Missouri City candidate filings: See who is running for City Council this November

Aug. 16 was the deadline for candidates to file for a place on the Missouri City City Council ballot. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Aug. 16 was the deadline for candidates to file for a place on the Missouri City City Council ballot. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

Aug. 16 was the deadline for candidates to file for a place on the Missouri City City Council ballot. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

Missouri City residents will vote in two contested City Council races during the upcoming Nov. 2 election, according to candidate applications filed with the city secretary.

District A Council Member Cheryl Sterling is the only incumbent City Council member not running for re-election. Incumbent City Council members Anthony Maroulis and Floyd Emery are running unopposed.

Missouri City City Council members serve three-year terms. Council terms were extended from two to three years via a change to the city charter approved by voters in May.

Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. was the deadline for candidates to file for a place on the November ballot, according to the Texas Secretary of State's website.

Here are the candidates who have filed to run in each race. A map of Missouri City City Council districts can be found here. However, Missouri City residents can vote in all City Council elections regardless of the district they live in, according to the city secretary's office


District A

Reginald Pearson

Monica Riley

Bruce Zaborowski

District B

Jeffrey Boney (incumbent)

Everett Land

District C

Anthony Maroulis (incumbent)

District D

Floyd Emery (incumbent)

Missouri City voters will also cast ballots for or against three bond propositions totaling $85.85 million.

Residents have until Oct. 4 to register to vote, according to the secretary of state's office. Early voting runs from Oct. 18-29.

Look for more election information and candidate Q&A's in the Oct. 7 edition of Community Impact Newspaper.
By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Sugar Land/Missouri City

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.



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