The candidates listed in this guide will be on the May 6 local election ballot in the communities defined by Community Impact Newspaper’s Sugar Land/Missouri City coverage area. Only contested races are listed.

Sugar Land City Council 

District 4

Local election guideSean Burnett

Top priorities

  • Public safety

  • City planning

  • Economic development

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Local election guideQaisar Q. Imam

Top priorities

  • Our families' safety

  • Watch impact on school quality

  • No high-density housing

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SLM-2017-04-election-09Carol McCutcheon

Top priorities

  • Keep Sugar Land suburban

  • Keep Sugar Land safe

  • Keep Sugar Land superior

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Fort Bend ISD

Position 1

Local election guideJason Burdine*

Top priorities

  • Recruit and retain highly qualified teachers

  • Continue to demonstrate fiscal and resource responsibility

  • Promote safe and secure schools

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Local election guideL. Angelo DeCamps

Top priorities

  • Hold administration accountable for the programs the district maintains they offer the students and parents

  • Support our teachers and try to minimize the amount of red tape they are required to cut through

  • Full transparency in the decisions FBISD makes

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Position 4

Rodrigo Carreon

Top priorities

Candidate did not reply

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Local election guideShirley Rose-Gilliam

Top priorities

  • Accountability to voters

  • Belief in all students

  • Character education for students

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Local election guideKristin Tassin*

Top priorities

  • Advocating for local control and flexibility through the District of Innovation plan

  • Create policy supporting innovative instructional programs and classroom teachers

  • Building partnerships within our community and broadening engagement

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Position 5

Local election guideLorena Dueñas 

Top priorities

  • Holding district administrators accountable to reduce the bureaucracy that burdens teachers

  • Lowering student-teacher ratios

  • Increasing individualized/personalized learning for students

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Local election guideKP George*

Top priorities

  • Continue synergy between the board and the superintendent to excel FBISD's accomplishments and growth

  • Pay more attention and resources toward special needs and gifted/talented students  and their education

  • Creating more opportunity in the area of career and technical education

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