3 candidates have filed for Sugar Land's May 2 City Council election

Sugar Land Mayor and At-Large positions 1 and 2 will be on the May 2 City Council election ballot.

So far, Mayor Joe Zimmerman and At-Large Position 2 Council Member Jennifer Lane have filed for re-election. Farha Ahmed has filed to run in the At-Large Position 1 race.

Himesh Ghandi, the incumbent council member for At-Large Position 1, is serving his fourth and final two-year term. Due to term limits in Sugar Land, council members can only serve four consecutive two-year terms.

The filing window for the May 2 election opened Jan. 15 and closes Feb. 14.

Sugar Land City Council has four district seats, two at-large seats and a mayoral seat. The four district seats will be up for election again in 2021.


For more information on how to file, click here. To learn more about voting in this election, click here.
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By Beth Marshall

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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