Here is who filed to run in November for Missouri City mayor and City Council positions

Missouri City residents will vote Nov. 3 for mayor and the two at-large City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Missouri City residents will vote Nov. 3 for mayor and the two at-large City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Missouri City residents will vote Nov. 3 for mayor and the two at-large City Council positions. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

In addition to electing federal, state and countywide representatives during the Nov. 3 general election, Missouri City residents will also cast ballots for mayor and the city's two at-large City Council positions.

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election runs from Oct. 13-30. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extended early voting by a week because of the coronavirus pandemic. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 5.


Below are the candidates running for Missouri City offices, according to the city’s election website. The incumbent mayor andthe at-large council members are running for re-election. They will each face at least one challenger. An asterisk indicates an incumbent.

Mayor

  • Robin J. Elackatt

  • Yolanda Ford*

  • Fred G. Taylor


City Council member at-large, Position 1


  • Vashaundra Edwards*

  • Reginald Pearson


City Council member at-large, Position 2


  • Lynn Clouser

  • James Mable

  • Chris Preston*


The deadline for candidates to file for a spot on the ballot was Aug. 17. These elected officials will serve a two-year term from November 2020 to November 2022.

Also on the Missouri City local ballot this November will be a proposition regarding the adoption of the firefighters’ and police officers’ civil service law.
By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Northwest Austin

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition and in December 2021 moved to Austin to become the reporter for the Northwest Austin 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.