Four candidates will face off for two director positions on the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District board of directors with James Ridgway and John Yoars challenging incumbents Ken Earnest and Larry Rogers for the Position 3 and Position 7 seats, respectively. The Position 3 seat represents voters of Montgomery County Precinct 3, while the Position 7 seat represents voters of The Woodlands Township. All candidates for Lone Star Groundwater's board of directors can be found on its election website.
Rogers has served on the board since 2018, while Earnest was sworn in on July 12 as a replacement for Harry Hardman, who was elected to Conroe City Council and vacated his position. The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District was created by Texas to regulate the groundwater resources of Montgomery County, and it has the authority to develop, promote and implement water conservation, augmentation and management strategies in the region.
Candidates were asked to keep responses under 75 words, answer the questions provided and avoid attacking opponents. Answers may have been edited or cut to adhere to those guidelines, or for style and clarity. Montgomery County Elections will oversee the Nov. 8 election for Lone Star Groundwater. For more information on voting in Montgomery County, visit its elections website.