See what's on the May ballots in Tomball, Magnolia

Voters can cast a ballot May 5 and May 22.

Voters can cast a ballot May 5 and May 22.

Voters in the Tomball and Magnolia areas can cast a ballot May 5 and May 22 for a local election and primary runoff election, respectively. As of April 5, Harris County had not released a sample ballot for the May 5 election.

May 5 local election


City of Magnolia
Proposition A
“The reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the city of Magnolia, Texas, at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the date of this election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized.”

Harris County Emergency Services District No. 15
Proposition A
Voters within ESD 15 in the Tomball area will
see a proposition on the ballot regarding a 5-cent increase in the property tax rate ceiling for the district to help fund staffing and construction of fire stations for ESD 15 and the Tomball Fire Department, according to ESD 15 Commissioner Buddy Roth. Official ballot language was unavailable as of press time.

May 22 runoff election


Republican Party
Montgomery County
Precinct 2 commissioner
• Charlie Riley*
• Greg Parker

Democratic Party
U.S. representative, District 10
• Mike Siegel
• Tawana Walter-Cadien
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia & Conroe | Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball|Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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