Read election Q&A's with Tomball, Magnolia-area candidates

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Tomball and Magnolia coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Election Q&A: US House District 2

Three candidates are running to be elected to U.S. House District 2.

Q&A: Meet the candidates for US House District 8

Candidates running for U.S. House District 8 answered questions prior the the Nov. 3 election.

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for U.S. House District 10

Three candidates are on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Texas Senate

Q&A: Texas Senate District 4 candidates share their legislative objectives

Incumbent Republican Brandon Creighton, Democrat Jay Stittleburg and Libertarian Cameron Brock are in the race for the Texas Senate seat that covers portions of the Greater Houston area.

Texas House

Q&A: Texas House District 3 candidates discuss biggest challenges, plans for legislation

Incumbent Cecil Bell Jr. will go up against Martin Shupp in the race for District 3 in the Texas House this November.

Election Q&A: Texas House District 15

Texas House District 15 candidates Lorena McGill and Steve Toth answer questions prior to the Nov. 3 election.

Election Q&A: Texas House District 126

Get to know the two candidates, Natali Hurtado and Sam Harless, who are running to represent Texas House District 126.

COVID-19, flood mitigation, education: Texas House District 130 candidates talk top issues in Cypress, Tomball

Before heading to the polls, see what each candidate had to say about these key issues.

Q&A: Texas House District 150 candidates discuss development, other legislative plans

Meet incumbent Valoree Swanson, Michael Robert Walsh and Jesse Herrera, who are vying for the Texas House District 150 seat.

Harris County

Election Q&A: Harris County sheriff

Get to know the two candidates, Ed Gonzalez and Joe Danna, who are running for Harris County sheriff.

Election Q&A: Harris County constable Precinct 4

Get to know the two candidates, Jeff McGowen and Mark Herman, who are running for Harris County Precinct 4 constable.

Q&A: Candidates running for Harris County Precinct 5 constable

Two candidates are running for constable in Harris County Precinct 5 this November.

Q&A: Candidates for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner talk COVID-19 response, criminal justice

Two candidates are running in the race to replace retiring commissioner Steve Radack in Precinct 3.

Montgomery County

Candidate Q&A: Montgomery County 457th Civil Court

Candidates Marc Meyer and Vince Santini discuss issues with the newly created 457th District Court in Montgomery County.


Q&A: Hear from Magnolia mayor candidates Todd Kana, Jonny Williams

Meet the candidates running for mayor of the city of Magnolia: incumbent Todd Kana and Council Member Jonny Williams.

Tomball ISD

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Tomball ISD Position 5

Incumbent Matt Schiel and Lonnell Graham are running for Position 5 on the Tomball ISD board of trustees.

Q&A: Meet the three candidates vying for Tomball ISD Position 6

Three candidates are running for Position 6 on the Tomball ISD school board.

Q&A: Meet candidates Lee McLeod and Annisa White running for Tomball ISD Position 7

Early voting begins Oct. 13.

Shawn Arrajj, Andrew Christman, Danica Lloyd, Anna Lotz, Adriana Rezal, Kelly Schafler, Ben Thompson and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.


CCEMS provides emergency medical services for approximately 177 square miles of North Harris County. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
Judge rules Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 can no longer withhold payments from Cypress Creek EMS

The ESD No. 11 board voted to terminate its contract with CCEMS on Sept. 3 after a long history of disagreements over the two entities’ 16-year relationship.

According to business owner Van Luu, Stylebook Alterations moved to a new location within the Tomball Parkway Plaza in September earlier this year. (Courtesy Stylebook Alterations)
Relocations, anniversaries and more: Here's the latest business news for Tomball, Magnolia

The Tomball Parkway Plaza has seen a new meat market open and a business relocate in recent months, among other business news for Tomball and Magnolia.

To support this initiative, community members are encouraged to visit NAM's Blessing Tree, located at 15555 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, where they can choose a child's name and shop specifically for that child. (Courtesy Northwest Assistance Ministries)
Northwest Assistance Ministries in need of donations to support biggest Season of Blessings campaign in nonprofit's history

Northwest Assistance Ministries is in need of toys, food and monetary donations to provide meals to more than 1,700 families and toys to more than 5,300 children this holiday season. By comparison, the nonprofit provided meals for 994 families and toys for 1,773 children in 2019.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has launched a campaign to address declining college enrollment numbers across the state since the pandemic started. (Courtesy Pexels)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches campaign to boost college enrollment

The decline in college enrollment across the state of Texas has prompted several agencies to partner up and create online resources for students and counselors.

The 24-hour hospital boasts the latest in diagnostic and surgical expertise, including health care, women's health and orthopedics. (Courtesy CHI St. Luke's Health The Vintage Hospital)
CHI St. Luke's Health The Vintage Hospital to celebrate 10 years in Northwest Houston on Dec. 10

The 24-hour hospital boasts the latest in diagnostic and surgical expertise, including health care, women's health and orthopedics.

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County rise 34% over Thanksgiving week from Nov. 23-30

Active cases increased from 2,513 to 3,365; recoveries grew from 10,655 to 11,019; and the death toll has remained the same at 169.

The Montgomery County commissioners discussed reimbursement payments to various entities for coronavirus expenditures. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Montgomery County Commissioners defer CARES Act reimbursements a week

The requested amounts to the counties are for expenses incurred due to the coronavirus.

Tomball ISD students will have the option to change their preferred learning environment from Nov. 30-Dec. 9, whereas Magnolia ISD will no longer offer virtual learning for students in poor academic standing starting Jan. 6. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here's what to expect with changing learning options in Tomball, Magnolia ISDs for the spring semester

Students in Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD can expect to see changes in the coming spring semester for face-to-face and virual learning options.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19 testing locations remain open in Montgomery County and more local news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.

Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.

The Harris County Justice Administration Department is working to release final reports and launch pilot programs in early 2021. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Justice Administration Department makes headway on countywide criminal justice studies

The department is working to release the final versions of several studies and launch pilot programs with local law enforcement groups in early 2021.