Updated 9:35 p.m. May 4

Paul Garcia thanked his supporters in a statement to Community Impact and said he looks forward to representing his constituents.

“I’m going to be honored to represent the people of Tomball,” he said in a phone interview on election night, May 4. “I look forward to working with Mayor [Lori] Quinn and the other council members. We can bring all the changes that the people of Tomball would like.”

Additionally, Lisa A. Covington, who ran unopposed for Position 4, gave Community Impact the following statement:

“I’m so honored to have the opportunity to serve the city of Tomball, and I’m really looking forward to learning everything that there is to learn, working hard and doing everything I can do to make Tomball the best hometown with a heart,” she said in a phone interview.

Posted 9:20 p.m. May 4

Election results show Paul Garcia earned the majority of votes in the Tomball City Council Position 2 race May 4, according to the results reported by the city of Tomball.

Garcia earned 149 votes, or 64.5% of the votes, compared to his opponent, Sheryl Martinez, who earned 82 votes, or 35.5% of votes, in the May 4 election.

Meet the candidates
  • Paul Garcia is a self-employed certified public accountant.
  • Sheryl Martinez is a real estate broker and portfolio manager.
Click here to see each candidate’s Q&A Community Impact conducted earlier this year.

The role’s incumbent, Mark Stoll, chose not to run for re-election.

What else?

Lisa A. Covington ran unopposed for Position 4, earning 197 votes.

According to the city’s report, 2.74% of registered voters cast ballots in this election.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit communityimpact.com/vote to see results from other races.