Here's who filed for the May 5 ballot in Tomball, Magnolia

The candidate filing period for the May 5 election closed Friday, Feb. 16.

The candidate filing period for the May 5 election closed Friday, Feb. 16.

The candidate filing period for a place on the May 5 ballot closed Friday, Feb. 16. As of Monday, all races in Tomball and Magnolia are unopposed, according to local officials.

Mayor Todd Kana and council members Brenda Hoppe and Jonny Williams have all filed for re-election in the city of Magnolia, according to the city's website. Hoppe holds Position 4, and Williams serves in Position 5.

Council members Mark Stoll and Derek Townsend have also filed for re-election to Tomball City Council in positions 2 and 4, respectively, according to candidate filing information.

Council members in Tomball are elected to serve three-year terms, and council members in Magnolia serve two-year terms.

Two positions on the Magnolia ISD board of trustees are also up for election in May. Travis Moffatt and Chuck Adcox have filed for re-election to positions 6 and 7, respectively, Superintendent Secretary Chris Hinkelman said. As this race is uncontested, the board of trustees will vote to cancel its May 5 election at its March 5 meeting, she said. Trustees serve three-year terms.

Although the formal filing deadline closed Friday, candidates can declare write-in candidacy until Tuesday, Feb. 20. Tomball City Secretary Doris Speer said candidates may withdrawal from the race until Friday, Feb. 23.

Early voting for the May 5 election is held April 23-May 1.
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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