Early voting starts at 7 a.m. today (Nov. 29) for the Dec. 11 runoff elections in Harris County, including a fiercely contested Bellaire City Council seat and the choice of who will represent West University and Bellaire on the Houston ISD board of trustees. The only polling place open in the area is at Houston Community College West Loop, 5601 West Loop South, in room C108. … [Read more...] about Voting opens today for Bellaire City Council, HISD trustee runoffs
By Charlotte Aguilar Voters can start casting their ballots Monday (Nov. 29) for candidates in two key races to be decided in a Dec. 11 runoff — one for a swing seat on Bellaire City Council and the other to determine who represents West University, Bellaire and southwest Houston on the Houston ISD board of trustees. Early voting runs through Dec. 7, with polls open from 7 … [Read more...] about Early voting starts Monday to decide high-stakes Bellaire, HISD races
By Charlotte Aguilar With the departure of Interim City Manager Brant Gary on Dec. 3, Bellaire is now faced with looking both for a permanent leader and a short-term one — giving a City Council half composed of lame duck members the opportunity to name the temporary successor. The announcement of Gary’s departure was made, unceremoniously, in what appeared to be a chipper … [Read more...] about Interim city manager resigns: Who will lead ‘low morale’ Bellaire staff short- and long-term?
By Charlotte Aguilar With all 700-plus county vote centers counted Wednesday morning (Nov. 3), the unofficial returns show one Bellaire City Council contest and the Houston ISD District V trustee race are headed for runoffs next month, and Bellaire Mayor Andrew Friedberg has secured at least two allies on City Council. Friedberg ran unopposed for his fourth (and final) … [Read more...] about Bellaire mayor shores up support; one council seat, HISD trustee race headed for runoff
By Charlotte Aguilar More than three hours after polls closed, the early vote results were released in Harris County — with two tight races for Bellaire voters and promising totals for the incumbent Houston ISD trustee. In Bellaire, Mayor Andrew Friedberg was unopposed and drew 1,374 votes out of the more than 1,700 cast before Tuesday’s general election … [Read more...] about Early votes are late but show 2 tight Bellaire council races, good lead for HISD trustee