By Charlotte Aguilar There were only two runoff races Saturday (Dec. 11) on Bellaire ballots and just one on West University’s — but they were hard-fought and sometimes polarizing and resulted in a surprisingly large turnout that created waiting times of up to a half-hour to vote at the single polling place in each city. In the end, Brian Witt — the third member of a … [Read more...] about Runoff voting produces long lines, clear winners in Bellaire council, HISD trustee races
VOTER’S GUIDE: West U, Bellaire Metro leaders offer pros, cons on transit bond vote
For more than a decade, Bellaire and West University have been well represented on the board of the Metro board, with three former mayors — Burt Ballanfant and Bob Fry of West University and Cindy Siegel of Bellaire having held seats representing the so-called Multi-Cities. With the agency asking voters to approve a $3.5 billion bond measure today (Nov. 5), we turned to … [Read more...] about VOTER’S GUIDE: West U, Bellaire Metro leaders offer pros, cons on transit bond vote
Mayoral Candidates Address Racial Profiling Allegations In Police Dept.
Actions to take regarding allegations of racial profiling in the Bellaire Police Department is the subject of the fourth question in InstantnewsBellaire's Q&A series with Bellaire City Council candidates. We asked candidates: In the wake of the Tolan shooting incident early this year, the Bellaire Police Department came under fire for alleged racial profiling. Do you … [Read more...] about Mayoral Candidates Address Racial Profiling Allegations In Police Dept.