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MAYORAL ELECTION

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MAY 7, 2016

RE-ELECT MAYOR ALLEN OWEN

Mayor Owen and his wife Jane have been married over 48 years

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MAYOR OWEN IS THE RIGHT CHOICE!

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City of Missouri City will hold a General Election on May 7, 2016, to elect a: • Mayor • Council At Large Position 1 • Council At Large Position 2

Meet Mayor Allen Owen

Mayor Allen Owen is Missouri City's 10th mayor since the city's incorporation in 1956. Mayor Owen and his family have lived in Missouri City more than 36 years. Mayor Owen continues to dedicate much of his time and expertise towards the development of a community where he and his wife of 46 years, Jane, raised their three children. Owen has served as mayor since his election to that position on May 7, 1994. Prior to that time he was a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission for five years and a City Council member for eight years, including MAYOR OWEN serving as mayor pro-tem. Mayor Owen earned degrees from Southern Methodist University's Graduate School of Finance and Banking and from Stephen F. Austin State University.

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Mayor Allen Owen is Involved

From the beginning of Mayor Owen's association with Missouri City, he has been highly visible in the community that now has grown to 68,000 residents and numerous businesses. He continues to play a major role in building a strong economy evidenced by Missouri City's attraction of quality residential and commercial development.

Mayor Owen combines his position as retired senior vice president and Texas government liaison for Wells Fargo Bank of Texas with assuring he is available to hear and work with the City's residents on their needs. He actively participates in numerous community activities, including tireless volunteer hours with the YMCA, United Way, March of Dimes, and many other organizations.

Mayor Allen Owen is Committed

He serves on the boards for the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, Fort Bend Women's Center, Fort Bend Literacy Council, and the Fort Bend Community Justice Council. Mayor Owen is also a lifetime vice president and director of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a lifetime member of the Fort Bend Fair, past president of the Texas 4H Foundation, and president of the Asian American Family Services Center.

A Few Key Endorsements

Missouri City Police Officers Association Missouri City Fire Fighters Association Texas Association of Realtors Houston Area Asian Church Council Congressman Al Green Congressman Pete Olson State Senator Joan Huffman

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State Senator John Whitmire State Senator Rodney Ellis State Representative Rick Miller State Representative Ron Reynolds Constable Ruben Davis Commissioner James Patterson County Judge Bob Heber Council Member Don Smith Council Member Jerry Wyatt

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MILLER

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SMITH

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REYNOLDS

For a complete listing of supporters visit:

www.mayorallenowen.com/supporters


MAYOR OWEN IS

U.S. Congressman Al Green supports the re-election of Mayor Allen Owen on Saturday, May 7, 2016.


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MAYOR ALLEN OWEN - MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS -

THE RIGHT CHOICE!

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MAYOR OWEN IS

State Senator Rodney Ellis supports the re-election of Mayor Allen Owen on Saturday, May 7, 2016.


RE-ELECT

MAYOR ALLEN OWEN - MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS -

THE RIGHT CHOICE!

VOTE EARLY: APRIL 25TH - MAY 3, 2016


A Civic Leader

As a former Missouri City Councilmember and FBISD Board Trustee public servant, Cynthia has served her community well. A strong leader in city affairs, she fights to keeps taxes low and to increase public safety. She pushes for community revitalization and raises awareness concerning those issues that affect the well being of the city. She is very involved in her community and serves as the "Neighborhood Representative" in the Plantation Trails subdivision.

An Educator

Academic excellence is very important to Cynthia. She is an educator who holds a Doctorate of Ministry (Christian Counseling), Master of Arts in Sociology, a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a double minor in Mathematics and Biology.

A Law Enforcement Professional

As a Forensic Scientist, Cynthia has seen firsthand the effect of crime in our region. Her Criminalist background has allowed her to analyze circumstances from a nuts and bolts perspective. Her family is deeply rooted in Law Enforcement from the local to the federal level. Cynthia understands how to “connect the dots� to reveal the cause and effect of circumstance. Consequently, she is able to determine effective solutions for challenging issues.

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Angelique Bartholomew Is The Right Choice!

It's time and It's the season for the right reason. Let's do this!

Angelique Bartholomew grew up in Alabama and comes from a family of preachers and Civil Rights advocates. She graduated from Fisk University and Miles Law School. Over the past decade, Angelique has walked the hallways of our schools and has been a powerful advocate for education. Angelique Bartholomew, a small business owner, currently serves as the Director of Compliance at a private medical firm and has been a leading voice in healthcare, and for entrepreneurs like herself. Married, and mother of five, Angelique understands that economic security and opportunity are fundamental for healthy, safe families and communities.

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Angelique Bartholomew grew up in Birmingham Alabama just blocks from 16th Street Baptist Church. She comes from a long line of ministers, civil rights activists, and community advocates. One thing Bartholomew says she learned from them all: to always stand up for what is right!

That is why she is running for Texas State Representative House District 27

Angelique Bartholomew is a small business owner, currently serves as the Director of Compliance at a private medical firm and has been a leading voice in healthcare, and for entrepreneurs like herself. Bartholomew understands that economic security and opportunity are fundamental for healthy, safe families and communities. She’s lived in Missouri City for nearly two decades. As a community advocate, and a mother of five she has walked the halls of our schools and seen the swelling classroom sizes. She has seen our teachers do more with less. She wants to be our advocate in Austin to fight to restore budget cuts to our kid’s education. Our children deserve a quality education no matter what neighborhood they grow up in. Bartholomew is a Democrat who has worked hard for our Democratic party: knocked many doors, made many phone calls, and raised

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thousand of dollars for our local county party alongside our county chairman, Don Bankston, and other party leaders. In 2008, and 2012 she strongly supported our President Barack Obama. She was an avid supporter and volunteer for Senator Wendy Davis in 2014, launching “Women for Wendy�. Recently, she has been heavily involved with the Hillary for America campaign as one of the largest African American fundraisers. One of the problems we have right now in politics is we hold our politics higher than the people. The people of our district need access to healthcare, our kids need adequately funded schools, we need to support and attract more small businesses, and we have to take a serious look at our criminal justice system and Bartholomew will stand up to Republicans on these issues because they are important to our community and all Texans. She has always stood for what is right and will never be afraid to back down to Republicans in Austin.

Question & Answer with Bartholomew on PAGE -16

TUESDAY MAY 24, 2016 FORT BEND COUNTY

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â—? What are the biggest challenges/issues facing House District 27?

The disparities in our schools. One thing is clear after talking to our neighbors in the district: our schools should not look different depending on what side of town you’re in. All of our kids, no matter your ethnicity or socioeconomic status, should have facilities that are equipped with technology, and comfortable learning environments. The administration of discipline within our schools should be equal and fair. Sadly, African American students and other students of color are punished more frequently and more severely than their peers. Our Superintendent and School Board Trustees have been working hard to fix these disparities but they need someone to support and fight for them in Austin. I have talked to many residents, and small business owners in our communities. I believe we deserve growth of development and infrastructure in our communities. There are portions of our communities that look the same way they did a decade ago. Hard working families deserve to have hospitals, restaurants, retail, and entertainment development in their neighborhoods not abandoned commercial properties, and eysores. Our small businesses need someone in Austin to be there for them that understands they are the engines of our economy. I would sit down with

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stakeholders: small business owners, entrepreneurs, city council members, and residents. We need to ensure we are keeping our local dollars in our community not neighboring cities. Additionally, 20 percent of Ft. Bend County residents are uninsured. Poor access to healthcare is a big issue for people in the district. During the next legislative session we have to get to work to expand access to care, increase efficiencies and drive down costs. We can do that by renewing the Texas Transformation waiver and accepting federal dollars to expand the Medicaid program. District 27 deserves to have a voice in Austin for these issues and I want to be that voice.

● What's the most important issue to you?

First, I want to say it is not about me. It is about the hardworking families of House District 27. But from firsthand experience I’ve seen that the most important issue is improving our education system. We have to get serious about our school finances, fully restore public education cuts and fund our schools to match our population growth. If we fail to act, our children’s classrooms will continue to get more crowded, we won’t be able to retain the best and brightest teachers, and our future workforce will be less educated. Our district need a Representative who will fight for the future of education.

● What qualifies you to serve as the District 27 State Representative?

I'm a mother of 5 children from 7 to 18 years old. I’ve been actively involved in their education and have volunteered my own time to advocate

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for them and all schoolchildren through various programs. I have served in many capacities as a volunteer in my community: contributed to the collective peace in my community as a certified mediator. The discord between law enforcement and communities they serve has been a growing part of the national concern and dialogue. I have worked with law enforcement and the community. Bridging the gap and diffusing conflict between the two is a challenge we are facing. It’s really about getting back to basics: renewing/building trust, demanding transparency and leveraging our collective humanity until we get it right. I have been a committed and powerful advocate for education, healthcare and social justice for many years. My education advocacy includes founding and leading the WeSolve Foundation. This mediation program operated in HISD, Alief, North Forest and Fort Bend Independent School districts. The program was acknowledged by Mayor Bill White, Judge Vanessa Gilmore and Chief Clarence Bradford as well as Adrian Garcia. It was also supported by former Superintendent Betty Baitland of Fort Bend ISD. As the auxiliary President of Angels in Education, I fundraised, and coordinated volunteers benefiting the Fort Bend Education Foundation with funds allocated for all schools in FBISD. My family has endured tough financial times during the economic downturn. We face challenges ensuring my five children had adequate healthcare coverage. As an education and healthcare advocate, a businesswoman and a mom of five children, I’ve experienced firsthand

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challenges met against all odds. I want to advocate and fight for other families in our district and across Texas that are facing similar challenges. Our Legislature, just like so many powerful institutions, does not look or sound like the people. It is essential that when decisions are made about resource allocation and policy, that all perspectives are represented.

â—? What's the first piece of legislation you'd like to write for the 85th State Legislature?

I understand that being a strong and good leader begins with listening. I am a certified mediator! I know how to listen well. I will listen and be a voice for our community in Austin. I will immediately get to work on our public school finance system. After $5.4 billion cuts from our public schools in 2011, the Legislature has continued to pass budgets that do not fully restore the cuts and fund population growth. I will work to get those funds restored. With five children in public schools, I have walked the hallways of our schools and noticed the swelling classroom sizes. Talking with parents, grandparents, teachers, and administrators, they are concerned about the roadblocks in our schools. We have to get serious about fixing our schools! I will file legislation to limit waivers and reduce the number of overcrowded classrooms to keep our elementary school classes at a size of 22 students for every teacher. We should not be asking our teachers to adequately teach our kids when we place twenty-seven or twenty-eight students at a time in a classroom.

Angelique Bartholomew Is The Right Choice!


ON MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016 THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION WILL TAKE PLACE IN PHILADELPHIA

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held from Monday, July 25, 2016 through Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Keep in mind that the Democratic Party has 4,764 delegates to the Democratic National Convention. To win the nomination a candidate needs to earn a simple majority comprising of 2,383 or more delegates. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders and other lesser-known candidates in the race to earn the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

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DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR

As the chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz works every day to advance President Obama's agenda and to elect Democratic candidates across the country.

First elected to Congress in 2004, Rep. Wasserman Schultz has been a rising presence in the House and a tireless advocate for Democratic values. Prior to becoming Chair, Rep. Wasserman Schultz was DNC Vice Chair. Rep. Wasserman Schultz became the Democratic National Committee Chair on May 4th, 2011.

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