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MAYOR ALLEN OWEN: “I’M ENCOURAGING ALL TEXANS TO VOTE!”

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THE FUTURE OF AMERICA IS AT STAKE CITY

PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

VOTE IN THE PRIMARY OF YOUR CHOICE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016 REPUBLICAN FRONT-RUNNERS

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FORT BEND COUNTY AND HARRIS COUNTY VOTERS: Congressman Al Green supports the re-election of Mayor Allen Owen in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 General Election.

FORT BEND COUNTY AND HARRIS COUNTY VOTERS: State Senator Rodney Ellis supports the re-election of Mayor Allen Owen in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 General Election

DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FEATURED MARCH 1, 2016 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RACE

SHOWDOWN

THE RACE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE HOUSE DISTRICT 139 KIMBERLY WILLIS

JARVIS JOHNSON

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“I’M ASKING FOR YOUR VOTE!”

“I’M ASKING FOR YOUR VOTE!”

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All Harris County Voters Are Strongly Encouraged vote on Election Day Let’s support the candidates who respect and value us, our community, and our vote when we go to the polls on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. And don’t forget to make an informed voting decision.”

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VOTING SHOULD BE A FAMILY AFFAIR THE FUTURE OF AMERICA IS AT STAKE

What’s Really Going On America?

causing the household to rejoice. It’s in our hands American citizens. We have the power to reform our country into an image we can be proud to look at and say, yes now that’s me. America we can do this, so let’s stop bashing our governing authority and lets use that energy to focus on getting to the polls to elect those who represent the “true you” and erase what you may call a false dead beat governing image that stands before us. Grandparents and parents alike should take all those years of built up frustration and organize a family accountability plan for voting. This plan should be focused on getting our grandchildren and children to realize that they WILL vote, and it is not an option. We thank God for those who have stepped outside of their call of duty to encourage our families; but enough is enough. Family leaders, we must transform this feeble unproductive look with what we’ve been given -- the right to make an informed voting decision.

Bishop Anthony A. Allen – Apostle, Entrepreneur, Author and Music artist.

Over time, I’ve wondered who’s really to blame for the lack of true progress in our country. Is it our governing leadership – whom some have called out on numerous occasions to be incompetent, unconcerned, greedy slackers? Or is it us?

If this is truly a country that’s, "of the people, for the people, and by the people", then I have to go with "it’s us" and admit that lack of progress is a reflection of our own making. To admit this brings me pain and should you too; to the point of seeking undeniable resolve. Because to understand that the image of our government, and the progressive production of our country is in our hands and not strive to implement that which can make it a beautiful successful item, would be like parents starving the children they’ve been given and expecting them to achieve excellence to the point of

Sincerely,

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Bishop Anthony and Matishe Allen

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“Community and Human Rights Advocate”

KERYL L. DOUGLAS

for JUSTICE OF THE PEACE - PRECINCT 7, PLACE 1

"A Judge You can TRUST!"

* Just * Fair * Honest * Principled * Accessible DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTION - Tuesday, March 1, 2016

“K.D. for J.P.” “Restoring JUSTICE and INTEGRITY to Our Courts"

* B.S., Biology, Cum Laude, FAMU * M.S., Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, TSU * J.D., Law, Summa Cum Laude, TSU (#5 of 202 students) * Ph.D. Coursework, Epidemiology, UT-HSC * NAACP-National Region VI Dir. (TX, OK, AR, LA, NM) * NAACP-Houston Former Executive Director * NAACP-Fort Bend, Former President * TSU, Former First Lady, Instructor, Administrator * TSU and HCC, Taught Biology and Chemistry * Ready Women, Inc., President * Friends of Emancipation Park, General Counsel * Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. * Houston Lawyers Association * Houston Bar Association * American Bar Association * Texas State Bar * U.S. Supreme Court Bar

KERYL L. DOUGLAS IS ENDORSED BY HARRIS COUNTY COURTROOM OBSERVERS Pol. Ad. paid for by Keryl L. Douglas in compliance with the voluntary limits of the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act. Campaign Treasurer, Attorney Robert E. Williams II.


“I’m Asking for Your Vote!”

You’ve heard the soundbytes, read the endorsements and done your homework. Still, you are confused about who is the right candidate to vote for. After all, this is a very important election. In my race for Texas House of Representatives - District 139, there are 4 vying for the seat that Mayor Sylvester Turner held for so long. I am thankful for the opportunity to work alongside them as we talk about the issues that we face. I am a stand - alone candidate. My donors are from within the District. My endorsements are from independent organizations and businesses that I did not have to pay in order to receive their support. Those endorsements came after multiple candidate screenings about the real issues. I not only addressed those issues, I offered real and practical solutions. I did not and will not rely on political favors of special interest groups, lobbyist or political heavy hitters that will want favors once elected to the House. Instead, I have relied on the people who live, work and play in District 139. My experience as a policy analyst for the Texas House of Representatives makes me uniquely qualified for the Representatives seat. Instead of sitting on a board of directors offering my opinions, I will go to Austin and enter the legislation that I have already researched and entered into the public record. I will be able to stand on the floor of our Capitol and fight for the solutions that will make life better for each and every one of you. Legislation like the much needed Criminal Justice Reform that everyone talks about but does nothing to fix. Let’s stop criminalizing our children in elementary school and actually start funding education so that much needed resources are available to at-risk children. Let’s stop the unfair jailing of the poor. Debtors’ prisons should no longer exist. While imprisonment for debt was common in colonial times in the United States, subsequent constitutional provisions, legislation, and court rulings all called for the abolition of incarcerating individuals to collect debt. Despite these prohibitions, individuals who are unable to pay debts are now regularly

incarcerated, and the vast majority of them are indigent. In 2015, at least ten lawsuits were filed against municipalities for incarcerating individuals in modern-day debtors’ prisons. Let’s put legislation on the floor to ensure our workers are protected in their retirement years. I’ll fight for the teachers and first-responders to have quality health and retirement programs while working to rid the fraud and waste from our budget. I’ll bring support to the small business owner who creates jobs that will restore prosperity here in District 139 by entering in legislation that reduces regulations that burden them. We will focus on Economic Development that makes sense. It’s time to get real in Austin. It’s time to stop the career politicians who serve their cronies and ignore the day to day issues that our community faces. It’s time to elect a servant of the people who will put the people first and not their political allies and lobby groups. I am that candidate. I will commit to you to be the voice you need to be heard in Austin. I just need you to stand with me and cast your ballot for me, Kimberly Willis.

Kimberly is seen with Ms. Julie who is 99 years old and Ms. Glenda.

Kimberly Willis is a native Acres Home resident, has a BS from Baylor University, MS from Prairie View University and MS from University of Houston. Member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Member of the NAACP Young Professionals and National Assoc. of Social Workers. Currently works for Harris County. Previous experience includes Texas Legislative Study Group - 82nd Legislature, Policy Analyst/ Community Liaison for Representative Farrar.

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VOTE FOR KIMBERLY WILLIS IN THE MARCH 1ST DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

“I am a stand - alone candidate. My donors are from within the District. My endorsements are from independent organizations and businesses that I did not have to pay in order to receive their support. Those endorsements came after multiple candidate screenings about the real issues. I not only addressed those issues, I offered real and practical solutions.” -- Kimberly Willis Edward de Alba Lianne Russell JaQuita Montgomery Desiree Guilliard-Young Aneika Pruitt Samantha Frazier Erika Johnson Marvell Gales Sareeta Spriggs Tanya Smith Vanessa Earl Taft Richards Tia John Wortham F. Briscoe Chris Bowers Bridgette Sneed Suzanne Pritzker Felicia Smith Bridget Thomas Gloria Inyang Rashad Cave Julius Briscoe Pamela Williams Angela Williams Pamela Humphrey Rachel Briscoe Doris Haston Xraka White Alton Smith Sharon Taylor Signora Tinsley Lianne Russell Houston Metropolitan Baptist Ministers' Conference Marcie Scholz Hesma Stephens Binod Olee Adriane Bennett Whit Peridot Bridgette Willis Nicole Earl Matthew Holte Deborah Willis Lenora Dabney Adrienne Gilmore-Thomas Brittany Minor Ryan Harris Nathaniel White Dorothy Y. Felton Robert Kelly Eva Anassi Nico Theman Mathews Andrew Nunnally Jr. Ladii Carraway Shayla Joseph Glenn Coy Lannessa Moshay Chaunell Freeney Fleetwood Tenecia Nicole Ken Walton Kyndra Snoddy Nneka C. Maduka Judy Denson Neasia Ross Ashley R. Lemons Lorannette Lewis Erin Murphy Danyalle Williams

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BUILDING A BETTER TODAY! Native Houstonian and Resident of Acres Home and Inwood Communities / Graduate of Baylor University, Prairie View A&M University, and University of Houston / Licensed Social Worker / Minister at The Mouth of God Ministries / Experienced Policy Analyst / Experienced Program Developer.

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OPEN LETTER: “I’m asking for your vote on Tuesday, March 1, 2016” - KERYL L. DOUGLAS

PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

I’m KERYL L. DOUGLAS, CANDIDATE FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 7, PLACE 1. ITS TIME TO VOTE! And I’m asking you to VOTE FOR ME! We are passionate about our community and my candidacy for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7, Place 1. I hope that you will join in our excitement as well as in our efforts to mobilize Precinct 7 voters for positive change by electing me as your next Justice of the Peace! I humbly ask for the vote of each of you in Precinct 7 who are eligible to vote.

More than any other candidate in my race, I’ve given the greatest amount of service to our community, and I have the best and the most combined experience in community advocacy and empowerment, education, legal training, dispute resolution, human rights and equal access to justice. As a dedicated Mom to my teen son James Matthew Douglas II, as well as an educator, business owner, attorney, and dedicated community volunteer, I am keenly aware of the needs of our community, and how impor-

tant our Justice Courts operations are to the lives and wellbeing of all who live, learn, visit, and/or work in Precinct 7. I promise to serve you and our entire community with complete integrity and fairness; making our Place 1 Court serve ALL people better, and with utmost re-

spect, diligence, efficiency, and courtesy. “Its YOUR Precinct…YOUR Court…and I will be YOUR Justice of the Peace!!!”

Thank You and Be Immensely Blessed!

VOTE IN THE PRIMARY OF YOUR CHOICE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016

Your VOTE Is Your VOICE - Make Sure You Are Heard! By Dr. D. Z. Cofield, Senior Pastor Good Hope MBC

People complain over and over again about what’s wrong in our society and what politicians are doing and not doing to, or for, the community and their constituents. People complain about the injustices within the criminal justice system and schools that are graduating students who are under educated and therefore unemployable. From barbershops to beauty shops, from bridge clubs to social clubs, from fraternities to sororities, people grumble, mumble and complain over and over again about what’s wrong in our society. But what would happen if everyone who complained actually went out and voted? If only 20-30% of registered voters actually vote, do you think only 20-30% of registered voters actually complain? The sad truth is I believe there are more people who could vote and don’t than those who actually do vote, and if you can vote and don’t you shouldn’t complain. Bad officials and policies are allowed to remain in place when good citizens don’t vote. In 1981 Pres. Ronald Reagan said, “For this nation to remain true to it’s principles, we cannot allow any American’s vote to be denied, diluted or defiled.” Perhaps the greatest tragedy in our society is the fact that too many people render their right to vote impotent by not exercising that right.

We turn out most to vote for a presidential election, but the results of our state, county and city elections, both primary and general, are more important to your day-to-day existence than any national election because our local public servants will directly impact you, your family and your friends. School board members can decide the quality of your child’s education or whether your neighborhood school remains

open or closes. Local judges will rule on cases in your community. Community college board members will decide on many of the post-secondary educational opportunities for our young adults. Your Justice of the Peace will decide if local residents are evicted or will have another opportunity to stay in their homes. Local elections matter. Your vote matters. From the lack of economic development and job creation to

public safety, healthcare and public education, people want something better. You want something better, and the way to begin bringing about change is to get involved and vote. In 1965 Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson said, “The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from

THOUGHT LEADER: Dr. D. Z. Cofield, Senior Pastor Good Hope MBC in Houston, Texas

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other men.” Voting works. If voting didn’t work there would be no women’s rights, no public schools, no minimum rage, no Civil Rights Act, no Social Security, no Medicare, no Medicaid, no workers compensation, no environmental laws, and no health insurance. The fact is voting makes a difference. Your vote makes a difference, so get out and vote. As Mahatma Gandhi admonished, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world,” and the change you want to see should first be shown in how you vote. YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE! Let your voice be heard by making sure you GO AND VOTE!


2016 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

“WE MUST BECOME MORE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF ELECTING OUR LEADERS.” PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

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“I’m encouraging you to elect my son Jarvis Johnson as the next State Rep. for HD-139” stands and have assisted in writing legislation. He served on the Houston City Council Flooding and Drainage, Housing and Community Development, International Liaison and Protocol, M/WBE, Small Contractor Development and Contract Compliance, Pension Review, Public Safety and Homeland Security, Regulation, Development, Neighborhood Protection and Transportation, Infrastructure & Aviation. All the committees and work Jarvis has done help to compliment the work Sylvester Turner was also doing on a state level.

Present State legislative issues that Jarvis assisted with: Mental Health Screening, Individuals with Mental Health Issues in Jail, Employment for Youths with a Mental Health Diagnosis (Jarvis worked as a Mental Health Specialist for MHMRA in the mental health unit at the county jail)

HB 1430 – relating to the inclusion of mental health in the public services endorsement on a public school diploma and in information about health science career pathways HB 19 – relating to mental health and preventive services programs for veterans’ and military families HB 39 - relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons HB 867 – relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program HB 1762 – relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans

At this time, he serves on the community committee “Protecting, Positive, Parents” with Attorney Tyeshe Elam who launched the effort to get Section 157.162 (d) of the Texas Family Code” reinstated in order to address the issue of protecting parents that are doing the right thing and doing what is best for the child.

Cleo Glenn Johnson-McLaughlin (right) with the late Congressman Mickey Leland.

From the Desk of Cleo Glenn Johnson-McLaughlin

I am Cleo Glenn Johnson-McLaughlin; and many of you may know me from when I worked for the late Congressman Mickey Leland, as his Special Assistant and Community Outreach Specialist.

However, this letter is not about me, it is about my son, Jarvis Johnson who is running for State Representative for District 139.

Before leaving City Council, Jarvis secured $2 million for the E. O. Smith Education Center for a library and $3.2 million to refurbish the old Deluxe Theater in 5th Ward, for its transformation into a community arts program; spearheaded by Texas Southern University. Just a side note; this was a project started by the late Congressman Mickey Leland in the early 80’s, while Jarvis was a member of the late Congressman’s youth task force.

Jarvis Johnson is the owner of Aunt Bea’s Restaurant, where he hosts luncheons for veterans, senior citizens and youth organizations. This year was his 5th year hosting the Veteran’s luncheon and because the group has grown, he hosted three luncheons for them.

With his sister Velika, 17 years ago, they started Academic Beginnings Child Development Center in Houston & Austin, where both their children attended. Jarvis Johnson is an entrepreneur, consultant, developer, motivational speaker and the radio talk show host for “A Hire Houston” on KCOH.

As I stated this is just a snapshot of the work he has already done to empower and improve District 139 and the community at large, let’s send Jarvis to Austin so we can continue improving the community!

Let me share a snapshot of what Jarvis has done over the years. Jarvis became Director of Phoenix Outreach Youth Center in 5th Ward in the early 1990’s, before his graduation from Texas Southern University, majoring in Communications. In his senior year he was voted the Most Outstanding Student of the Year for Community Service by the Communication Department due to his work in the community and with youth.

Then in 2000 he was selected out of a pool of 5000 applicants from around the country to be one of the youngest top 10 winners of the “Do Something Brick Award under 30”, hosted by Rolling Stone Magazine in New York City.

As he continued to work with youth, he decided in 2005, to run for City Council to represent the people of District B. He had just been elected when Hurricane Katrina hit, and because Houston was the pipeline to the influx of people arriving from Louisiana, Jarvis stepped up to the plate and was one of the first to respond to getting the Astrodome open and computers set up so displaced people could connect with their family. Due to the great need in the Northwest side of Houston and because of the increase in people since Hurricane Katrina, he assisted in getting a food bank established at St. Monica Catholic Church.

Jarvis successfully worked to accomplish many good things as your City Councilman, now he wants to represent you again as your State Representative for District 139.

Please know House District 139 needs someone with a history of working with and in the community. District 139 needs hands on experience, someone young enough to run the long haul, but old enough to know how to bring about change.

Jarvis has the experience, he’s handled budgets, help create ordinances, and he under-

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Jarvis Johnson with his children.

“Please know District 139 needs someone with a history of working with and in the community. And my son Jarvis Johnson is the best choice!”

PROVEN LEADERSHIP -- Cleo Glenn Johnson-McLaughlin

Jarvis Johnson with former State Rep. for House District 139 -- Sylvester Turner.

A former Executive Director of an after school program, a community advocate, a former City Councilman and currently the owner of Aunt Beas Restaurant

A Few Measurable Results of Jarvis Johnson’s Leadership: Authored several effective pieces of Legislation and City Ordinances

Facilitated expansions to Incontinental Airport

Advocated for wireless internet access in various parts of the city, such as city parks and multipurpose centers

Secured $17 million in Capital Improvement Project funding for library and parks projects

Secured $24 million Funding for storm drainage improvements for His City Council District Fought on behalf of Small Business Owners so they could be considered for City of Houston Contracts

Created “Operation Take the Block Back”, a collaborative effort geared towards sweeping through neighborhoods to deal with degenerative problems the plague residents. Had Fire Hydrants installed in Garden City Subdivision. Sadly, this neighborhood had non prior to Jarvis Johnson’s administration

Vote for Jarvis Johnson: The Experienced Candidate for State Representative HD-139

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State Rep.Senfronia Thompson HD-141 is the Longest Serving Women in the Legislature

“I value the vote of every Harris County voter.” - STATE REP. SENFRONIA THOMPSON (HD-141)

Rep. Thompson's legacy is one built from strong principles of faith, an unwavering defense of freedom, and a staunch belief in fairness. She exemplifies the American ideal that one person can make a difference. Texas native Senfronia Thompson was born in Booth, Texas and raised in Houston. She represents Northeast Houston and Humble. Dean of women legislators, Rep. Thompson has served longer in the Legislature than any other woman or African-American in Texas history. A Houston attorney, Ms. Thompson is currently serving her 20th term in the Texas House of Representatives.

Rep. Thompson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Education from Texas Southern University; a law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law and a Master's of Law in International Law from the University of Houston. Rep. Thompson has two adult children, one grandson, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.

Committees and Memberships

Rep. Thompson currently chairs the House Local and Consent Calendars Committee and the Women's' Health Caucus. She is co-chair of the Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking. She is a member of the House Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee, the House Judiciary & Civil Practices Committee and the Select Committee on State Sovereignty. She is a member of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, the Texas Legislative Council, the Democratic National Committee, Women in Government, the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative/Women (NOBEL/Women) and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Career Highlights

Rep. Thompson is the author of Texas´ first-ever alimony law, the James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act, laws banning racial profiling, the state's current minimum wage law, laws creating drug courts, the Contraceptive Parity law, the Sexual Assault Program Fund, the Model School Records Flagging Act, and scores of other reforms benefiting women, children and the elderly. She also sponsored the National Domestic Violence Hot Line, passed legislation aimed at protecting women and children against domestic violence, extended protective orders to last longer and enforceable within the entire state of Texas and fought to end sexual discrimination in the work place.

Rep. Thompson pushed through major reforms in child support enforcement including the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act and the Uniform Child Custody & Jurisdiction Enforcement Act, simplified probate proceedings by passing the Durable Power of Attorney Act, and

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Your local Texas Representative Senfronia Thompson is ready to hear from you.

If you need to contact us about a specific issue that Senfronia Thompson’s office is known to be involved with, please call the Austin or District Office.

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Room 3S.6 Austin, TX 78768 Ph: (512) 463-0720 Fx: (512) 463-6303

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ERIC REED

“WE MUST BECOME MORE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF ELECTING OUR LEADERS.” PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

Important 2016 Election Dates

For Harris County Constable - Precinct 3

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - Mark your calendar for the 2016 Democratic and Republican Primaries. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Dear Fellow Constituents,

My name is James Eric Reed and I would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for the Harris County Precinct 3 Constable position. Hence, I respectfully ask for your vote and your support in the 2016 primary election.

Equally important is the fact that I am the proud son of Late Mr. Elvin S. Reed and Patricia Reed. I am also younger brother to Donnie Reed and husband to Sandra C. Andrade-Reed. Together, Sandra and I have one child, Zane Reed. From a previous marriage I have 3 other children, Nikki, Erica and Prince and 4 grandchildren. Family is of utmost importance to me and that is why I want to continue serving our communities, our youth and your family.

First day to file for a place on the primary ballot for precinct chair candidates.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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I was born and raised in Barrett Station and it was there that I learned the value and importance of loyalty, trust and respect. Having lived in Harris County Precinct 3 since birth and having served as a Harris County Deputy since 1994, I have dedicated myself to the service of the people. At the age of 15 I served in the Barrett Station fire department as an EMS volunteer. Years later I served as captain of the fire department as well as a board member of the Crosby EMS team.

As a Harris County Deputy, I have had the privilege of working in many schools including middle schools and high schools. Having worked at these schools has allowed me insight into the problems affecting our streets and our youth. I believe that my non-judgmental and fair approach in dealing with people has helped me positively impact many lives. I also believe that I have helped guide and encourage many children onto a brighter and better future. Our children are our future and when I earn their trust and win their loyalty, I know I have done my job.

Furthermore, being a local resident, I am also well acquainted with the problems facing our communities. Therefore, as your Precinct 3 Constable, I will continue to dedicate myself and my department to the service of our communities and schools by identifying community needs, focusing on public safety, implementing crime prevention programs and allocating department resources to improving customer service. So, when elected, I will work diligently to restore a sense of trust, pride and efficiency back to Precinct 3 by being visible and accessible in our Precinct. Please vote ERIC REED and let me prove that together we can create a better quality of life for all.

Eric Reed ______ Sincerely Yours,

Eric Reed, Democratic Candidate

Barrett Station, Baytown, Cedar Bayou, Channelview, Crosby, Fall Creek, McNair, Northeast Houston, North Shore, Sheldon, Summerwood Political Advertising Paid for by the Eric Reed for Constable Campaign, Alesia Reed-Treasurer

First day to file for all other candidates for offices that are regularly scheduled to be on the Primary ballot.

Mon., Dec., 14, 2015 at 6PM

Filing deadline for candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file intent declaration.

Friday, January 1, 2016*

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (NEW LAW: first day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA) Last Day to Register to Vote

Monday, February 1, 2016

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2016 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016*

*First business day after Presidents' Day

First Day of Early Voting

Friday, February 19, 2016

(NEW LAW: 11th day before election day; ABBM and FPCA)

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, February 26, 2016

Last Day of Early Voting

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless overseas deadline applies)

ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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2016 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

“WE MUST BECOME MORE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF ELECTING OUR LEADERS.” PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

State Rep.Senfronia “I value the vote of every Thompson HD-141 Harris County voter.” is the Longest - STATE REP. SENFRONIA THOMPSON (HD-141) Serving Women in the Legislature CONTINUED ON PAGE - 10

made complete overhauls of statutes dealing with statutory county courts and municipal courts. In 2005, she passed legislation requiring free testing for the human papillomavirus (HPV), an early indicator of cervical cancer.

With a Republican-controlled House, Rep. Thompson passed major legislation combating human trafficking, increasing the penalty for sex offenders, obtaining insurance coverage for anti-cancer medication and banning so-called "puppy mills."

A former public school teacher and a strong believer in education, Rep. Thompson's amicus brief court she submitted on behalf of the North Forest Independent School District was cited by the Texas Supreme Court when they declared Texas' old public school finance system unconstitutional.

In 1977, Rep. Thompson used her own personal fund to convince the United States Justice Department to successfully sue Texas for discrimination in financing, hiring and admissions at Texas' traditionally Black universities, leading the way in creating a fund to improve facilities, libraries and faculty at Prairie View A & M and Texas Southern University.

Awards and Honors

In 2011, Rep. Thompson received the Patient Care Champion Care Award from the Harris County Medical Society, the Legislator of the Year Award from the Texas Family Law Foundation, a Friend of County Government Award from the Texas Association of Counties and was named one of the most outstanding legislators by Capitol Inside's first AllDecade Team for 2000s and one of the Top 10 Best Legislators by Capitol Inside and Texas Tribune, two popular online political subscriptions.

Among many other honors, Rep. Thompson is the only recipient of the Rosa Parks Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus and also received the Matt Garcia Award from the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus. She was selected as an Eleanor Roosevelt Fellow by the Center for Public Policy Alternatives. She has been named one of Texas Monthly´s "Top 10 Legislators"; and the Associated Press (AP) named her one of 6 lawmakers "Who Rocked the Legislature." She was selected one of the Top 5 House members by Gallery Watch; and Nation magazine named her one of 8 legislators in the country "who could teach Congressional Democrats."

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2016 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

“WE MUST BECOME MORE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF ELECTING OUR LEADERS.” PLEASE REMIND YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING IN THIS ELECTION.

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THERESA Hearn-Haynes for STATE REPRESENTATIVE

HOUSE DISTRICT 150 2016 Republican Primary

A Voice for the Voiceless... ...A Servant for the People! BORDER PATROL IMMIGRATION REDUCE CRIME LOWER TAXES

Theresa Hearn Haynes

“I am, and have been an entrepreneur since 1978.” PAID POLITICAL AD BY THERESA HEARN-HAYNES CAMPAIGN

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STREET HARRIS COUNTY FOR

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Judge Morris L. Overstreet is a decorated legal professional and a former member of the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals – the state’s highest criminal appellate court. In that capacity, Judge Overstreet became the first African- American elected to a statewide office in the history of the State of Texas. He was twice elected to serve on the state’s highest criminal appellate court, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, from 1990 to 1998. In that role he authored and delivered more than 500 decisions.

Before taking the bench, Judge Overstreet served for five years as a prosecutor in the 47th Judicial District at the District Attorney’s Office in Amarillo, where he advanced to First Assistant District Attorney. He also presided over the Potter County Court at Law Number 1 in Amarillo for four years. In his thousands of jury and non-jury trials Judge Overstreet has never had a criminal conviction reversed on appeal because of any error committed by him. Judge Overstreet is a life member of the National Bar Association and is also a member of the American Bar Association. He has also served as a former Chair of the

Judicial Council Division and is currently President of the Auxiliary to the National Medical Association. From August 1999 – May 2000, Judge Overstreet served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at his alma mater, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. In September 2002, Judge Overstreet returned to Texas Southern University, where he served as the Director of the Legal Clinic and Professor of Evidence and Criminal Procedure for four years.

Judge Overstreet is a member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. He is also a life member of both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, and is also a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. He is a frequent lecturer and public speaker and has taught continuing legal educational classes statewide for Justices of the Peace, Constitutional County Judges, municipal court judges, local Bar Associations, the State Bar of Texas Advance Criminal Law Seminar, and the National Bar Association.

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PEOPLE ENDORSING KENDALL L. BAKER

Dr. Steve Hotze is the CEO of Campaign for Houston. He is responsible for helping to defeat the dangerous HERO Ordinance. Bishop Anthony Wright is currently the Jurisdictional Prelate for Family Life International Fellowship. He’s also a valued team member. Attorney Jared Woodfill is the Former Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party. He is also responsible for helping to defeat the dangerously written HERO Ordinance.

www.bakerfortexas.com POLITICAL AD PAID FOR BY KENDALL L. BAKER CAMPAIGN

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Bill Calhoun is a noted African American Conservative and Chairman of Texas Federation for Republican Outreach has endorsed Kendall L. Baker in the race for State Representative for House District 137.


2016 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY

“WE MUST BECOME MORE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF ELECTING OUR LEADERS.”

Meet Valoree Swanson

THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD BEGINS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH AND ENDS ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016

Personal: A sixth-generation Texan and mother of 4, Valoree has strong Texas family roots. So important is family to Valoree, that after years of homeschooling and sports with her kids, she and her husband, Vern, adopted two teenage girls from CPS. Her youngest is getting a degree in education. Prior to raising children, Valoree worked in commercial real estate, after getting her Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University. Valoree’s oldest daughter is a former criminal prosecutor, and her son is a petroleum engineer. Devout Christians, Valoree and Vern have been members of WoodsEdge Community Church for 11 years, where they have served in various ministries. Valoree has been involved in the community for years as a children’s Bible study and Sunday school leader, a children’s sports team representative and referee, serving the elderly, and serving on various boards.

Ted Cruz U.S. Senator

Dr. Robin Armstrong and his wife Dr. Martha Armstrong

Dr. Robin Armstrong endorses Valoree Swanson for State Rep.

Dr. Robin Armstrong has announced his full support for Valoree Swanson, a long-time conservative Christian activist running against an establishment incumbent who has voted wrong on a number of bills recently, including ALAC (an anti-Sharia Law bill), a pro-life bill, and an ethics and transparency bill. Dr. Armstrong is a well-respected physician and the Republican National Committeeman, representing the entire State of Texas. He is also the former Vice Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. He is known as a conservative who never waivers in his stand for conservative social and fiscal principles. Dr. Armstrong said, "I support Valoree Swanson for State Representative in District 150 because she is smart, conservative, principled, and a very hard worker. She will bring fresh and smart leadership to Austin."

POL ADV, PAID FOR BY THE VALOREE SWANSON FOR TEXAS HOUSE CAMPAIGN, NORMA JETER, TREASURER.

Political: Valoree was politically involved at an early age. She has volunteered during every election cycle in innumerable campaigns and capacities over the years. The Republican Party of Texas recognized Valoree for her tremendous volunteer work by awarding her the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for the entire Senate District 7. She served as State Republican Executive Committeewoman for Senate District 7 from 2006-2014, as Precinct Chair 22 years, and was appointed to many committees. As a prominent member of Texas Tea Party Republican Women, Valoree served as officer, bylaws committee chairman, and parliamentarian. Valoree has been a delegate to GOP State Conventions since 1984 and to National Conventions twice. She served on the board of Conservative Coalition of Harris County (CCHC) and is founder of Bluesheet, which vets and distributes recommendations on Republican Primary candidates. She has been involved in Concerned Women for America (CWA) for many years.

Policy: As the daughter of an entrepreneur and small businessman, Valoree learned hard work and family business early. She understands how government affects small business and wants to cut red tape and taxes. Valoree will also fight to eliminate the business margins tax. She will protect your hard-earned tax dollars by working to cut government waste and handouts to illegals. Valoree comes from generations of military veterans and is a strong supporter of the military and border security. Valoree’s degree in real estate and experience as a former Real Estate Broker will help her write effective legislation to protect your property rights and values.

Valoree Swanson will defend our 2nd Amendment Rights NRA AQ RATING

*Lifetime NRA Member *Highest rating possible for un-elected candidate.

Seal the Border -- End Sanctuary Cities End Handouts to Illegals -- Protect Taxpayers Ban Sharia Law -- Pass ALAC Bill Protect Life -- Conception to Natural Death Defund and Investigate Planned Parenthood Stand Up for Religious Liberty Cut Spending & Eliminate Business Margins Tax Defend 2nd Amendment Rights Empower Teachers and Parents in Education

ENDORSED BY:

Texas Right to Life Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Dr. Steve Hotze -- Conservative Republicans of Texas Sam Malone, Conservative Radio Talk Show Host C Club of Houston Conservative Republicans of Harris County Empower Texans Conservative Coalition of Harris County Texas Home School Coalition Cathie Adams, President, Texas Eagle Forum Kingwood Tea Party Concerned Women for America, National (CWA) Robin and Jim Lennon Kelly Shackelford, President and CEO of Liberty Institute Texas Values Chris Daniel, Harris County District Clerk Barbara Cargill, State Board of Education Dr. Robin Armstrong, Republican National Committeeman JoAnn Fleming, Grassroots America We The People Mark Ramsey, State Republican Executive Committeeman, SD7

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FORT BEND KEY BATTLE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE HD-27 ATTENTION ALL FORT BEND COUNTY DEMOCRATS: A key Ground-Game Magazine® Tuesday, March 1, 2016 “Democratic” Primary “Competitive” Race in Fort Bend is the race for Texas State Representative (HD-27) between Ron Reynolds, Steve Brown, Angelique Bartholomew, and Chris Henderson. ***IMPORTANT (HD-27) INFORMATION

REYNOLDS

BARTHOLOMEW

BROWN

HENDERSON

State Rep. Ron E. Reynolds (HD-27) is seeking re-election while fighting what he believes to be a miscarriage of justice he received in Montgomery County. Reynolds is seeking to hold on to his seat while appealing his recent conviction on five counts of Misde-

meanor barratry. He is out of jail after posting a $25,000 bond to gain his freedom -- as he fights to clear his name. His appeal in the “MISDEMEANOR BARRATRY CASE” is being handled by his fellow State Representative Harold Dutton (HD -142) – a well-known Houston-area legislator and attorney. In a recent television interview Dutton seemed to allude to the fact that racism may have been a factor

in the case against Reynolds – calling it “Conroe Justice.” It is also fair to note that, the misdemeanor conviction (alone) does not disqualify State Rep. Ron Reynolds from continuing to serve the people of Fort Bend County.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016 BALLOT LINEUP

ATTENTION ALL FORT BEND COUNTY REPUBLICANS: A key Ground-Game Magazine® Tuesday, March 1, 2016 “Republican” Primary “Competitive” Race in Fort Bend is the race for Texas State Representative (HD-27) between Ken Bryant and Mary Walker.

MAYOR ALLEN OWEN VALUES US AND OUR VOTE! SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016

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“I love Mo City!” - Mayor Allen Owen

DON’T FORGET TO VOTE FOR MAYOR ALLEN OWEN ON SAT., MAY 7, 2016

Mayor Allen Owen and his wife Jane have been married for more than 48 years. They’ve made Missouri City, their home for nearly 40 years.

Mayor Allen Owen Announces Re-Election Bid

Missouri City Mayor Prepares for May 7, 2016 Election

Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen has announced he is filing for re-election. Owen and his wife of 48 years Jane have made Missouri City home for nearly 40 years. Both are passionately proud of the city they love. “I’ve dedicated my life as a committed husband, father, business leader/builder and civic volunteer to make Missouri City the best city imaginable.” After retiring from banking, Owen became increasingly involved in improving the quality of life in the city. “In recent years, we’ve worked hard with our City Council, its economic development team and local the business community to attract over $500,000,000 in new business, leading to hundreds of new jobs, and to Missouri City being voted as one of two Texas cities of the top 50 cities in the USA to live in.” According to Forbes Magazine, Missouri City continues to be one of America’s safest, most affordable and best quality of life places to raise a family,

build a business, live, and retire. In a recent Rice University study, Missouri City was named “the most ethnically diverse city in the most ethnically diverse region in the country.” “I’m particularly proud of our continuing push by City Council to improve public safety. We recently opened Fire Station Number 5, are working to build Fire Station 6 and approved pay raises for Police and Fire Forces and all city workers. We’ve hired five new Motorcycle Police Officers.” In spite of struggling economic conditions in other areas, “Missouri City home values have jumped 14 percent and remain one of the best buys in the area, because of our proximity to Houston, the Texas Medical Center, Energy Corridor and the Port of Houston.” Owen serves on many boards, committees and civic organizations throughout Missouri City. “Engagement is critical to me. We’re excited about HCC building at Texas Parkway adjacent to City Hall with a $35 million investment to boost redevelopment there as a striking welcome to our City. Our library is growing, work continues for Metro getting commuter rail to our City along 90, and soon a bus network to move our citizens to and from work and school,” he said. Allen and Jane are First United Methodist Church members where they raised their children including a daughter who serves as a local teacher and

are grateful Missouri City remains where their children and grandchildren want to visit. Owen earned degrees from Stephen F. Austin and the SMU – Graduate School of Finance and Banking.

For Additional Information contact: Mayor Allen Owen 2022 Masters Lane Missouri City, Texas 77459 Mobile 713-882-3655 Office 281-416-8986 Fax 281-437-5551 www.,mayorallenowen.com

mayorowen@yahoo.com

SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 BALLOT LINEUP Candidates for Mayor of Missouri City Allen Owen Fred G. Taylor

For City Council At Large Position 1 Jerry Wyatt Pernell Davis

For City Council At Large Position 2 Cynthia Gary Chris Preston Susan Soto

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KEY ENDORSEMENTS FOR MAYOR OWEN

State Senator Rodney Ellis, Many Other Leaders are Endorsing Mayor Allen Owen in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 Mayoral Election for Missouri City

MC Police Officers Association Texas Association of Realtors Fort Bend Pastors MC Fire Fighters Association Houston Area Asian Church Council Congressman Al Green Congressman Pete Olson State Comptroller Glenn Hegar State Senator Joan Huffman State Senator John Whitmire State Senator Rodney Ellis State Representative Rick Miller State Representative Ron Reynolds Former State Rep. Charlie Howard District Attorney John Healey County Judge Bob Hebert Commissioner James Patterson Constable Ruben Davis Councilwoman Amy Mitchell Councilman Don Smith Former Councilman Stephen Costello Councilman Wen Guerra Former Councilman Andrew C. Burks, Jr. Councilman Floyd & Linda Emery Councilman Jerry Wyatt Councilman Joe Zimmerman Councilman Harish Jajoo Councilman Himesh Gandhi HCC Trustee Neeta Sane FBISD Board Member Dave Rosenthal

Mayor Charlie Jessup Former Mayor Vincent Morales Mayor Evalyn Moore Mayor Tommy Kuykendall Mayor Jimmy Thompson Mayor Leonard Scarcella Honorable Todd Staples Former Councilwoman Eunice Reiter Former Councilwoman Barbara Gibson Former Councilwoman Jacquie Baly Former Councilman Albert Glover Former Councilman Brett & Becky Kolaja Former Councilman Buddy & Twyla Jimerson Former Councilman Joe & Becky Workman Former Councilman & Mrs. Thomas Abraham

Former Councilman Bobby & Vanessa Marshall

Former Councilman Don Smithers Former Councilman Danny & Marie Nguyen Former FBISD Board Member Patsy Taylor

Former FBISD Board Member Bruce Albright

Alice Aanstoos Michael & Mary Abbott George Adams Ted Adderly Ray Aguilar Charlie & Donna Adaway Richard & Sandra Alaniz Cleotha Aldridge Joe B. Allen Eddie Allums

Thomas & Clara Altenbern Mary Ammerman Ramesh Anand Ajith Anthony Alexander & Willarena Ashe Namita Asthana Eugene & Rose Baker James & Elaine Babb Steve & Sandy Badeaux Emmanuel Barnes Neil & Karen Beck Linda Clark Bell Skip & Judy Belt Sonal Bhuchar Ed Biles Gary & Marianne Billings Greg Bingham Kent & Cher Binks Joe & Yvonne Blackmon Larry Blackmon Ami Borovick Kurian Bose Lance Bothell Joe & Carolyn Bowden Ingelese Braswell Annette Breaux Mr. & Mrs. Chris Breaux Molly McDonald Brogan Charlie Brown Nozer Budhia

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Vickie Burns Charles & Nancy Butera Ivan & Jo Butterfield Ron Caffey Doug Calame Janet Calvin Gigi Caudle Lisa Chahin Ken & Linda Chang Terry Cheng Dr. Ramesh Cherivirala Sue Chiang Richard & Becky Cline B. Combs Jim & Jan Condrey Sue Chiang Richard & Becky Cline C. B. Combs Dick & Betty Conroy Howard Cordell Pamela Crawford Pat & Carol Croom Don Crow Jan & Fred Curry Rick Cushenberry Jim & Nancy Dannenbaum Gary Dante Mr. & Mrs Kyle Dawson Karyn Dean Sandy Denton


Jay & Pat Eckols Steve and Dixon Eller Linda Emery Tobin Englet ZJ & Gloria Espinosa George Everitt David & Cindy Fauvelle Hal Finberg David Fish Dan Flagg Patricia Ford Joan Fox Susan Fox Margaret Garner Roy Gilbert Robert Girndt Randall & Lisa Glenn Doug & Susie Goff Len Goff Frank & Donna Golemi Jerry & Nancy Goodson Bobby & Cheryl Gowens Frank Gracely Fred & Carol Grates Cynthia Hesse Gratzer Ricky Greene Paula Gunter Andrea Halat David & Kay Hamner Julia Hardy Glenn Harper Peter & Donna Haselow Dr. Theo & Katie Herington Tom & Velma Herrick Coby & Penny Hesse Frank & Trudy Hester Dugan & Dixie Hill Richard Hill Jim & Jeanie Hillier Robert Hodge Doc Holiday Tita Parker Horrell Dianna Binder Houston Craig Howard Linda Howell Yolanda Humphrey Munir Ibrahim Katan Inamdar Stuart Jackson Peter Jacob John Jakubik Jeremy Jaramillo Pam Jaramillo Sean Johns Bill Johnson George & Thomasine Johnson

Larry Johnson Bobby Jones Buford & Sharon Jurica Mandy Kao Edward Keels Mary & Don Kemp John B. Knox, Jr. Jim & Brenda Kuehne Calvin & Sandra Ladner Rocky Lai Bruce Layer Alice Lee Joel & Julie Levine Dr. Jerry Long Cheryl Lynch Chet Machen Sandy MacNaughton Marvin Marcell Roberts Markel, P.C. Kent & Cheryl Marshall Jobi Mathew Bob & Delores Messer Daniel & Janet McCauley Joel & Mary McClure Bill & LaJune McCrea Jack McElligott Don Middleton John & Bill Miller Derrick Mitchell James & Cathy Moehlman Jack Molho Darrell & Melody Morrison Rich Muller Al & Marilyn Nelson Bob Nicolas Dr. Nick Nikam, M.D William Allen Odle Woody Owens Judy Pasadyn Gary Pearson Lane Pearson Charlie Pence Frederic Perrier Barnie & Dale Pinschenat James Pirtle Chester Pitts Michael J. Pizzitola, Jr. Donna Quackenbush Bill Quinn Tom Ramsey Sanjay Rao Scott Reamer Walter & Eva Reed David Reitz Al & Shirley Renfro Doyle & Maris Reynolds

Dr. Jonita Reynolds James D. Rice Alysia Robertson Amy Robinson Judy Rodgers A. Mahendra Rodrigo Amada Rodriguez Michael & Leticia Rose Donald Roseman Nicki Rosier Jeff E. Ross Trevor Royal Michael & Lina Sabouni Wayne Saliger Alan Sanderson Karen Seliger Raymond & Shirley Sewell Wanda Scarpinato Dinesh Shah John Sheffield Jean Shelledy Dick & Jan Shult Dr. & Mrs. D.H. Singletary Michael Siwerka Susan Soto Bill & Milly Smith Irvin & Jane Smith Mary Ruth Smith Alex Soler Kathy Soltani Alan & Dana Soutar Johnny & Doris Spencer Rick & Heather Staigle Sandra Strachan Chip & Cindy Sutton Bill & Gwen Swanson Charles Swindell Ed & Linda Sziy Randy Taylor Shelly Dutiel Taylor Rahim & Souna Tazehzadeh Bob & Jane Thompson James & Nancy Thurmond Ralph & Pat Toland Surinder & Lalita Trehan Bessie Tucker Llarence Turner Karen Vannerson Lee Vela Angie & Betty Verdino Dr. V.J. Vijayvergiya William Wallace Brad & Dana Wander Craig Weathers Elissa Wedemeyer Steve & Linnea Wells

Pastor Rudy White Tom Wilcox Dr. Daniel & Sydrah Williams Jay Williams Jeff & Julie Wiley Arlise Wilson Jim & Kathy Wilson Randy Woods Clinton Wong Daniel Wong Larry Wong Martha Wong Pastors Reamus & Mia Wright Ravi Raj Yanamandala Cary Yates Costello, Inc. PAC HVJ PAC Loveless Mitchell Lineberger, Gogan Blair & Sampson, LLP Pate PAC Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, LLP Responsible Government PAC

UPCOMING EVENT IN FORT BEND COUNTY

FBISD’s 18th Annual Pass-In-Review to spotlight District’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

FORT BEND ISD – Fort Bend ISD’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) will host its 18th Annual Pass-in-Review onWednesday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Mercer Stadium (16403 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, 77479). The event will include drills from more than 1,000 cadets representing all FBISD high school JROTC programs. The Pass-in-Review is a long-standing tradition within the military that allows units to parade in dress uniform before the District Commander. FBISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Charles Dupre will serve as the keynote speaker and reviewing officer for the prestigious event. Visitors are asked to park on the home side of the stadium. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.

MAYOR ALLEN OWEN VALUES US AND OUR VOTE! SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016

“I love Missouri City!” - Mayor Allen Owen

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Vote Bruce Bain for the 164th District Court

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The experience we need. The integrity we want.

The 164th District court needs Bruce Bain, an accomplished litigator, legal mediator and family man. As a business owner, he understands the value of time and efficiency and he’ll bring that to the 164th District Court. His broad base of experience will enable him to rule quickly on the wide variety of matters that come before a Civil District Court Judge.

Experienced Litigator

Accomplished trial attorney with over two decades of civil trial experience in both state and federal courts.

Experienced Mediator

A certified mediator with over 70 hours of mediation training.

Diverse Legal Experience

Includes commercial, toxic tort, insurance defense and subrogation, constitutional, personal injury, partnership, business, and real estate law.

Experienced Business Owner

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Bruce has also been a businessman since 1992. Bruce is currently a managing shareholder in Bain & Bain, PLLC, and formerly a shareholder/ partner in Soape, Brown, McDermott, P.C. Pd. Pol. Ad by Bruce Bain Campaign for Judge, in compliance with the voluntary limits of the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act, Grant Dunwoody, Treasurer.

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