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Three for E

There will probably be more when all is said and done, but at this time there are three candidates running for District E this November.

The candidates are:

Lonnie Allsbrooks – Former owner of Beer Island bar in the Heights. Ran for At-Large Position 1 council seat in 2009. Moved to Kingwood earlier this year. Wants to promote restaurant/hospitality industry issues.

Dave Martin — Humble Independent School District trustee, Harris County-Houston Sports Authority board member. Clear favorite of Sullivan, who served with him on the Humble board. Managing partner at Marsh McLennan, a professional services and insurance brokerage firm.

Elizabeth Perez – self-employed accountant who lives near Hobby Airport, plaintiff in unsuccessful suit to overturn the city’s drainage fee. Ran for At-Large Position 2 council seat last year.

Sullivan submitted his resignation last month. I presume the filing deadline for this will be in September sometime. Candidates from Kingwood have won the last two times the seat was open. We’ll see if that streak continues.

UPDATE: As noted by outgoing CM Sullivan in the comments, the filing deadline for District E has passed, and these three candidates are it. I guess I thought it would be later than this because that’s usually how it is for city elections; the filing deadline in 2011 was September 7. Be that as it may, this is your lineup. My thanks to CM Sullivan for the correction.

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2 Comments

  1. joshua bullard says:

    i wonder if perez is making a premature attempt having just come off a recent loss for the at large 2 race-however with dave martin having the blessing of sullivan,i am certain this gives the voters of this district some comfort.

    joshua ben bullard

  2. Mike Sullivan says:

    Charles:

    The filing period for the election closed at 5:00 PM on Thursday. Write-ins were allowed up until 5:00 PM on Friday.

    Ballot draw was held at 9:00 Monday morning. The field is set. The ballot will read as follows:

    Dave Martin

    Elizabeth Perez

    Lonnie Allsbrooks

    Thank you.
    Mike Sullivan

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