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Houston School Board Vacancy Draws Four Candidates for Nov. 8 Election

    Four candidates have applied to run in a special election to be a trustee for the Houston Independent School District. The filing deadline was Aug. 25. The District VII seat is open because Trustee Harvin Moore is resigning a year before his term ends. District VII includes Lamar High School and neighborhoods in west Houston such […]

Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board member Harvey Moore, who currently represents District VII, is resigning from his position, which opens a new election process in HISD.
Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board member Harvey Moore, currently representing District VII, is resigning.

 

 

Four candidates have applied to run in a special election to be a trustee for the Houston Independent School District. The filing deadline was Aug. 25.

The District VII seat is open because Trustee Harvin Moore is resigning a year before his term ends. District VII includes Lamar High School and neighborhoods in west Houston such as River Oaks and Memorial.

The candidates include John Luman, a lawyer and lobbyist. He’s leading a fight to stop a proposed affordable-housing project in west Houston. Ann Sung is a former HISD teacher who now works for an organization that helps low-income students go to college. Victoria Bryant is a pharmacist who started her own home health care company. The final candidate is Danielle Paulus. Early voting begins Oct. 24.

 

 

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