KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND VOTING PRECINCTS FOR MAYOR TOM REID AND HIS CHALLENGER QUENTIN WILTZ IN THE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017 RACE FOR MAYOR OF PEARLAND, TEXAS
KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND PRECINCTS FOR THE PEARLAND CITY COUNCIL POSITION #7 RACE BETWEEN DALIA KASSEB AND WOODY OWENS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
The "PROHIBITIVE FAVORITE" in the race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7 is Woody Owens. However, anything can happen in this race if Woody Owens fails to reach out to voters beyond his current base. At first glance, the election returns look as if Dalia Kasseb should be the clear favorite -- but not so fast! A deeper review of the "PRECINCT CANVASS REPORT" for this race paints a very different picture of what actually happened back on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the General Election race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7. Don't forget that: VOTER PRECINCT 12 and VOTER PRECINCT 26 were won by G.C. Sonny Atkins.VOTER PRECINCT 27 was won by Sherry Stockwell. Keep in mind, VOTER PRECINCT'S 13, 28, 29, 36, 44, 50, 54, 59, 60, 62, 67, 762, and 1134 were won by Dalia Kasseb. Also keep in mind, VOTER PRECINCT'S 46, 47, 51, 52, 61, 537 and 654 were won by Woody Owens back in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7. And don't forget that Sherry Stockwell, G.C. Sonny Atkins, and Terry Gray -- three (3) of the candidates who also ran for the newly created Pearland City Council Position #7 seat are endorsing Woody Owens in the Saturday, June 10, 2017 Runoff Election over Dalia Kasseb. Early voting begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and ends on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND PRECINCTS FOR THE SUGAR LAND CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT #4 RACE BETWEEN CAROL McCUTCHEON AND QAISAR Q. IMAM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
Monday, August 13, 2012
DON SELF SHARES HIS THOUGHTS: Why I am the best candidate for Harris County District Judge for the 152nd District
by Don Self
For Your Thought Matters Readers
My name is Don Self, and I am a Republican candidate for the 152nd Civil District Court. I am a fourth-generation Texan and Houston native. I graduated from Westbury High School in Houston. I am married to Kimberly Self and we have three children; two daughters and a son. After high school, I joined the U.S. Navy where I served for six years. I was awarded a Navy Commendation, two Navy Citations and an honorable discharge for my service.
I hold a JD degree and a Masters of Law degree in health law from the University of Houston. I am a certified mediator/arbitrator. I am a certified attorney ad litem and guardian ad litem. I have been practicing law for more than 16 years in civil litigation representing individuals and businesses. My practice areas are diverse and broad-based, ranging from simple to complex, multi-party litigation, including, but not limited to business, commercial disputes, commercial real estate, aviation law, personal injury, elder law, health-care law, nursing home abuse and class actions. I have handled cases in state and federal courts in Texas representing plaintiff and defendant clients on a local and national basis. My diverse and broad-based practice provides experience in depositions, pre-trial motions, trial, mediations, arbitrations and settlements in simple to complex, multi-party litigation including class actions.
I am a Leadership Houston member class XXV. I served on the Leadership Houston Board of Directors (2007-2009), Leadership Houston, Vice-Chairman, Business Development Committee (2007-2009). I am a member of the Houston Bar Association, Pasadena Bar Association, Republican Party, Memorial Drive Baptist Church, Boy Scouts of America, Neighborhood Centers, Inc. I served on the City of Houston Building and Standards Commission, Commissioner, Panel 3, (2006 – 2009). I am a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, International Ombudsman Association, BBB – Mediator and Ford Motor Company Autoline Arbitrator, EEOC – volunteer mediator, ADR Section – Texas State Bar, Construction Law Section – Texas State Bar, Association of Conflict Resolution, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, Texas Association of Mediators (TAM), NAA-National Apartment Association, Houston Realty Business Coalition.
My volunteer community involvement includes Leadership Houston, Neighborhood Centers, Inc., Arbor School, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Girls Inc. I am the head of the men’s ministry at Memorial Drive Baptist Church. I am a volunteer mediator in healthcare and elder care, family and employment disputes for the Better Business Bureau, EEOC. I do pro bono mediation, counseling and ombudsman assignments involving nursing home conflicts.
I am the most qualified candidate for the 152nd District Court because of my advanced education, certifications, military leadership, depth and breadth of my legal experience and my community service. I continue to update my education and stay involved in the community in a leadership position.
AUBREY R. TAYLOR: This comment was provided by Don Self for Your Thought Matters Newspaper readers heading into his 2012 Republican Primary runoff race for Harris County District Judge for the 152nd Judicial District.