DON'T FORGET THAT EARLY VOTING FOR THE 2016 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTION AND 2016 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTION WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

Ground Game Magazine® is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. The people pictured above are not connected to one another in any way, shape, or form unless otherwise noted. The REPUBLICAN candidates featured above on the right are: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Kendall L. Baker, Tex Christopher, Lori Bartley, Briscoe Cain, Rick Ramos, and Paul Simpson. The DEMOCRATIC candidates featured above on the left are: Hillary Clinton, Elaine Palmer, Kristen Hawkins, Ed Gonzalez, Hilary Green, Eric William Carter, Fredericka Phillips, and Kimberly Willis. Call (281)788-3033 to discuss being featured inside our next edition.



LET'S PUT PEOPLE OVER POLITICS AS WE ENDEAVOR TO IDENTIFY AND SUPPORT THE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WHO VALUE, RESPECT AND APPRECIATE OUR DIVERSE COMMUNITY

As President and CEO of Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, the publisher of Houston Business Connections Newspaper® and Ground Game Magazine® I am imploring every warm-blooded American to put people over politics when selecting candidates during the "2016 Presidential Election Cycle" that's currently in full swing. I’m also asking for you to vote for and support "QUALIFIED CANDIDATES" who "EXPRESS AND DEMONSTRATE" a sincere desire and willingness to represent "ALL CONSTITUENTS" who dwell within the jurisdictions to which they've been duly elected "BY THE PEOPLE" to serve during this very important and pivotal election cycle.


SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 “MAYORAL ELECTION” IN MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS FEATURING MAYOR ALLEN OWEN RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 there will be an important “Mayoral Election” taking place in Missouri City, Texas. Our friend and supporter Mayor Allen Owen (one of the longest serving mayors in Texas) is running for re-election in Missouri City, Texas. Other candidates who are also running for office on the Saturday, May 7, 2016 ballot in Missouri City, Texas are: Fred G. Taylor (running for Mayor); Jerry Wyatt (running for City Council at Large Position 1); Pernell Davis (running for City Council at Large Position 1); Cynthia Gary (running for City Council At-Large Position 2); Chris Preston (running for At-Large Position 2) and Susan Soto (running for At-Large Position 2). As of today, Mayor Allen Owen and Cynthia Gary are the only candidates asking for our prayers, vote and support in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 General Election in Missouri City, Texas. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, April 25, 2016 and end on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Don't forget to vote early!



SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 -- COUNCIL MEMBER JERRY WYATT IS RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION IN THE RACE FOR MISSOURI CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION #1

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 Council Member Jerry Wyatt is running for re-election for City Council at Large Position 1 in Missouri City, Texas against Pernell Davis. As of today, Council Member Jerry Wyatt is the only candidates asking for our prayers, vote and support in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 General Election in Missouri City, Texas. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, April 25, 2016 and end on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Don't forget to vote early!




SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 - CYNTHIA GARY LOOKS TO MAKE HISTORY IN MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS AT-LARGE POSITION #2 CITY COUNCIL RACE

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 our friend and supporter Cynthia Gary will be looking to make history again in Missouri City, Texas. A victory by Cynthia Gary in the race for Missouri City Council At-Large Position #2 would make her the first African American woman to ever represent Missouri City as an at-large councilwoman. But this would not be the first time Cynthia Gary has rewritten the history books in Missouri City by defeating an incumbent. Back in 2007 Cynthia defeated (District B) incumbent Missouri City Councilman Don Smith in a landslide victory en route to becoming the first African American woman to hold a city council seat in the city’s fifty-year history. As of today, Cynthia Gary is the only candidate asking for our prayers, vote and support in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 race for Missouri City Council At-Large Position 2. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, April 25, 2016 and end on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Chris Preston (the incumbent) and Susan Soto are also in the race. Cynthia Gary is a former two-term Missouri City council member and one-term Fort Bend ISD trustee.


TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016 “DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY" RUNOFF FOR (JUDGE) 215TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT IN HARRIS COUNTY

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 our friend and supporter Judge Elaine Palmer will be facing off against her Democratic rival JoAnn Storey. Judge Elaine Palmer is asking for your vote and support in this race. The race for District Judge for the 215th Judicial District in Harris County will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to decide who will represent the Democratic Party on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. Judge Elaine Palmer is the incumbent in this race. The winner of the Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Democratic Party Primary election will then have to face off against Fred Shuchart the Republican nominee.



TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016 “DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY" RUNOFF ELECTION FOR (HD-139) IN HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS 

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Democrat Kimberly Willis will be seeking to secure her place in history. A victory by Willis over her Democratic rival Jarvis Johnson would make Willis the first woman to ever represent House District 139 in the Texas House of Representatives. Willis is asking for all House District 139 voters to help her make history by turning out to vote for her in the Democratic Party runoff election. She led all vote-getters back on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in the Democratic Party Primary with 3,919 votes (32.14%) and must now face off against (second place finisher) fellow Democrat Jarvis Johnson who finished with 3,483 votes (28.56%) in a “WINNER-TAKE-ALL-SHOWDOWN”. Early voting for this race will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016 and end on Friday, May 20, 2016. The winner of the Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Harris County Democratic Party Primary runoff election between Kimberly Willis and Jarvis Johnson will become the next State Representative for House District 139 – because “NO” Republican will be opposing the Democratic nominee in the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Presidential Election.



TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016 “DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY" RUNOFF FOR HARRIS COUNTY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE FOR PRECINCT 1, PLACE 1

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 our friend and supporter Eric William Carter will be facing off in the Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election for Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1 against Tanya Makany-Rivera. The winner of the runoff election will face off against Republican SaraJane Milligan on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in the Presidential Election.


TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016 “DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY" RUNOFF FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 7, PLACE 1 IN HARRIS COUNTY

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 our friend and supporter Judge Hilary Green will be facing off against her Democratic rival Cheryl Elliott Thornton in the runoff race for Justice of the Peace for Precinct 7, Place 1 in Harris County, Texas. This runoff election will decide who will represent the Democratic Party on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. *No Republican chose to run for this seat. So, the winner of the runoff between Hilary H. Green and Cheryl Elliott Thornton will be elected on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Judge Green is the incumbent in this race. At this time Judge Hilary Green is the only candidate asking for our vote, prayers and support in this race.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016 “PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" RACE FOR HARRIS COUNTY CIVIL COURT AT LAW #1 JUDGE

Our friend and supporter Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag would like for you to mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 8, 2016. In the race for Judge, County Civil Court at Law No. 1 -- Clyde Raymond Leuchtag is the nominee who will represent the Republican Party on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. On the Democratic side, George Barnstone defeated F. Richard Leach to earn the right to represent the Democratic Party in the race for Judge, County Civil Court at Law No. 1 in the November General Election. As of today, Judge Leuchtag is the only candidate asking for our prayers, vote and support in the race for Judge for Harris County Civil Court at Law #1. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, October 24, 2016 and end on Friday, November 4, 2016. So don't forget to vote during the early voting period! Judge Leuchtag is the incumbent in this race.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016 “PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" RACE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR HOUSE DISTRICT 137 IN HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our friend and supporter Kendall Baker would like for you to mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 8, 2016. In the race for State Representative, District 137 -- Kendall Baker is the nominee who will represent the Republican Party on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. Pastor Kendall Baker is asking for you to help him unseat Gene Wu the current Democrat incumbent who defeated Edward Pollard to earn the right to represent the Democratic Party in the race for State Representative for House District 137 in the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. A Libertarian candidate by the name of Dan Biggs will also be in the race. As of today, Kendall Baker is the only candidate asking for our prayers, vote and support in the race for State Representative for House District 137 in Houston, Texas. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, October 24, 2016 and end on Friday, November 4, 2016. Don't forget to vote early!




TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016 "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" RACE FOR JUDGE - 164TH DISTRICT COURT IN HARRIS COUNTY


Our friend and supporter Bruce Bain would like for you to mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 8, 2016.In the race for District Judge, 164th Judicial District in Harris County -- Bruce Bain is the nominee who will represent the Republican Party on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. Bruce Bain is asking for you to help him unseat Democrat incumbent Alexandra Smoots-Hogan who will be representing the Democratic Party in the race for District Judge, 164th Judicial District in the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. As of today, Bruce Bain is the only candidate asking for our prayers, vote and support in the race for District Judge for the 164th Judicial District Court in Harris County, Texas. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, October 24, 2016 and end on Friday, November 4, 2016. So don't forget to vote during the early voting period!



Friday, July 20, 2012


FORMER CONGRESSMAN BELL ON LEADERSHIP: Chris Bell - Democrat Speaks to Aubrey R. Taylor about the importance of electing good leadership during times of crisis

FORMER CONGRESSMAN CHRIS BELL: "Strong leadership in a crisis is critical. A vast majority of Texans are dissatisfied with the lack of leadership they see in the state legislature on vital issues such as school funding, health care reform and spending transparency." AUBREY R. TAYLOR: Chris Bell was the Democratic nominee running for Texas State Senate for District 17 in Texas back in the 2008 Presidential Election when he provided me with this statement.