These are a few of the leaders endorsing Mayor Allen Owen in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election for Missouri City, Texas. Congressman Al Green is a (Democrat) who represents the 9th Congressional District of Texas. Congressman Pete Olson is a (Republican) who represents the 22nd Congressional District of Texas. Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable Ruben Davis is a (Democrat). Senator Glenn Hegar is a (Republican) who represents Senate District 18 in Texas. State Representative Ron Reynolds is a (Democrat) who represents House District 27 in Texas. State Senator Joan Huffman is a (Republican) who represents Senate District 17 in Texas. State Senator Rodney Ellis is a (Democrat) who represents Senate District 13 in Texas. State Senator John Whitmire is a (Democrat) who represents Senate District 15 in Texas. State Representative Rick Miller is a (Republican) who represents House District 26 in Texas. Click image for more endorsements.






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"Please make a mental note that Mayor Allen Owen is asking for your vote and support in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral in Missouri City, Texas. And don't forget that Missouri City was recently voted one of the safest cities in America by Neighborhood Scouts. Early voting for the May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Missouri City, Texas begins on Monday, April 28, 2014 and ends on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  In the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election for Missouri City, Mayor Allen Owen is being challenged by Noel Pinnock, Sr. In the race for Missouri City Council for At-Large Position 1, Council Member Jerry Wyatt was being challenged by Cynthia Lenton Gary. However, Cynthia Lenton Gary has pulled out of the race for the At-Large Position 1 Missouri City Council seat. In the race for Missouri City Council for At-Large Position 2, Council Member Danny Nguyen is being challenged by Chris Preston. Don't forget to vote in this important election for the city of Missouri, City, Texas." - AUBREY






"Please make a mental note that Chris Preston is asking for your vote and support in his bid to unseat the At-Large Position #2 Council Member Danny Nguyen in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election for Missouri City, Texas. Chris Preston is running for Missouri City Council At-Large Position 2 and was the first candidate in this race to seek your support. Early voting for the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Missouri City, Texas begins on Monday, April 28, 2014 and ends on Tuesday, May 6, 2014." - AUBREY 





"Please make a mental note that Mayor Frank Jackson is asking for your vote and support in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Prairie View, Texas. Early voting for the May, 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Prairie View, Texas begins on Monday, April 28, 2014 and ends on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Don't forget to vote in this important election." - AUBREY




"Please make a mental note that Mayor Michael Wolfe, Sr. did not draw an opponent in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Hempstead, Texas. Michael S. Wolfe, Sr. is the current Mayor of Hempstead, Texas. He is a homegrown Hempstead native who graduated from Hempstead High School. Mayor Wolfe received his B.S. in Political Science and a Master’s in Counseling at Prairie View A&M University. He’s also the pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church. He and his loving wife Deborah have two children and six grandchildren. Mayor Wolfe is dedicated to making Hempstead the best city anyone would be proud to call home." - AUBREY







A successful entrepreneur, international business consultant, motivational speaker, best selling author, and multi-millioniare, Edwin Haynes, has experienced the highs and lows of success. After a successful 13-year career as an Entertainment Executive, Haynes experienced a devastating setback that crippled him personally, professionally and financially. He hit rock bottom, Haynes fell from millionaire status into foreclosure, bankruptcy and repossession. When everything seemed to be crashing down around him (including his emotional and physical health) Haynes would not let his circumstances consume him. He knew that he innately possessed the mindset of a millionaire and tools that would lead him to his true purpose. Edwin Haynes is looking to Coach and Mentor 10 NEW individuals in his current business venture. If you are serious about the secrets of a millionaire and creating wealth and want to know more click here.





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Are you looking to further advance your career? The Jesse H. Jones School of Business (JHJ) at Texas Southern University was founded in 1955 to service an increasing student interest in business in the City of Houston. Today, JHJ is on the forefront of business schools, providing cutting-edge, innovate programming to business students from all over the world. Named as one of the "Best 300 Business Schools" by the Princeton Review, Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the hallmark of accrediting agencies for business schools worldwide. The Jesse H. Jones School of Business offers baccalaureate and masters degree programs to a diverse student population that is primarily first generation college students. The mission of The Jesse H. Jones School of Business is to transform students into leaders in the global market place.



Thursday, December 6, 2012

FEATURED ELECTION: 2013 City of Houston Mayoral Race


MAYOR ANNISE D. PARKER -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for Mayor: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for mayor of Houston: Annise ParkerBen HallDon CookKeryl Burgess DouglasVictoria Lane, Michael Fitzsimmons, Derek Jenkins, Charyl Drab, and Eric Dick. Don't forget to vote early!






CONTROLLER RONALD C. GREEN -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for Controller: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for City Controller: Ronald C. Green, and Bill Frazer. Don't forget to vote early!


2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District A: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District A: Helena BrownBrenda StardigAmy PeckRonald Hale, and Mike Knox. Don't forget to vote early!


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON AMY PECK


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT B -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District B: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District B: Jerry Davis , Katherine Blueford-DanielsKenneth Perkins, and James "Joe" Joseph. Don't forget to vote early!

2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District C: Ellen Cohen is the only name you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District C: Ellen Cohen does not have an opponent contesting her re-election bid. Don't forget to vote!
 


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT D -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District D: Here are a the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District D: Georgia ProvostTravis McGeeDwight BoykinsAssata-Nicole RichardsLarry McKinzieLana EdwardsAnthony T. RobinsonChristina SandersKirk WhiteDemetria SmithIvis Johnson, and Keith Caldwell. Don't forget to vote early!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TRAVIS MCGEE



HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT E -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District E: Dave Martin is the only name you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District E: Dave Martin  does not have an opponent contesting his re-election bid. Don't forget to vote early!


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT F -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District F: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (District F) Council Member: Al Hoang and Richard Nguyen. 


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT G -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District G: Here the names you could see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (District G) Council Member: Oliver Pennington and Brian Taef. Don't forget to vote early!


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT H -- INCUMBENT

2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District H: Ed Gonzalez is the only name you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District H: Ed Gonzalez does not have an opponent contesting his re-election bid. Don't forget to vote early!


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT I -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District I: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District I: Graci GarcesLeticia Gutierrez AblazaRobert Gallegos, and Ben Mendez. Don't forget to vote early!


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT J -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District J: Mike Laster is the only name you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District J: Mike Laster does not have an opponent contesting his re-election bid. Don't forget to vote early!


HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT K -- INCUMBENT
2013 Candidates running for Houston City Council for District K: Larry V. Green is the only name you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council District K: Larry V. Green does not have an opponent contesting his re-election bid. Don't forget to vote early!


CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION 1 -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for At-Large Position 1: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (At-Large Position 1) Council Member: Stephen Costelloand Mike "Griff" Griffin Don't forget to vote early!


CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION 2 -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for At-Large Position 2: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (At-Large Position 2) Council Member: Andrew C. Burks, Jr.Trebor GordonModesto Rivera-Colonand David Robinson. Don't forget to vote early!

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION 3 -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for At-Large Position 3: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (At-Large Position 3) Council Member: Michael KuboshRoy MoralesRoland ChavezRogene Gee Calvert, J. Brad Batteau, and Jenifer Rene Pool. Don't forget to vote early!


CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION 4 -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for At-Large Position 4: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (At-Large Position 4) Council Member: C.O. “Brad” Bradfordand Issa Z. Dadoush Don't forget to vote early! 


CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION 5 -- INCUMBENT
2013 City of Houston Candidates running for At-Large Position 5: Here are the names you will see on the 2013 Mayoral Election ballot in the race for Houston City Council (At-Large Position 5) Council Member: Jack ChristieCarolyn Evans-Shabazz, and James S. Horwitz.  Don't forget to vote early! 



Early voting for the 2013 HCC Trustee races will begin on Monday, October 21, 2013 and end on Friday, November 1, 2013. Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, the publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine is urging you to encourage your family, friends, and co-workers to actively participate in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 elections.

HCC Trustee -- District I

Yolanda Navarro Flores is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District I in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Zeph Capo is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District I in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Kevin J. Hoffman is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District I in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

HCC Trustee -- District II

Dave Wilson is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District II in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Bruce A. Austin is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District II in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

HCC Trustee -- District III

Dane D. Cook is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District III in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Adriana Tamez is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District III in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Herlinda Garcia is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District III in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

HCC Trustee -- District V

Robert Glaser is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Phil Kunetka is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Roy A. Cormier is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

HCC Trustee -- District VII

Neeta Sane is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District VII in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.

Ann Williams is a 2013 candidate running for (HCC) Houston Community College Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ballot. On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold elections to fill five (5) Trustee positions on the HCC Board of Trustees. The election will fill expired terms in Trustee Districts I, II, and VII and unexpired terms in Trustee Districts III and V.





Candidates Running for HISD Trustee for District I 

Anna Eastman (i) is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District I in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. 

Hugo Mojica is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District I in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. 

Candidates Running for HISD Trustee for District V

Mike Lunceford (i) is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. Lunceford is uncontested in the 2013 HISD Board of Trustees election. 

Candidates Running for HISD Trustee for District VI

Greg Meyers (i) is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District VI in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. 

Candidates Running for HISD Trustee for District VII

Harvin Moore (i) is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District VII in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. 

Anne Sung is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District VII in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121.

Candidates Running for HISD Trustee for HISD District IX 

Lawrence Marshall (i) did not file to run for re-election for Houston ISD Trustee for District V in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. The candidates seeking his HISD Board seat are: Wanda Adams, W. Clyde Lemon, Anthony Mandry, and Coretta Mallet Fontenot.

Wanda Adams is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District IX in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. Lunceford is uncontested in the 2013 HISD Board of Trustees election. 

W. Clyde Lemon is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District IX in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121. Lunceford is uncontested in the 2013 HISD Board of Trustees election. 

Coretta Mallet Fontenot is a candidate running for Houston ISD Trustee for District IX in the Tuesday, November 5, 2013 HISD Trusee Election. For further information, please contact Board Services at 713-556-6121.
This edition of Houston Business Connections features Edwin Haynes and his wife Andrea -- Title Sponsors. Jimmy Coleman and his wife Cheryl -- Featured Sponsors. Ben Hall -- a 2013 candidate for mayor of Houston. And Houston's 61st Mayor -- Annise Parker -- also a featured sponsor. Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, the publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine is urging all Houstonians to actively participate in the process of electing the people who govern our city. Early voting begins on Monday, October 21st and ends on Friday, November 1, 2013. Houston Business Connections Magazine is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. To discuss your inclusion inside the next issue of Houston Business Connections Magazine, call us at (832)212-8735 today! And don't forget to vote early!