When All Hope was Seemingly Lost...Gloria Sanderson of Pioneer Bank Showed Up for Arthur J. Smith Sr. and His Family with a $15,000.00 dollar Check

Arthur Smith Sr., his wife Darlene Koffey Smith, son Arthur Smith III, also known as “Yung Giant”, Gloria Sanderson, SVP, CRA/Fair Lending Officer for Pioneer Bank are the featured individuals on the cover of “VERSION 1” of Houston Business Connections Magazine’s “2017 Year-End Review” edition. Houston Texans football player J.J. Watt is also featured on the cover of this version. Inside this edition, J.J. Watt shares how he plans to distribute the millions of dollars the J.J. Watt Foundation received in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Beyoncé, Mattress Mack, Jim Crane, State Senator Borris L. Miles, State Rep. Shawn Thierry, Dr. Letitia Plummer, Judge Loyd Wright, Judge Christine Riddle Butts, Judge John Schmude, Judge Renee Magee, Attorney Sandra Peake, and Attorney Melanie Wilcox Flowers are just a few of the other distinguished individuals featured inside this edition. Houston Business Connections Magazine© is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. All Rights Reserved. Cover photo by: Kennedy Hall, Phillis Wheatley High School Journalism Department/Photographer

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR JANUARY 19TH, 2018


Gladys Knight is coming to Houston on Friday, January 19, 2018, for the Diamond Dreams Gala at Minute Maid Park

Held on the field at Minute Maid Park, the Diamond Dreams Gala features seven-time Grammy winner, Ms. Gladys Knight -The Empress of Soul, as well as Astros players and legends. The event benefits the Astros Foundation and New Hope Housing, an organization combatting homelessness by providing housing and support services for those in need. In case you don’t know, The Astros Foundation supports local 501(c)3 nonprofits and their causes through fundraising events. They support organizations whose efforts benefit Youth Baseball/Softball, Education/Literacy, Childhood Cancer, Military and Quality of Life.

Monday, July 17, 2017

#56 Judge Herb Ritchie is a Democratic Leader "Strategic Voters" in Harris County Should Get to Know -- HBC Magazine©


#56 Herb Ritchie currently serves as the Democratic Judge of the 337th District Court in Harris County, Texas -- 172,464 is the “STRATEGIC VOTER POWER RANKING NUMBER” he’s been assigned by Houston Business Connections Magazine© based on the number of “NON-STRAIGHT TICKET VOTES” he received back in the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 “GENERAL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION” in Harris County. Herb Ritchie defeated Republican (incumbent) Renee Magee who ranks 4th with a 219,254 SVPR#.



FIFTY-SIX "DISTINGUISHED LEADERS" YOU SHOULD KNOW IN HARRIS COUNTY

REPORT by AUBREY R. TAYLOR

The "DISTINGUISHED LEADERS" featured in the banner below have all been assigned a Houston Business Connections Magazine© "STRATEGIC VOTER POWER RANKING NUMBER" based on the number of "NON-STRAIGHT TICKET VOTES" they received back in 2016. This is crucial heading into "2020" because "STRAIGHT-TICKET VOTING" will not be allowed in the "2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" in the State of Texas. You can call (832)212-8735 for more information. Or feel free to call (281)788-3033 if you are a candidate in need of branding, marketing, strategy, campaign sign placement/monitoring, or minority outreach assistance.



REPORT by AUBREY R. TAYLOR

In case you haven’t heard, Houston Business Connections Magazine© has assigned a “STRATEGIC VOTER POWER RANKING NUMBER” to (56) fifty-six candidates whose names appeared on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 “GENERAL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION” ballot in selected countywide races in Harris County, Texas. What does this SVPR# actually mean? Well, the SVPR# will help us to better advise our new clients as to who they should run against in the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 “GENERAL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION” in Harris County, Texas. The SVPR# shows us where some of our existing clients stand with regards to “NON-STRAIGHT TICKET VOTERS” in Harris County. So, when coupled with other factors, the SVPR# gives us a unique way to gauge which potential Harris County candidates may have trouble winning their re-election bids without some serious branding and marketing assistance outside of their political party’s coordinated campaign in "2020" when HB25 becomes the law of the land in the Lone Star State. And finally, the SVPR# gives us a pretty good indication of which potential candidates (and incumbents) would be tough-to-beat without “THE STRAIGHT-TICKET VOTING OPTION” being a factor.

Houston Business Connections Magazine© Readers are Encouraged to Always Vote Strategically

So, who are “STRATEGIC VOTERS” in Harris County, Texas? Well, based on research by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, the publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine© “STRATEGIC VOTERS” in Harris County, Texas are: (1) Voters who do not vote a “STRAIGHT-TICKET” on Election Day. (2) Voters who always “DO THEIR HOMEWORK” before going to the polls on Election Day. (3) Voters who cast their ballot with a “SPECIFIC PURPOSE” in mind on Election Day. (4) Voters who endeavor to elect the “MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES” up and down the ballot on Election Day. (5) And finally, voters who “CLEARLY UNDERSTAND THEIR VOTING POWER” and know how to use it at the ballot box on Election Day. 


How Will "Strategic Voters" Impact 2020 and Beyond in The State of Texas?

What impact are “STRATEGIC VOTERS” going to have on the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 “GENERAL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION” in Harris County, Texas? Well, a definitive answer to this question is tough to pinpoint at this time. However, what we do know with complete certainty is that the impact our “STRATEGIC VOTERS” are going to have when they go into the voting booth will be the difference between winning and losing for many 2020 Republican and 2020 Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in Harris County, Texas – especially since the signing of House Bill 25 will be in full effect. In case you don’t already know, HB25 will “OFFICIALLY” become law and end the practice of “STRAIGHT TICKET VOTING” in the State of Texas on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. However, as a result, some people believe the passage of HB25 is going to somehow disenfranchise minority voters – BUT THIS DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE THE CASE BASED ON OUR RESEARCH – because all minority voters will have to do to guard against being disenfranchised in 2020 is to simply go into the voting booth and cast their ballot – just like every other registered voter in the State of Texas will have to do for the candidate of their choice! So, the onus will be on each specific candidate along with the help of their own political party to educate, empower, motivate, mobilize and encourage their base to go to the polls and support their nominees.


Who Will "Strategic Voters" Cast Their Ballot for in Harris County, Texas?

It is unclear at this time exactly who “STRATEGIC VOTERS” will cast their ballot for in Harris County, Texas? However, the Houston Business Connections Magazine© “STRATEGIC VOTER POWER RANKING NUMBERS” indicate a few things about these voters every candidate should know: #1: “STRATEGIC VOTERS” tend to favor candidates whose name they recognize. #2: “STRATEGIC VOTERS” tend to vote for the candidates whom they believe to be the most qualified candidate regardless of their political party affiliation. #3: “STRATEGIC VOTERS” appear to favor candidates who ask for their vote directly. #4: “STRATEGIC VOTERS” appear to vote for candidates they believe value and respect their vote. #5: STRATEGIC VOTERS” appear to look for specific candidates whom they believe will represent their individual ideals, interests and values.

ABOUT THIS PUBLISHER/REPORTER 

The Houston Business Connections Magazine© “POWER RANKINGS” is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. Aubrey R. Taylor is the publisher/CEO of Aubrey R. Taylor Communications and has more than 26-years of experience in marketing branding, public relations and political consulting. He’s publicly promoted Republican and Democratic candidates in statewide elections and in local municipalities throughout the State of Texas. He’s also publicly promoted (through his publications) such corporations and institutions as: Shell Oil, The City of Houston, Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, Chevron, Waste Management, Nationwide Insurance, Momentum Jaguar/BMW, State Farm Insurance, and Allstate Insurance to name a few.


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