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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Wayne Thompson took to social media Thursday night to end speculation that he would run for Fort Bend County Sheriff. Over the past several months the first term constable has not said if he would run for Sher…

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RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) –  Republican Sheriff Troy Nehls has launched a 2020 exploratory committee to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Republican Pete Olson. He's also launched a website and says he's raised more than $100,000 in contributions from District 22 voters.

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - When Texas State Rep. Dr. John Zerwas (R-Richmond) announced that he was stepping down from his elected position to become executive vice chancellor for health affairs for the UT System there were 5 candidates who quickly jumped into the race to r…

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Allen West, a former congressman from Florida, announced Thursday he is running for Texas GOP chair, challenging current party leader James Dickey for the position.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Wayne Thompson is not ruling out a run for Sheriff now that Troy Nehls says he’s not going to seek re-election. In a social media post Thompson say people want him to run. 

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DALLAS (Covering Fort Bend News) – Ross Perot, a Dallas billionaire and a former independent candidate for president, has died at 89, according to a spokesperson for the Perot family.Perot died early Tuesday morning at his home in Dallas, surrounded by family, spokesperson James Fuller said …

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has created an in-depth program for community members focusing on personal and political preparation for a future career as an elected official and community leader.

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) – Early voting for Fort Bend County elections ends on May 1, with the election day scheduled for May 5.  Voters may vote at any early voting or election day polling location, but must bring identification.

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WASHINGTON (Covering Fort Bend News) –  A chartered train full of Republican lawmakers on the way to a policy retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck in a rural Virginia. At least one person is dead but the lawmakers appear to be essentially unharmed.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – On Jan. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 pm, Fort Bend CAN will host a Bi-Partisan Congressional District 22 Panel in Brazos Hall at the University of Houston at Sugar Land, 14000 University Boulevard. All candidates were invited to attend, both Republican and Democ…

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WASHINGTON, DC (Covering Fort Bend News) – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to deliver temporary tax relief for those directly impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.  Olson voted for H.R. 3823, the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act, which allows individuals …

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WASHINGTON D.C.  (Covering Fort Bend) – Representative Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted on a “down payment” to help the communities in Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey by voting for H. Res. 502, a disaster supplemental appropriations bill. The legislation provides $7.85 billion in emergency…

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After months of campaigning its time for the voters to speak. The polls will be open in Fort Bend County from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The state of Texas has a handy tool that allows you to see if you are registered to vote. Click here to see if you are registered to vote.