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Posted on: May 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Council Congrats, Plus Run-Off Election Information for La Marque, Texas

City Council Update 2021

Congratulations to all our new members of City Council! Keith Bell was elected to serve as Mayor, and Michael Carlson was elected to serve as Councilmember for District C. Runoff Election between Kimberley Yancy & Wayne Hobgood scheduled in District A.

Congratulations to all our new members of City Council! On May 11, 2021, La Marque City Council held a Special Meeting declaring the May 1, 2021, General Election results. Keith Bell was elected to serve as Mayor, and Michael Carlson was elected to serve as Councilmember for District C.

Keith Bell was elected to serve as Mayor

City of La Marque Council Photo_Keith Bell


Michael Carlson, Councilmember for District C
City of La Marque Council Photo_Michael Carlson

Since no candidate received a majority of votes in District A, a Runoff Election between Kimberley N. Yancy and Wayne Hobgood was scheduled for June 19, 2021.

Early voting begins on Monday, June 7, 2021, through Friday, June 11, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Early voting resumes on Monday, June 14, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, a Swearing-In of Elected Officials Event happened at La Marque High School Gymnasium. In addition to Mayor Bell and Councilman Carlson, Mayor Pro Tem Joe Compian participated in the swearing-in ceremony because he was elected during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and hadn't received a proper welcome until last week.

Mayor Pro Tem Joe Compian

City of La Marque Council Photo_Joe Compian

Tonight, Monday, May 17, 2021, a regular City Council Meeting is scheduled. To see the agenda, visit the city website>Government>Agenda Center and then scroll down to the City Council section to see tonight's agenda.

To stay up to date on Council and City news, register for e-notifications on the city website at connect.cityoflamarque.org

RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-0010

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LA MARQUE DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION HELD FOR AND BY THE GALVESTON COUNTY ELECTIONS DIVISION ON MAY 1, 2021; THE CANVASS OF THE VOTES PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS ELECTION CODE

RESOLUTION R-2021-0011

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MARQUE, TEXAS, CALLING A RUN-OFF ELECTION TO BE HELD ON JUNE 19, 2021 TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE GALVESTON COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING ONE (1) COUNCILMEMBER TO (DISTRICT A), TO THE LA MARQUE CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD OFFICE FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS.

For election results click here or visit the following website https://www.galvestonvotes.org/


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