Texas is holding elections, including for city council and school boards, on Nov. 7, 2023. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Below is a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out the survey as of Oct. 16. To read each candidate’s full responses, click his or her name at the bottom of the article.
Donnell Cooper (nonpartisan) is running for Houston City Council At-large Position 3, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Cooper responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“I am passionate about providing better educational and economic opportunities for Houstonians and increasing public safety and improving the quality of life.”
Click here to read the rest of Cooper’s answers.
Steve Moore (nonpartisan) is running for Aldine Independent School District Position 7, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Moore responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“My passion is to help students become successful, productive, and effective adults.”
Click here to read the rest of Moore’s answers.
If you’re a Texas candidate or incumbent, click here to take the survey. The survey contains over 30 questions, and you can choose the ones you feel will best represent your views to voters. If you complete the survey, a box with your answers will display on your Ballotpedia profile. Your responses will also populate the information that appears in our mobile app, My Vote Ballotpedia.