• 2018 Meet the Candidates: Whistle Stop Tour

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    Name: 2018 Meet the Candidates: Whistle Stop Tour
    Date: February 2, 2018
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    February 2, 2018 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Lone Star College System Office - Community Building

    The Whistle Stop Tour is an old-fashioned political campaign stop hosted by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce every even year to inform the community about candidates running for office in Montgomery County. Attendees will enjoy lunch while having the opportunity to meet candidates.

    Candidates who purchase a reservation will have the opportunity to give a stump speech.

    Confirmed Candidates 
    ​Brain Dawson - County Commissioner Pct. 2
    ​Charlie Riley - County Commissioner Pct. 2
    ​Craig Doyal - County Judge
    ​Cynthia Jamieson - District Clerk 
    ​Dan Zientek - Justice of the Peace Pct. 3
    ​Greg Parker - County Commissioner Pct. 2
    ​Jackie Waters - State Representative for District 15
    ​Jay Stittleburg - County Judge
    ​Jeanie Stewart - County Clerk 
    ​Jo Anne Linzer - District Judge, 284th Judicial District
    ​John- Brandon Pierre - District Clerk 
    ​Kevin Brady - U.S. Representative District 8
    ​Kristin Bays - District Judge, 284th Judicial District
    Leanne Johnson - Justice, 9th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
    ​Lorena Perez McGill - State Representative for District 15
    ​Mandy Sunderland - County Treasurer 
    Mark Turnbull - County Clerk 
    Mark Keough - County Judge 
    ​Matt Beasley - Justice of the Peace Pct. 3
    Melanie Bush - County Treasurer 
    ​Melissa Miller - District Clerk 
    ​Ron Keichline - County Commissioner Pct. 2 
    ​Ronnie Yeates - Justice of the Peace Pct. 3
    ​Sid Miller - Commissioner of Agriculture 
    Stefano de Stefano - U.S. Senator 
    ​Steve David - U.S. Representative District 8
    ​Terrence Boggs - Republican County Chair
    ​Trey Blocker - Commissioner of Agriculture 

    Program of Events
    11:00AM              Candidate Table Visitation Begins
    11:30AM              Buffet Lines Open
    11:55AM              Welcome to attendees
    Noon                    Candidate Speeches Begin
    1:30PM                Speeches Conclude
    1:30PM                Candidate Table Visitations
    2:00PM                Event Concludes
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    Event Sponsors:

    Bill of Rights Sponsor

    • Consolidated Communications
    • Entergy Texas, Inc.
    • Kevin Brady for Congress
    • Lone Star College System Office
    • Mark Keough for County Judge

    Justice Sponsor

    • Bays & Bays
    • Better Bookkeepers, Inc.
    • Houston Association of Realtors Montgomery County Branch
    • Lorena Perez McGill for Texas House of Representatives, District 15
    • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center
    • Stibbs & Co., P.C., Attorneys
    • The Blair Law Firm, P.C.

    We The People Sponsors

    • Vicki Fullerton - RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring

    Media Partner

    • Hello Woodlands
    Lone Star College System Office 
    ​5000 Research Forest Drive 
    ​The Woodlands, TX 77381
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Lupe Cuellar, Director of Governmental Affairs 281-363-8106
    Pre-registration is recommended, but tickets may be purchased at the door. 

    Members $25

    Non-members $35
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