Each election, The Daily News asks candidates in contested races to answer a series of questions submitted by the newspaper’s staff and readers.

The following questionnaires were compiled largely from points that readers requested us to ask on their behalf. The profiles below are from those who participated. The questions vary from race to race. We adopted this procedure at the suggestion of readers.

Candidates were given a series of questions and were limited to 110 words on their answers.

Early voting in the election began Monday, April 29.

Where to Vote: Polling Locations in Galveston County

Election Day is May 11. 

Clear Creek ISD Position B

Ann Hammond

Nicholas Long

Clear Creek ISD District 1

Laura DuPont

John P. Herrmann

Gary Renola

La Marque ISD District 2

Shirley Fanuiel

Mable Pratt

College of the Mainland Position 6

Rachel Delgado

V.W. "Chubby" Steed

Carol Voight

Bayou Vista Mayor

Theresa Moeller

Daniel Konyha

Bayou Vista Position 5

Tami Inman

Vaun Henry

Bayou Vista Position 2

Mark Johnstone

Bryan Smith

Bayou Vista Position 3

Bill Spillar

Mike Russo

Clear Lake Shores Mayor

Vern Johnson

Anthony Berry

Clear Lake Shores Council

Alton Burns

Jan Bailey

Debbie Smith

Dickinson Position 2

Bruce Henderson

Louis Gill

Dickinson Position 4

Mark Townsend

Wally Deats

Dickinson Position 6

William H. King

Greg Bridges

Friendswood Position 4

Patrick McGinnis

Jim Barr

Friendswood Position 6

Tawni Slaughter

Carl Gustafson

Jamaica Beach Mayor

Stephen Hubbell

Steve Spicer

Kemah Mayor

Matthew Wiggins

Robert Cummins

Kemah Position 2 

Wanda Zimmer

Pat Buchanan

Kemah Position 4

Robin Collins

Wayne Rast

Santa Fe Place 1

Shana Hansen

Joe Lynn Carothers

Pam Schwertner

Santa Fe Place 4

Ronald Jannett

Scot Rice

Santa Fe Place 5

Pat McCrary

Bob Braeking

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