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2020 News Releases

Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council, Charter Election Early Voting to Begin Soon

Sugar Land, TX - Early voting will be held Oct. 13-30 for Sugar Land’s Nov. 3 City Council and charter election.

In addition to the positions of mayor, at-large one, and at-large two, the ballot will include nine possible changes to the city’s charter. 

Mayor Joe R. Zimmerman and At Large Position 2 Councilmember Jennifer Lane are unopposed. Taylor Landin and William Ferguson are running for the At Large Position 1 position occupied by Himesh Gandhi, who will vacate the seat due to term-limit requirements in the City Charter.

For more information about the candidates, visit  

Sugar Land’s City Charter is a document that establishes the form of government for Sugar Land. This includes provisions for a council-manager form of government, legislative authority of City Council, general elections provisions, finance provisions and several other areas outlining the governing of Sugar Land. Every five years, City Council appoints a citizen task force to review and make recommendations for possible amendments or updates to the charter. To learn more about the proposed charter amendments, visit More about the Charter Review Commission is available at

 Early voting locations in Sugar Land follow:

  • Fort Bend ISD, 16431 Lexington Blvd.
  • James Reese Career and Technical Center, 12300 University Blvd. 
  • Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge Road
  • Al Rabba World Food, 5800 New Territory Blvd.
  • Lost Creek Park Conference Center, 3703 Lost Creek Blvd.
  • Greatwood Community and Rec Center, 7225 Greatwood Parkway
  • Clyde and Nancy Jacks Conference Center, 3232 Austin Parkway
  • Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North
  • University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd.

For early voting times, early voting locations outside of Sugar Land and election day locations, visit

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