Repost: City Leader Elections –Q&A

April 18, 2009 · Filed Under Events and News 

Fort Worth City Council Elections are Saturday, May 9, 2009, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early voting starts on April 27. 

Dates are:
April 27-30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
There are contested races for: Mayor and Districts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.  (See candidate listings in each race below).

Recently the Fort Worth League of Neighborhoods has co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters of Tarrant County a series of taped candidate interview sessions.  These will air on Charter Cable and AT & T U-Verse Cable, and will be available on the City’s website starting the week of April 13.  Watch for more air date information.
Also, the League of Neighborhoods has distributed a questionnaire relating to neighborhood issues to each Fort Worth City Council candidate.  Answers are being posted starting today. Watch for these on the League’s website (  Below, AHNA has posted answers for Mayor and District 7 below (I will post answers as they are received by the League). 


Candidates for Fort Worth Mayor and City Council:

Louis “Mac” McBee louis-mcbee-mayor-received-responses
Mike Moncrief
Clyde Picht clyde-picht-mayor-received-responses * West&Clear also did an interview with Mr. Picht which can be found at:
District 2:  (Northside, Far North Fort Worth)
Salvador “Sal” Espino 
District 3:  (Far West Side, Southwest)

W.B. “Zim” Zimmerman
A. James Nuttall
Eric Fox
Bill Lawson
Elizabeth Jane McCune
Gary Hogan
Matthew Hudson
District 4:  (East Side, Far Northeast)
Danny Scarth
Lupe Arriola
Jeffery Harris
District 5:  (Southeast)
Melinda Hamilton
Frank Moss
Carey D. Brown
District 6:  (Southwest)
Jungus Jordan
Glen Bucy, Jr.
Paul Hicks
District 7:  (West Side, Northwest)
Carter Burdette
Charlie Murphy charlie-murphy-district-7-received-responses
District 8:  (East, Southeast)
Suzette Watkins
Kathleen Hicks
District 9:  (Southside, Downtown)
Joel Burns


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