The Houston Area Stonewall Democrats conducted its endorsement meeting for the Houston City Council races yesterday. Candidates had to receive a vote of 70 % or more of the voting members present to gain the HASD endorsement. The following campaigns are officially endorsed by HASD:
At-Large 3 – Melissa Noriega
At-Large 4 – Noel Freeman
District A – Lane Lewis
District F – Mike Laster
Phillip McNutt, President of HASD, said “We appreciate the efforts of all of the various campaigns that screened with Stonewall. We thank each one of them. Houston will be represented well with the depth of candidates running for the various positions. We are PROUD to put solid Stonewall support with each of our endorsed candidates!”
HASD has previous endorsed the following candidates in an earlier endorsement screening.
Controller – Ron Green
District H – Maverick Welsh
Maverick Welsh is currently involved in the Special Election to fill the District H seat vacated by Adrian Garcia. Election Day for District H is this Saturday, June 13. The remainder of the municipal endorsement including that of Mayor will be held this November.