The Woodlands Edition | October 2020

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FROMNICOLE: As a pivotal election season is in full swing, Community Impact Newspaper is providing unbiased coverage for The Woodlands-area elections. In this edition we bring you our 2020 Voter Guide starting on Page 35. Please take an opportunity to learn about the candidates running for The Woodlands Township board of directors as well as Conroe ISD board of trustees. Early voting began Oct. 13, and Election Day is Nov. 3. It wasn’t that long ago that women, African Americans and nonlandowners had to ght for their right to vote, so let us not take this privilege for granted this November and all use this opportunity to voice our choice. We have also created an election landing page online. It will be the main hub for all of our coverage through Election Day, from candidate Q&A’s to sample ballots and other important voting information. Please check out the site at communityimpact.com/voter-guide. Nicole Preston, GENERALMANAGER

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TRANSPORTATIONUPDATES 17 Rayford, Robinson roads widening CITY& COUNTY 29 The Woodlands to meet in-person

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Local, state and national races CANDIDATE Q&A Candidates in local races

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CORRECTION: Volume 10, Issue 1 The state percentages in the 2018-19 student demographic breakdown on Page 39 should have read: American Indian, 0.4%; Asian/Pacic Islander, 4.7%; Hispanic, 52.6%; Multiple races, 2.4%; White, 27.4%.

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Over the past 50 years we have had good markets with both Democrats and Republicans occupying the White House. Some might be surprised to learn the markets have actually done a little better with a Democrat in the White House than a Republican (although serendipity is involved). Nevertheless, folks are concerned about this upcoming election and what its long-term implications could be. Elections have consequences, and for the stock market that can mean certain things do better than others. This is a good time to make sure you understand your tolerance for volatility and that your portfolio is properly aligned. With a sound plan in place, you will be prepared for whatever political outcome occurs. We are here to help you make those preparations. Give us a call and come by for a visit. MONTHLY COMMENTARY For our daily commentary and all disclosures, visit www.chjwealthmanagement.com 10200 Grogan’s Mill Road, Suite 340 • 281-298-2700

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