Candidates for November 8, 2022 Election
General Election for Districts Nos. 1, 2 & 3
District 1 - Unopposed - Elected
Candidates on Ballot
Sarah Graham is a lifelong resident of Baytown and is the current Science Content Specialist at her alma mater, Robert E. Lee High School. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Houston Clear Lake where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She also earned a Masters of Ed in Educational Administration from Lamar University. She worked at the City of Baytown’s Eddie Gray Wetlands Center at the beginning of her career and is still active as a member of their Board of Directors. Sarah has served on various committees throughout her career including Baytown’s CAP (Community Advisory Panel). She has been married to her husband, Leonard for over 20 years and they are proud parents to Tess Graham (Aggie 22’) and Evan Graham (REL 25’). Sarah stays active in the Baytown community by volunteering though her church (Faith Family), donating to United Way of Baytown, and passionately helping grow giants as a local educator. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, college football, and is an avid birder.
Michael Emmanuel has been a Baytown resident since 2006. He resides in District 2 and currently works as the principal broker of Move Texas Realty and owner of Wayficient Homes, a real estate development and brokerage firm. Michael is a graduate of Texas Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in clinical services management and, in his early career, worked as a registered respiratory therapist and was executive director of a nonprofit healthcare facility for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Michael is a 55-year-old native of West Africa. Before moving to Baytown, he lived in Houston, Missouri City and Richmond, Texas. He is married and has four children. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with his dog, Blu.