George Edwards

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


George Edwards graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi [1]. Edwards is a former Senior Accounting Specialist at ExxonMobil and is a certified public accountant [3]. As an accounting specialist, Edwards received the Corporate Leadership Award from the Minerals Management Service. In 1995, Edwards was elected as vice president of the CFISD Board of Trustees. He later served on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors as a member of the Board of Directors and the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Chair of the Law-Focused Education Committee and a trustee of the Texas Bar Foundation, where he was Chair of the Investment Committee [2]. Edwards also served as the chair of the Board of Directors of Energy Capital Credit and of Leadership Houston Class XXI, and a trustee for the Neuhaus Education Center [1]. He was recently elected to the Towne Lake Homeowners Association Board of Directors [2]. Edwards is also a deacon at Second Baptist Church [1].

Key Issues


George Edwards wants to ensure a rigorous academic curriculum at each grade level, focusing on the importance of reading. He believes that education has been misaligned with liberal ideologies and culture wars. He wants to provide the necessary resources and attention to improve student outcomes [1]. 

Parent Involvement

Edwards wants to improve communication between the district and parents in an effort to restore trust between stakeholders of CFISD. He believes that parent involvement can prevent children from being exposed to lessons he believes are detrimental or radical to student success [1].


 Edwards believes it is vital that teachers are provided with the necessary tools and resources they need to educate children. He states that resources and support for teachers is a top priority for him [1].​


Republican Party of Texas; Texans for Educational Freedom; Texas Latino Conservatives; Harris County Republican Party; Constable Ted Heap, Harris County Precinct 5; Tom Ramsey, Precinct 3 Harris County Commissioner; Dr. Tom Oliverson, Texas House Representative; Scott Henry, CFISD Board Trustee; Dr. Natalie Blasingame, CFISD Board Trustee


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