Ivan Sanchez

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Ivan Sanchez graduated from the University of Houston with a BS in Political Science. Sanchez served on the Hispanic Advisory Committee Board for Houston from 2016 to 2018 [2]. He previously worked at Gold Quest Group, residential and commercial brokerage firm, as a Business Development Executive, and also worked in the Texas 18th Congressional Office [1][4]. Sanchez founded Houston Millennials, a nonprofit that provides job opportunities to millennials [2].

Key Issues


Sanchez believes that the government should work with local NGOs such as The Landing, Elijah Rising, and The Houston Area Women’s Center to assist those victimized by sex trafficking. He wants to fund increased patrols along Bissonet, where sex trafficking is high [1][3].

Public Safety

Sanchez wants to increase the number of full time police officers in the Houston Police Department, and ensure that police training is diverse to handle mental health crises, homeless outreach, and active shooter events [1].


Sanchez wants to rehabilitate Sharpstown Mall and bring major city services, such as the police, to the center of the mall to improve the safety and the environment of the mall. Sanchez also wants to implement regular quarterly road inspections, invest in sidewalks, create more public parking, and improve street lighting [1]. 


Sanchez wants to invest in higher quality flood mitigation systems and rely on the wetlands of Houston. He also wants to increase fines on illegal dumpers of waste, and create a decontamination unit for targeted clean-up initiatives [1]. 


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