Candidates for District K

All the candidates running for the district were invited to participate via email and called to follow-up. Below are the names of the candidates who participated, listed in the order in which they will appear on the ballot.
Kim Sauke
Gerry Vander-Lyn
Martha Castex-Tatum
Question 1
It is August 2020, a category 5 hurricane is about to hit Houston. Evacuations have been ordered for coastal areas and some inland areas, including parts of the City of Houston. What will you do to ensure that principles of equity are employed in the evacuation response?
Question 2
The Houston Chronicle reports that a child has died at the 419 Emancipation facility. City officials have tried to learn more, but both the operator of the facility and the federal government refuse to confirm or deny any details about the incident. What do you do in the first 24 hours after learning about the death?
Question 3
The Spirit of the Confederacy statue that currently sits in Sam Houston Park has been vandalized and knocked down. Do you vote for or against spending government money to restore it and put it back up?
Question 4
Austin recently became the first city in the United States to fund abortion support services. A similar proposal from the Health Department has come to a vote on Houston City Council. The vote is tied and you are the last and deciding vote. How will you vote and why?
Question 5
Another black trans woman has been murdered in Houston. Is her identity important in determining the City’s response to the murder, why or why not?
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