Long term activist KP George defeated incumbent Republican
Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert in
Currently, George serves as a Fort Bend Independent School District Board trustee.
In a statement he thanked the voters. 'Thank You All For a Great Victory Tonight! I am so honored to have the privilege to serve you. Thank you to my dedicated team and volunteers for the hard work. Together, we are going to make Fort Bend County a better place to live, for our children and generations to come.'
The district has a sizeable number of Indian Americans,
especially in Sugarland and
A few years ago George had lost the Democratic primary election for US Congress for 105 votes.
George, a self-employed financial planner, is the current president of the Hightower High School Academiesâ€™ Booster Club, which he helped found. His wife Sheeba works as a teacher in FBISD and their three children too study at the school system.
George owns and manages an independent financial planning practice with 6 other advisors.
He has been working in the community and also in mainstream politics for several years.
He worked with the Sugar Land Rotary Club, and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.
He took the lead in establishing the Hightower High School Academiesâ€™ Booster Club in 2013.
He started his own charity work a decade ago using his own money. â€œI strongly believe success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. Itâ€™s what you do for others,â€ he says.