Two weeks ago, we asked you: Who are the Most Powerful movers and shakers in the Crossroads?
You responded with more than 100 candidates -- from small-town activists to millionairre businessmen.
We tallied the votes and whittled the list down to the following 25.
Now, we ask that you rank your Top 5 Most Powerful Crossroads residents, drawing from the names on the final list.
Simply rank your Top 5 in order of the candidate's power: 1 for the region's most powerful, 2 for the second most powerful and on to 5 for the region's fifth most powerful.
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1) Name of most powerful candidate
2) Name of second most powerful
3) Name of third most powerful
4) Name of fourth most powerful
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Thanks for your input -- Gabe Semenza / Advocate public service editor.
FINAL LIST OF 25
Dorothy Alcorn – Former University of Houston System regent.
Will Armstrong – Victoria mayor, business owner.
David Brown – Citizens Medical Center’s CEO.
James Fagan – Co-owner of international oil-production company.
George Filley III – Former district attorney, high-profile defense lawyer.
Jim Graff – Victoria’s Faith Family Church pastor.
Bobby Hewitt – Businessman, rancher, heir.
Tim Hudson – University of Houston-Victoria president.
Claud Jacobs – Yoakum native, activist, investment manager.
Janey Lack – Businesswoman, community volunteer.
Russell Marshall – First Victoria National Bank president, CEO.
Benny Martinez – Goliad activist, Hispanic rights supporter.
Kerry McCan – Rancher, businessman.
Margie McMullen – Yoakum politician, businesswoman.
Bob Moore – Victoria schools superintendent.
Geanie Morrison – State representative from Victoria.
Louise O’Connor – Author, businesswoman.
Morgan Dunn O’Connor – Former UHV regent, businesswoman.
T. Michael O’Connor – Sheriff, rancher, businessman.
John Roberts - Publisher, Victoria Advocate.
Michael Sheppard – District attorney for DeWitt, Goliad, Refugio counties.
Steve Tyler – Victoria County district attorney.
James Wayne – Real estate investor, businessman.
Roger Welder – Rancher, businessman, chef.
Jack Wu – Formosa Plastics-Point Comfort vice president.
Jim Wyatt – City councilman, businessman, activist.
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