MAYOR PRO TEM KENZIE MOORE III

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Kenzie Moore III is originally from Los Angeles, California.  He graduated from Dorsey High School in 1976 and moved to the State of Texas to attend Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, majoring in Religious Education and later became a preacher.  Following his studies at Southwestern Christian College, he attended Abilene Christian University majoring in Accounting.

Councilmember Moore has been a resident of the City of DeSoto for over 30 years; his son and daughter attended schools in the DeSoto Independent School District. Councilmember Moore was elected to the DeSoto City Council (Special Election) on August 26, 2017, to serve on Unexpired Term for Place 7.  Councilmember Moore is very active in the Real Estate community.  He is Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee and a member of the Finance and Budget Committee of MetroTex Association of Realtors. Councilmember Moore is also very active in his community. When he is not assisting clients with their real estate needs, he and his mother participate in the delivery of Meals on Wheels in Southwest Dallas County.  

Councilmember Moore was previously elected to DeSoto ISD School Board of Trustees in 2008 and served in this capacity until 2014. While on the School Board of Trustees, he served as Vice-President.  He later assisted and served as a mentor for the WINGS Program (Where I Now Gain Success) for young men and women who are in need of a second chance.

Councilmember Moore previously served on the following boards: Dallas Chapter of the NAACP, Dallas Urban League, Past President of DeSoto ISD Education Foundation, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce and on the Advisory Board of the Visiting Nurses Association for Meals on Wheels and Hospice Care Giver (VNA). He has received many civic and professional awards for his outstanding service and contribution to his community and his profession.

Councilmember Moore lives by the motto “Give Your Life Away To Something More Important Than You.”

It is an honor to serve the people of DeSoto.

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kenzie moore for mayor

Endorsed

Dr. Leon McCowan

“Mayor Pro-Tem Kenzie Moore has my support to be the next Mayor of the City of DeSoto. You were in Mayor McCowan's vision to continue the leadership as Mayor of this All America City.”
Dr. Leon McCowan,
First Gentleman of DeSoto

Thelma Clardy, Esq.

Former Mayor Pro Tem of DeSoto

Warren Adams

Community Leader of DeSoto Rotary Club and Concerned DeSoto Citizens

Oscar D. Epps, Sr.

Senior Pastor Community Baptist Church

Elma Goodwin

Senior Center Board & Silver Creek Community Leader

Michael Hurtt

Former Mayor Michael Hurtt has served as councilman and Mayor Pro Tem prior to serving as of DeSoto.

Dr. Leon McCowan

“Mayor Pro-Tem Kenzie Moore has my support to be the next Mayor of the City of DeSoto. You were in Mayor McCowan's vision to continue the leadership as Mayor of this All America City.”
Dr. Leon McCowan First Gentleman of DeSoto

Thelma Clardy, Esq.

Former Mayor Pro Tem of DeSoto

Warren Adams

Community Leader of DeSoto Rotary Club and Concerned DeSoto Citizens

Oscar D. Epps, Sr.

Senior Pastor Community Baptist Church

Elma Goodwin

Senior Center Board & Silver Creek Community Leader

Michael Hurtt

Former Mayor Michael Hurtt has served as councilman and Mayor Pro Tem of DeSoto.

Early voting is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 and continue through Friday, January 29, 2021.  

Early Voting and Election Day Voting will be held at
Disciple Central Community Church (Youth Room)
901 North Polk Street, Suite 101, DeSoto, Texas 75115.  

Below are the Early Voting dates and times: 
January 20-23 - 8am until 5pm
January 24 - 1pm until 6pm
January 25-27 - 8am until 5pm
January 28-29 - 7am until 7pm 

DeSoto needs a strong, proven leader that has experience on all track levels of the government, the economy and the community. I’m asking for your support and most importantly, your vote on
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Election Day voting hours will be from 7am until 7pm

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