Giving one's time and energy to serve the public trust is a hallmark of our democracy and political process. Therefore, we recognize our Brothers around the Ninth District who are answering the call to serve, to lead by example, and to act as stewards of our communities to ensure that everyone is properly represented and that government works in the best interests of all.

Please support our Brothers. Contact them for more information, visit their campaign websites, donate, volunteer, and VOTE!


Bro. Royce West

Candidate for United States Senate – Texas


Initiated Mu Beta, 1971, University of Texas-Arlington, Arlington, TX.
Currently Theta Alpha, Dallas, TX.
International Life Member.
Senator, Texas State Senate - District 23.

Bro. Efrem Neely

Candidate for District Court Judge – District Court Division 2, Pine Bluff, AR


Initiated Tau Sigma, 1990, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, AR.
Currently Omicron Lambda Lambda, Little Rock, AR.
International Life Member.
Managing Attorney of the Neely Law Firm, PLLC.

Bro. Philip Hood

Candidate for Arkansas State Representative – District 36


Initiated Omicron Lambda Lambda, 2013, Little Rock, AR.
International Life Member.

Bro. Willie Banks, Jr.

Candidate for Louisiana State Representative – District 24


Initiated Delta Tau, 1972, Plaquemine, LA.
Currently Epsilon Chi, Alexandria, LA.
Colonel, US Army (Ret.)

Bro. Marcus Bryant

Candidate for Louisiana State Representative – District 96


Initiated Beta Sigma, 1999, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Currently Rho Omicron, New Iberia, LA.
International Life Member.
Ninth District Life Member.
82nd Ninth District Marshal.

Bro. Larry McKinzie

Candidate for Houston ISD Board - Trustee IV


Initiated Rho Theta, 1988, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

Bro. Christian Menefee

Candidate for Harris County Attorney


Initiated Psi Alpha, 2007, San Antonio, TX.
Charter Member of Alpha Delta Lambda, University of Texas - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.


          If you or a Brother you know are seeking public office, please provide the District Keeper of Records and Seal with the appropriate contact and campaign information.