One Incumbent Wins, One Loses, One Race Goes To Runoff In Harlingen


Voters in Harlingen re-elected one incumbent to the city commission, voted out another, and sent a third race to a runoff. District 3 Commissioner Michael Mezmar won a fourth term, defeating former commissioner Robert Leftwich with 60 percent of the vote.

District 5 Commissioner Victor Leal was defeated in his try for a fourth term, losing a close contest to schoolteacher Rene Perez, who took 52 percent of the vote.

There’ll be a runoff for the District 4 commission seat. Frank Morales finished on top with 46 percent of the vote and will face former commissioner Basilio Sanchez who ended with 29 percent.

Pharr Forward Defeats Pharr United

Previous article

Two Of Three Brownsville City Races Move To Runoff Elections

Next article

You may also like

More in LOCAL