Brownsville and Harlingen hold runoff elections for commissioner positions

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CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — Runoff elections were decided in Brownsville and Harlingen on Saturday.

In Brownsville, Roy De Los Santos won the position of Brownsville City Commissioner for District 3 after defeating Jessica Puente-Bradshaw with 894 votes to 753 votes.

Pedro Cardenas will overtake the position of District 4 commissioner from Ben Neece after winning Saturday’s runoff election with 1,045 votes to Neece’s 498.

In Harlingen, Frank Morales won the position of Harlingen City Commissioner for District 4 after defeating Basilio “Chino” Sanchez with 256 votes to 204 votes.

All election totals are unofficial until each city’s next respective meeting.

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