Cascos declared winner of November race


Cameron County Judge Car­los Cascos has been declared the winner of the November 2 elec­tion in which he ran for a second four-year term.

Cascos, a Republican who was challenged by John Wood, a Democrat, won the race by 64 votes.

The Cameron County Commissioners’ Court, by a 3-to-1 vote, declared Cascos the winner of the race after approving the final canvassing of the votes during Tuesday’s meeting.

Wood, however, maintains that some irregularities happened during the vote and hinted that he might take legal action.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Dec. 2 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press.

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