Tag: Election Day

Wells, Martinez victors in Laguna Madre Water District races

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The tedious write-in process used to determine the Laguna Madre Water District Board of Directors elections carried over into late Wednesday as votes were hand counted. Unofficial results revealed Rick Wells triumphant over Robert Vela for Position 1 due to a strong showing in South Padre Island and …

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Abbott elected Governor; Cascos wins third term as County Judge

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Texans awoke Wednesday morning to a familiar sight as the state remained red, coinciding with a big win for the GOP on Election Day as Republicans took both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Tuesday also decided the state’s first new governor in 14 years: Republican …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Officials watchful of voting fraud on Election Day

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Voting polls will remain open until 7 p.m. in the Cameron County area to determine a string of hotly-contested races this Election Day. An issue that remains of concern in every election, however, is voting fraud, and perhaps the most vulnerable to this are those races involving …

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Election Day set for Saturday

PRESS Staff Report The Point Isabel Independent School District will be holding elections for three seats on the school board. Merced Cantu and Olga Vega-Carter are on the ballot but are running unopposed. Mickey Furcron is also up for re-election and his opponent is Raul “Cowboy” Lorea. Polling places open this Saturday at 7 a.m. …

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