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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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Pope named judge

BY MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS William J. Pope was appointed this week to serve as the new Laguna Vista Municipal Court Judge, and Bennie Ochoa III will continue to serve as Alternate Judge. On a 4-3 vote, Pope was named to fill the position. Ochoa was appointed on a 5-1 vote, City Manager …

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