Of the six propositions on the May 6 ballot for the city of Brownsville, only one failed, though perhaps not the one many would have predicted.
Hidalgo County voters on Saturday accepted a $195 million bond that will go toward funding 26 drainage improvement projects throughout Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1.
Bryan Martinez and Linda Macias won election outright to the Brownsville City Commission on Saturday, while Tino Villarreal and Susan Ruvalcaba appeared headed for a runoff for Commissioner At-Large A, according to complete but unofficial results from the Cameron County Elections Department.
McALLEN — Schools here will see a whopping four new trustees on the McAllen ISD Board after Saturday's election.
Brownsville City Commissioner At-Large "A" John Cowen Jr. is the apparent winner of the city's May 6 mayoral election, finishing the night with 4,961 votes (56.39%) to District 2 City Commissioner Jessica Tetreau's 1,965 votes (22.34%), according to an unofficial count by the Cameron County Elections Department with 27 out of 27 city precincts reporting.
SAN BENITO — Amid tight races, voters shifted control of the school district's board of trustees after a tumultuous three years.