Runoff for city commission seat in Mercedes

Elections aren TMt over in Mercedes where one city commission race is headed to a runoff.

A four-way contest for the City Commission Place 4 seat ended with a runoff.

Ruben Chano Guajardo got 44.2 percent of the vote while Rachel Trevio got 29.7 percent of the vote.

Petra V. Vidales got 16.8 percent while Ramon Mejia got 9.3 percent.

Guajardo and Trevio will face each other in a runoff race.

The City Commission Place 2 race went smoother.

Howard Wade was the outright winner with 51.4 percent of the vote while Leo Villarreal got 48.6 percent of the ballot.

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