Posted: Nov 21, 2012 12:02 PM
Updated: Nov 21, 2012 12:07 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Former school principal Hector Chirinos was declared the winner of the Brownsville ISD Place 7 race this morning.
It took about 20 hours to conduct the recount of almost 30,000 ballots. It wrapped up after 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Chirinos defeated Linda Gill Martinez by 10 votes.