McAllen District 4 commissioner race headed for runoff election
The city of McAllen's District 4 race is headed to a runoff.
Pablo Garcia received 247 votes, or nearly 46% of the votes. His opponents, Javier Salazar and Rodolfo “Rudy” Castillo, received 71 and 225 votes, respectively.
The city of McAllen announced the race will head toward a runoff between Garcia and Castillo because neither candidate received 50 percent plus 1.
The votes will be canvassed on Thursday, Jan. 27, when a date for the runoff election will be announced.
The winner will replace Commissioner Tania Ramirez, who resigned from District 4 to run for county judge.