Special Election to Take Place after City Commissioner Resigns

1 year 7 months 1 week ago Tuesday, April 23 2019 Apr 23, 2019 April 23, 2019 9:48 PM April 23, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – A local city commissioner has resigned amid a bribery investigation, which leaves a vacant seat for the position.

Jerry Tafolla, Weslaco city commissioner, pleaded guilty to bribery in connection to a $38 million contract to rehabilitate the city’s water treatment facilities.

A special election to fill the seat is set for July 16.  

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