Voting underway for Mercedes city commissioner run off race
Election Day is underway in Mercedes as residents elect a city commissioner for the place three seat.
Incumbent Joe Martinez faces Leonel Benavidez for the seat after neither received the number of votes needed to avoid a runoff.
Both men received nearly 43% and 31% of the vote in the May 6 election, respectively.
Voting is being held at the Mercedes civic Center on 520 E. 2nd St. through 7 p.m. Saturday.
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