City of Harlingen elects Norma Sepulveda as new mayor, unofficial election results show

By: Christian von Preysing

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The city of Harlingen elected a new mayor Saturday night, according to unofficial election results.

Challenger Norma Sepulveda received 3,659 votes to beat out incumbent Chris Boswell, who received 2,388 votes.

In a statement, Sepulveda said she was inspired by the city’s turnout in the historic election.

"From the beginning, this election was about bringing people from all parts of our community together. I am inspired by the historic turnout in this municipal election, and I am excited to represent a unified city ready to making Harlingen the capital of the RGV once again. I also want to thank Mr. Boswell for his many years of public service. Once in office, I vow to be a Mayor for ALL of Harlingen, regardless of who people voted for in this election. And to #TeamNorma, your support made this historic election possible! I am eternally grateful."

For more election results across the Rio Grande Valley, visit krgv.com/elections.


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