School Board Runoff Election Most Costly for Rio Hondo ISD

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RIO HONDO – One school board election was too close to call during the May elections.

Cameron County election officials tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS it’s the perfect example to show that every vote matters.

Each of the two candidates received 473 votes.

Neither incumbent Ernestina Rodriguez nor challenger Jaime Lopez pulled off a victory for the Rio Hondo Independent School District School Board Place 7.

Cameron County elections administrator Remi Garza tells us it’s a very unusual scenario.

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