Recount cements Ayala’s victory in JP race

Staff Writer

Guadalupe Ayala

Guadalupe Ayala

It’s official.

Challenger Guadalupe Ayala was announced as the winner in the Democratic runoff for Pct. 3, Pl. 1 Justice of the Peace on Monday following a recount.

According to Cameron County Elections Administrator Christopher J. Davis, the recount showed a final tally of 869 votes for Ayala and 859 votes for incumbent Manuel Flores Jr.

“The first thing is I want to thank the Lord,” said Ayala on Tuesday.

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