Recount cements Ayala’s victory in JP race

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

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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