Tag: Alonzo Garza

Hartzog defeats former mayor, reelected to fifth term

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – Only one race was decided here on Election Day Saturday, May 10, as two City Commissioners were unopposed and another was reelected. Gerald Hartzog, Place 3 Rio Hondo City Commissioner, was re-elected to his fifth term after having served eight years on the Commission. Hartzog defeated …

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Olivares unseats Mayor Garza, three new RHISD School Board members elected

NEWS Staff Report RIO HONDO — There’s a new mayor in town. According to votes that have not yet been canvassed, Place 1 Rio Hondo City Commissioner Gustavo “Gus” Olivares unseated Mayor Alonzo Garza Sr. by four ballots, 254 to 250, on Election Day Saturday, May 11. On his victory and upcoming work as the …

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Mayoral race pits Olivares against Garza

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The race for the Rio Hondo mayoral seat is set for Saturday, May 11, with early voting slated from April 29 through May 7. Getting ready to face off are challenger and current Pl. 1 City Commissioner Gustavo “Gus” Olivares and incumbent Mayor Alonzo Garza Sr. Olivares is …

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