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Texans elect the first Republican mayor of McAllen, a majority Latino border city, in 24 years

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Texans elected three new Republican mayors in heavily Latino cities over the weekend, building on the GOP's significant 2020 gains among Hispanic voters.
Most notably, the border city of McAllen, Texas, which is about 85% Latino, elected its first GOP mayor in 24 years. Javier Villalobos, a city commissioner and former chairman of the Hidalgo County GOP, won about 200 more votes than Democrat Veronica Vela Whitacre in Saturday's runoff election. Republican mayoral candidates also won their races in Fort Worth and Arlington , Texas.
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