Los Fresnos News

Early Voting for November Midterm Election Starts Oct. 22

by Tony Vindell/LFN

Early voting for the Nov. 6 election begins Oct. 22 and will run through Nov 2.

Voters will have 11 days to cast their ballot for the candidates of their choice.

Los Fresnos voters will elect two members on the city council and three members to the local school district board of trustees.

Running in Place 4 is Joe Collingsworth while James Herrera is running against Councilman Javier Mendez in Place 3.

Bibi Garza’s term in Place 4 was to expire this year but she did file for reelection.

Garza has been absent from meeting following her arrest on Sept. 11 after she was charged for theft and tampering with government records in connection with turning in time sheet showing hours she did not work as clerk for Cameron County Constable

Juan Mendoza, according to a newspaper report.

In the school district races, Darlene Paterson and Leonel Garza are running for re-election in Place 7 and Place 5, respectively.

Paterson is facing Leticia Quintero while Garza is being challenged by Juan Sierra.
Sandra Garcia, with Place 4, is running unopposed.

The polls will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 26 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.

Also, the polls will open from 9 a.m.; to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 through Wednesday, Oct. 31 and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2.

Early voting will be at Los Fresnos Community Center at 204 N. Brazil St.