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Two Socorro Council Members Resign

By Staff Report
Published On: Feb 02 2013 09:04:28 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 03 2013 07:51:24 PM CST

ABC-7 at 6 Weekend

SOCORRO, Texas -

Two City of Socorro's Council members resign at a special meeting Saturday evening.

Guillermo "Willie" Madrid and Jesus "Jessie" Gandara read their resignations aloud to a room full of the people.

The announcement comes after a week of mounting pressure from constituents, an unfavorable opinion by the Texas Attorney General, the notice that District Attorney Jaime Esparsa is petitioning a court to rule on the council's decision to retain members in their seats after their terms have expired.

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