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Horizon mayor wins re-election; Socorro elects 3 city council members

By Staff Report
Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:00:40 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 16 2014 06:41:35 PM CST

Courtesy Horizon City Council

Horizon Mayor Walter Miller.

EL PASO, Texas -

Update: Horizon mayor Walter L. Miller won another term in office by defeating Bill Armas 339 votes to 193 votes.

Other Horizon results:

TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, ALDERMAN 3    

LUIS NAJERA (NP)24848.34%
CHARLIE ORTEGA (NP)26551.66%

   

TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, ALDERMAN 5     

JOHNNY DOC DURAN (NP)31463.56%
TOM CARRILLO (NP)18036.44%



TOWN OF HORIZON CITY, ALDERMAN 7     

NICHOLAS MONROE II (NP)21041.34%
SAMANTHA S. CORRAL (NP)29858.66%

  

In Socorro, three city council seats were up for grabs.

CITY OF SOCORRO ALDERMAN 1

SERGIO COX (NP)11940.89%
VELIA HERRERA (NP)6120.96%
MARIA REYES (NP)11138.14%



CITY OF SOCORRO ALDERMAN 2

LAURA ZUBIATE (NP)3423.13%
GAMA MENDEZ (NP)3322.45%
GLORIA MACIAS RODRIG (NP)8054.42%

                                        

CITY OF SOCORRO ALDERMAN 3

RODOLFO RUDY ORTIZ (NP)3218.39%
VICTOR PEREZ (NP)10862.07%
JP LOPEZ (NP)3419.54%

Maria Reyes was the incumbent in the Socorro Alderman 1 race.

Previous story: Horizon and Socorro also are holding elections Tuesday.

Growing Horizon will elect a mayor and three city representatives and troubled Socorro will elect three city representatives.

Out in Horizon, concerns about growth are at the top of the list.

Horizon has grown to a population of more than 18,000 residents and has a new Walmart Supercenter, but very few voters Tuesday could be seen at the polls.

Mayor Walter Miller is running for his fourth consecutive two-year term against City Councilman Bill Armas.

Three seats also are up for grabs on the Horizon City Council.

Over in Socorro, where corruption has run rampant in recent years and three city council spots were up in the air as well, the turnout was minimal.

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