EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Incumbent David Stout takes the lead for County Commissioner Precinct two.
The unofficial final voting numbers show incumbent David Stout leading with 3,371 and Judy Gutierrez with 2,827.
Incumbent David Stout has been the Commissioner for Precinct two since 2015 and Judy Gutierrez is a former City employee who unsuccessfully ran for City Council Precinct two a few years ago.
Stout thanking the El Pasoans who have voted for him over the years.
“I’m so glad that you have trusted me over the past eight years and hopefully will continue to trust me over the next four,” said Stout.
While Stout was celebrating as election numbers came in he also spoke about the mass shooting that happened at an elementary school in Uvalde Texas on Tuesday.
“No community should have to suffer that type of tragedy you know just recently Buffalo New York felt the same sadness. we need to continue to work toward common sense gun reform and we need to continue to work towards common sense gun reform and we need to make sure that we keep our children and our communities safe,” said Stout.
His opponent Judy Gutierrez also speaking at her election watch party about the shooting.
“We’re doing an ok job, I think we can do more but again is it going to take a mass shooting for our elected to do something about doing better with our mental health it starts at the bottom and definitely mental health needs to be up there,” said Gutierrez.
There were no Republican challengers for County Commissioners Precinct two. However, according to the Texas Secretary of State candidates who have no political party affiliation may have their name placed on the general election ballot as a independent.
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