El Paso, Texas (KTSM) — Voters in El Paso County are deciding two mayoral races — in Horizon City and Anthony, Texas, and both have no clear winner.
In Horizon City, Mayor Ruben Mendoza is not running for re-election.
Six candidate are running to succeed him. This race appears to be headed to a runoff.
Johnny “Doc” Duran has the unofficial lead with 26.22 percent of the vote (248 votes) after unofficial final results were released.
Andres “Andy” Renteria was in second at 23.89 percent (226 votes). Renteria was followed by Kizito “Zito” Ekechukwu at 22.62 percent (214) and Samantha Corral at 21.04 percent (199 votes). Juan “Jerry” Garcia has 3.59 percent of the vote (34 votes) and Adrian Rivera has 2.64 percent (25 votes).
Four alderman seats were on the ballot in Horizon City but all were uncontested.
Mendoza ran unopposed for Alderman Place No. 7. Also running unopposed were Rosie (Rocio) Ortega (Place 3); Pat Randleel (Place 4); and Laura Urrutia (Place 5).
In Anthony, Texas, Anthony David Turner was leading the mayor’s race with 41.18 percent (112 votes), followed by alderman and mayor pro tem Eluterio “Louie” Alfaro at 29.78 percent (81 votes) and incumbent Mayor Benjamin C. Romero trailed at 29.04 percent (79 voters).