Ruiz leads Sanchez for Pct. 4 commission seat

Gus Ruiz wins the early vote for the Cameron County Commissioner Pct. 4 seat.

If the old adage is correct, he who wins the early vote wins the race that will make Gus Ruiz, 35, of Harlingen, the newest Cameron County Commissioner for Pct. 4.

He won the early vote with a total of 2,206 votes to opponent Chino Sanchez’s 999 votes according to the Cameron County Elections Department.

Ruiz said he was vary confident going into Super Tuesday because of all the thumbs up he received from voters who voted early.

The winner replaces Dan Sanchez who is running for Cameron County Judge.