Last chance to cast early vote for city, school board election

HARLINGEN — Today is your last chance to cast an early vote for city and school board elections.

Election day is Saturday. Early voting ends today.

Voters will elect the mayor and a city commissioner for District 2.

Two candidates are running for Harlingen school board trustee Place 7.

Early voting is taking place at Harlingen City Hall, 118 E. Tyler Ave., in the second floor City Commission chamber.

Today, early voting runs for 12 hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In the race for Harlingen mayor, incumbent Chris Boswell, an attorney, faces former city commissioner Jerry Prepejchal, businessman Kenneth Benton and retired police officer and private investigator Joe Rubio.

Two candidates are running to fill the seat vacated by long-time school board member Verna Young.

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza, 39, and Eladio Jaimez, 39, are campaigning for Place 7 in the school board election.

Incumbent Greg Powers, Place 3, is running unopposed.