Holding court: County judge candidates part of Democratic Party forum

Brownsville — The public had an opportunity to hear the platforms of several candidates, including county judge candidates Eddie Treviño Jr. and Dan Sanchez, at the Cameron County Democratic Party forum held Thursday evening at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Pub and Event Center.

Treviño spoke of his experience as the former Brownsville mayor and as a city commissioner.

Sanchez emphasized the partnerships he forged during his tenure as a county commissioner, and recounted his time in Bexar County for ideas on what could be done in Cameron County.

The two candidates also spoke to how they could succeed as county judge.

The most important thing that can be done, Sanchez said, is working together.

“I think the key is for us to all work together between the different entities, including the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority, the Metropolitan Planning Organizations and the county,” Sanchez said. “Many times people have their hats on for projects, but to be truly effective we need to work together.”

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