UPDATE: Darling holds big lead with only mail-in votes needed to be counted

UPDATED 7:41 p.m.

Othal E. Brand Jr. and Jonathan Carranza are challenging incumbent Jim Darling for mayor of the City of McAllen. For District 2 Commission, Joaquin “J.J.” Zamora is challenging incumbent Trey Pebley.

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The following are the updated vote totals (only mail-in votes need to be counted):

MAYORAL CANDIDATE                      VOTES/PERCENTAGE (Current total)

Othal E. Brand Jr.                                  2,891/39%

Jonathan Carranza                               241/3%

Jim Darling (Winner)                             4,265/58%

DISTRICT 2 COMMISSION               VOTES/PERCENTAGE (Current total)

Joaquin “J.J.” Zamora (Winner)            992/65%

Trey Pebley                                          543/35%