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epublicans swept key races for mayor in Texas on Saturday, setting again Democratic hopes that the state’s city areas will ship statewide majorities for them sooner or later. Most surprising: In McAllen, Texas, a border metropolis of 150,000 individuals of which 85 p.c are Hispanic, Republicans elected their first mayor ever.
Different cities with robust Hispanic populations additionally elected Republicans to interchange retiring mayors. Fort Price is the twelfth-largest metropolis within the nation and has greater than 1 million individuals. Solely a 3rd of them are Anglo. However 37-year-old Republican Mattie Parker simply defeated Democrat Deborah Peoples, changing into the youngest mayor …