City of SPI to hold runoff election

MGN Online

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From developing policies and approving budgets to awarding contracts and appointing commissions and committees, members of city council are tasked with a variety of duties.

The City of South Padre Island will hold a runoff election on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The city council consists of six members, who serve three-year terms.

South Padre Island voters will determine the winner of council member place four.

Lydia Caballero received 357 votes in the general election held on Nov. 3 and is vying against incumbent Alita Bagley, who received 549 votes.

In the general election, Caballero and Bagley had a third challenger. Thomas Bainter received 250 votes.

Early voting will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 2 through Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding weekends.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 10.

The polling place for early voting and election day will be held at City Hall, which is located at 4601 Padre Blvd.