Garza leads Thompson
Late-arriving ballots flip lead in county race
Last updated 11/16/2022 at 11:16am
RITZVILLE — Twenty-two votes.
That’s the difference between the two candidates running for the Adams County Commissioner District No. 3 seat as of press time this weke.
After the initial count Nov. 8, incumbent Terry Thompson had a small lead.
But late-arriving ballots have flipped the outcome.
As of press time Tuesday, Miguel A. “Mike” Garza had 1,772 votes (49.65%. Incumbent Thompson had 1,750 votes (49.03%).
Garza has a 22-vote lead, but there may potentially be some late-arriving ballots that will have to be counted.
Garza trailed after the first count of ballots on election ni...