Two Socorro Council Members Resign

Gandara, Madrid say they will run again

Two Socorro city councilors resign

SOCORRO, Texas - Two City of Socorro's Council members resign at a special meeting Saturday evening.

Guillermo "Willie" Madrid and Jesus "Jessie" Gandara read their resignations aloud to a room full of the people.

The announcement comes after a week of mounting pressure from constituents, an unfavorable opinion by the Texas Attorney General, the notice that District Attorney Jaime Esparsa is petitioning a court to rule on the council's decision to retain members in their seats after their terms have expired.

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