Incumbent Mayor Paulette Guajardo defeated John Wright in Corpus Christi, Texas’ mayoral race.

Polls closed in the state at 7 p.m. local time. Given the state has multiple timezones, the first polls closed at 8 p.m. EST and the last polls closed at 9 p.m. EST.

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Guajardo, first elected in 2019, ran for her second mayoral term. Prior to her time as mayor, she served on the Corpus Christi City Council for two terms and owned a small business for 15 years. According to her website, Guajardo is focused on building the economy, strengthening public safety, and improving city infrastructure. 

Wright, her challenger, is a roofer and crane operator. Wright’s application for a place on the ballot raised questions with a local news outlet when it found that his application lists a UPS store as his residential address. Wright, however, claimed to have lived in Corpus Christi for nearly six years.

 

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Results: Mayor Paulette Guajardo defeats John Wright in Corpus Christi, Texas’ mayoral election

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