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In a few short minutes Friday, the six current members of Lamesa City Council called for a special election on Dec. 18 to replace one of their own.Dore Rodriguez, representing District 4, announced his immediate resignation at the end of Tuesday’s regular council meeting. He and his family are moving to Lubbock to pursue a job opportunity.In a special called meeting on Friday the council voted 5-1 to set the date for an election to fill the District 4 position.When asked why she cast the lone dissenting vote, council member Gloria Rodriguez said, “Because I can.”Dore Rodriguez was reelected to ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331