Per David K, County Commissioner Vince Perez loves Shapleigh and Company again.
Why is that?
It is simple.
If Congressman Beto O'Rourke does run for U.S. Senate, an office which has expressed interest in, then there are all sorts of openings around town.
But Shapleigh and Company already have people in mind for those open seats.
Congress? Veronica Escobar.
County Judge? Hmmmmm.
Perez would love to be County Judge.
But for whatever reason, he feels he would have an easier time becoming the next County Judge with Shapleigh and Company supporting him rather than having them run against him.
Here is the deal though.
Shapleigh and Company do not have anybody to run for County Judge.
I guess Perez fears that a David Stout candidacy for County Judge would be too much to handle?
Or maybe he worries that Bob Moore might destroy him?
Unless State Representative Cesar Blanco decides to run for Congress, more than likely, your next Congressperson is Veronica Escobar. You know damn sure she will not give herself a self-imposed term limit.
And your next County Judge? Vince Perez.
To be fair, Perez will be an improvement over the current County Judge.
While on the other hand, the next Congressperson representing El Paso will be a Paul Moreno in a skirt and chanclas.