El Paso runoff showdown: Voters to pick mayor, 3 city representatives

There are 19 comments on the El Paso Times story from Jun 2, 2013, titled El Paso runoff showdown: Voters to pick mayor, 3 city representatives. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

Former County Commissioner Tania Chozet, left, faces longtime educator Lily Limon to represent Eastridge/Mid-Valley in District 7, the seat now held by Steve Ortega Voters will head to the polls again starting Monday to elect the city's next mayor and three city representatives--a decision that will shape more than the makeup of the El Paso City ... (more)

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Memo Caballero

El Paso, TX

#1 Jun 2, 2013
Once again you get these great endorsements. your welcome!
Tania Chozet- cause everybody is tired of thieving educators.

Samuel Morgan-carl robinson is lazy , oops i mean black.

Jim Tolbert- Larry Romero is a business man a ripofflican in disguise.

For Mayor-
This one is easy. Steve Ortega- Oscar is a business man a Ripofflican in disguise with a lot of tea bagger tendencies. Don't let Oscar put cat food on the table of old people. Do not let oscar pollute El Paso's clean air. Do not let Oscar cheat the children of a good education.
Progressive is tyranny

El Paso, TX

#2 Jun 2, 2013
The above Ortega supporter sounds like a pretty crazy business hater. If you want the government to feed the women and children that you mentioned, where does the government get the money? The source of all money is business people.
"Ripblican"? The richest people in this country are now Democrats and Obama supporters. From Wall Street to Hollywood to Silicon Valley, they are all Democrats.
The scariest thing about Ortega is not just his shoving the who-knows-how-many-millions-of dollars-ballpark down the taxpayers' throat, but also the eviction of the Diablos from Cohen Stadium. What if one day Ortega and his city council decide that they need to build something on your land! Trusting a few to decide what is in everyone's best interest has led to tremendous misery around the world.
Wake up folks. Vote these bums out of office. No to Ortega and his puppet Tanya Chozet in District 7.
Memo Caballero

El Paso, TX

#3 Jun 2, 2013
Progressive is tyranny wrote:
The above Ortega supporter sounds like a pretty crazy business hater. If you want the government to feed the women and children that you mentioned, where does the government get the money? The source of all money is business people.
"Ripblican"? The richest people in this country are now Democrats and Obama supporters. From Wall Street to Hollywood to Silicon Valley, they are all Democrats.
The scariest thing about Ortega is not just his shoving the who-knows-how-many-millions-of dollars-ballpark down the taxpayers' throat, but also the eviction of the Diablos from Cohen Stadium. What if one day Ortega and his city council decide that they need to build something on your land! Trusting a few to decide what is in everyone's best interest has led to tremendous misery around the world.
Wake up folks. Vote these bums out of office. No to Ortega and his puppet Tanya Chozet in District 7.
this support sounds like the W supporter. Sorry been there done that. We are not buying that baloney anymore. Look at the re election of President Obama. We have already been sold that road before with the W and it was a total failure. Ortega is the future.
Carman

El Paso, TX

#4 Jun 2, 2013
Memo Caballero wrote:
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this support sounds like the W supporter. Sorry been there done that. We are not buying that baloney anymore. Look at the re election of President Obama. We have already been sold that road before with the W and it was a total failure. Ortega is the future.
Liberal and progressive ruined everything they touched. From Detroit and Chicago to California and El Paso (the 5th poorest major city), every Democrat-run palce is mess.
Proud Mexican Democrat

El Paso, TX

#5 Jun 2, 2013
For Mayor I'm voting for the Mexican!

Don't be a vendido vote La Raza!
_49ER_Arrrrrr_

El Paso, TX

#6 Jun 2, 2013
I support the Rainbow Coalition!
Lopez

El Paso, TX

#7 Jun 2, 2013
The price tag for the "Ortega baby", also known as the Downtown Baseball Stadium, has gone up 20% before it even started.

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/el-paso-tx/TM...
Lopez

El Paso, TX

#8 Jun 2, 2013
Proud Mexican Democrat wrote:
For Mayor I'm voting for the Mexican!
Don't be a vendido vote La Raza!
That's why race-based voters tend to be stucked at the bottom. Vote the candidate who can create jobs! Not the one who never had a real job! Not the one who can only gives beautiful talks.
Rosa

El Paso, TX

#9 Jun 2, 2013
Lopez wrote:
The price tag for the "Ortega baby", also known as the Downtown Baseball Stadium, has gone up 20% before it even started.
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/el-paso-tx/TM...
Vote for the real merits, not the skin color or ethnic origin.
Memo Caballero

El Paso, TX

#12 Jun 3, 2013
Rosa wrote:
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Vote for the real merits, not the skin color or ethnic origin.
show us your tax forms? Why don't you debate Steve? what are you hiding? Only tea baggers refuse to debate.
Sheila Sanchez

El Paso, TX

#13 Jun 3, 2013
I've been looking for a way to show my support for Steve, who is the only sensible choice. I finally went out and had a T-shirt made with ORTEGA in big letters across the chest. I have 44DD's so it really is a massive billboard. I'll be wearing this shirt until election day.
tuchi

Mesa, AZ

#14 Jun 4, 2013
Memo Caballero wrote:
Once again you get these great endorsements. your welcome!
Tania Chozet- cause everybody is tired of thieving educators.
Samuel Morgan-carl robinson is lazy , oops i mean black.
Jim Tolbert- Larry Romero is a business man a ripofflican in disguise.
For Mayor-
This one is easy. Steve Ortega- Oscar is a business man a Ripofflican in disguise with a lot of tea bagger tendencies. Don't let Oscar put cat food on the table of old people. Do not let oscar pollute El Paso's clean air. Do not let Oscar cheat the children of a good education.
You're so full of crap! You must be one of 47% that love all the free stuff the demos give you, hijo de tuchi!
Kool Arrow

El Paso, TX

#15 Jun 4, 2013
tuchi wrote:
<quoted text>You're so full of crap! You must be one of 47% that love all the free stuff the demos give you, hijo de tuchi!
callate jotillo
tuchi

Phoenix, AZ

#16 Jun 5, 2013
Kool Arrow wrote:
<quoted text>callate jotillo
Another "mamon", hijo de tuchi!
Memo Caballero

El Paso, TX

#17 Jun 5, 2013
tuchi wrote:
<quoted text>Another "mamon", hijo de tuchi!
You're so full of crap! You must be one of 1% that love all the want to fleece the country, hijo de mula!
not a democrat

El Paso, TX

#18 Jun 9, 2013
Anti-business, "socially-minded" El Pasoans will continue to elect inexperienced know nothings as directed by their newspaper. These "leaders" talk and talk about jobs and then run off businesses with high taxes and difficult anti-business bureaucrats with bad attitudes in all the licensing offices. These folks make businesspeople feel like they are always under attack. Eventually, all who will be left are the clueless leaders taxing the heck out of the homes of the ones who kept voting them in. There will be very little business here compared to other cities, so the taxes on homes will be astronomical. Wait a minute, it's already that way. Let's join the rest of Texas and become business friendly. Admit it, capitalism with a reasonable safety net works. A small group of elites trying to organize society with tens of thousands of regulations results in poverty and misery each and every time. Quit voting for handouts, eventually there will be no one with any money to give you. Vote Leeser, Limon, Robinson, Romero. A stadium won't save you, only leaders with common sense and a pro-entrepreneurial attitude.
robo-blogger

El Paso, TX

#19 Jun 9, 2013
not a democrat wrote:
Anti-business, "socially-minded" El Pasoans will continue to elect inexperienced know nothings as directed by their newspaper. These "leaders" talk and talk about jobs and then run off businesses with high taxes and difficult anti-business bureaucrats with bad attitudes in all the licensing offices. These folks make businesspeople feel like they are always under attack. Eventually, all who will be left are the clueless leaders taxing the heck out of the homes of the ones who kept voting them in. There will be very little business here compared to other cities, so the taxes on homes will be astronomical. Wait a minute, it's already that way. Let's join the rest of Texas and become business friendly. Admit it, capitalism with a reasonable safety net works. A small group of elites trying to organize society with tens of thousands of regulations results in poverty and misery each and every time. Quit voting for handouts, eventually there will be no one with any money to give you. Vote Leeser, Limon, Robinson, Romero. A stadium won't save you, only leaders with common sense and a pro-entrepreneurial attitude.
Its cause business people suck at running government. aka The W.
Good Article

El Paso, TX

#20 Jun 9, 2013
This was one of the very, very few balanced, non-biased, informative articles on the election this cycle. Cindy Ramirez for editor-n-chief! Good job. Gather the information, help the candidates get their ideas across to voters, then step back and let the people vote. It's not impossible and its not about the Times, it is about El Paso.
Memo Caballero

United States

#21 Jun 9, 2013
Good Article wrote:
This was one of the very, very few balanced, non-biased, informative articles on the election this cycle. Cindy Ramirez for editor-n-chief! Good job. Gather the information, help the candidates get their ideas across to voters, then step back and let the people vote. It's not impossible and its not about the Times, it is about El Paso.
What good is it if the No Show Boy is hiding and does not show up to debate s

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