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MCALLEN, Texas – The McAllen Area Rotary Clubs recently held a virtual McAllen mayoral candidate debate.

All five candidates appeared. They are: Othal Brand, Jr., Michael Fallek, Dr. Shahid Rashid, Veronica Vela Whitacre, and Javier Villalobos. 

The candidates explained who they are and why they are running for mayor. They were asked what challenges McAllen faces and also took a question about asylum seekers passing through McAllen.

Here is an audio version of the debate. 


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