Current Kyle Police officer Michael Torres knew his race with longtime Hays County Pct. 2 Constable incumbent James Kohler was up in the air Nov. 8.
In fact, it wasn’t until 11 p.m. on election night that Torres knew he had ousted Kohler, who had served as the Pct. 2 constable for 38 years, by 111 votes.
Torres, who was victorious in his first campaign for public office, said winning the seat closed a 19-month ordeal that was full of “ups and downs.”
“When they announced it,...