Former councilman Alex Mendez, who had been jittery and anxious after winning the 3rd Ward seat on the City Council last week, was sworn in on Monday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh suffered a severe setback after his critics, former council members Shahin Khalique and Alex Mendez, both certain to oppose his agenda, were elected to the City Council.
Former councilman William McKoy, who lost by a razor-thin margin to ex-councilman Alex Mendez, filed for a recount on Friday.
Former council members Shahin Khalique and Alex Mendez won seats on the City Council in the do-over November elections.
Incumbents Jonathan Hodges, Kenneth Simmons, and newcomer Dania Martinez won seats on the Board of Education.
Councilwoman Maritza Davila appeared to suffer from shortness of breath while speaking at the televised City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Five people are vying for the 2nd Ward seat on the City Council in the November 3 special election.