He also told his staff that he plans to retire at the end of his term in January 2023.
"I wish each of you the very best in your personal and professional lives," he said.Corpus said: "He congratulated me on winning the election and running a strong campaign. Bolanos ensured me of his cooperation with a smooth transition. I thanked him for his cooperation with a smooth transition for the betterment of the organization and the residents of our county."
In an Instagram post, Corpus said she would be reaching out "to law enforcement and community leaders to begin sharing my plans for transition."In an interview with the Pulse shortly after election results came in on primary night, Bolanos said he was disappointed by the early returns but was optimistic to see how the rest of the night might play out.
"But, I think there is still a lot of votes to be counted,” he said. “And let's see what happens."
He told his supporters that if he lost, “I won’t take it the wrong way" and " I will always be proud of the work that I do."As of Friday afternoon, Corpus had 56.65% of the vote to Bolanos' 43.31%.
Leah Worthington contributed to this story.