Local Politics

Early voting numbers in Victoria County Tuesday

489 people voted on the last day of early voting for the May 7 election.

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas – Early voting in Victoria for the May 7 election continued Tuesday in Victoria. Tuesday was also the last day for early voting for the May 7 election. Early Voting in Person: 489 voted 1,772 total 3.2%…

Early voting numbers in Victoria County Wednesday

168 people voted on Wednesday April 27, 2022

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - Early voting in Victoria for the May 7 election continued Tuesday in Victoria. Early Voting in Person: 168 voted 463 total 0.8% of registered voters Early Voting by Mail: 0 were mailed out today 2281 mailed…

PHOTOS: Beto O'Rourke makes a campaign stop in Victoria

People of Texas Town Hall

On Friday, March 11, UHV hosted a town hall featuring Beto O'Rourke at 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. in the University North multipurpose building. At the beginning of the procession, people started to trickle inside the auditorium. he candidate running for Governor spoke on a variety of topics, from minimum wage to energy resources in Texas. Speaking in front of a crowd, O'Rourke was loud and made sure to acknowledge everyone in the room.

Beto O'Rourke making a campaign stop in Victoria

Democrat gubernatorial nominee will hold a "People of Texas" townhall at University of Houston-Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke will be visiting Victoria on March 11, 2022. O'Rourke will be at the University of Houston-Victoria at 2:30 p.m. as he holds a "People of Texas" town hall. It will be located…

Kenneth Sexton reacts to winning race

Sexton said Ives congratulated him on election night

VICTORIA, Texas - Commissioner Clint Ives is still serving precinct 2 until Kenneth Sexton gets officially sworn into the role. Sexton said on election night he had a watch party in his home and was happy about the results. Sexton…

Ken Paxton and George P. Bush to advance to May runoff, CNN projects

CNN projects Texas Republicans will need a May runoff to decide nominee for state attorney general

Originally Published: 01 MAR 22 16:50 ET Updated: 02 MAR 22 17:41 ET By Gregory Krieg and Maeve Reston, CNN (CNN) -- Texas Republicans will need a May runoff to decide their nominee for state attorney general after incumbent Ken…

Victoria County Commissioner Precinct Two race heads to run-off

Jason Ohrt leads the race with Incumbent Kevin Janak following behind

VICTORIA, Texas - The race for Victoria County Commissioner is heading into a run-off election. Jason Ohrt currently leads the race with 47% of the total votes. Incumbent Kevin Janak followed with 43% of the total vote. Neither candidate…

Here's a look at Victoria County's primary election

More updates will be provided as we receive them

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - Although the Victoria County Joint Primary Election results are not final, here is a look at where each race stands right now: Republican Party Primary Election Victoria County Commissioner, Precinct No. 2:  Jason Ohrt - 1.212…

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick releases statement

Results will not be reported in Harris County tonight

HOUSTON TX – Dan Patrick, Texas Lieutenant Governor and conservative Republican candidate, released the following statement on Tuesday: “As the polls close across much of Texas, Harris County, the state’s largest and the nation’s third-largest county, responsible for over 10%…

Gov. Greg Abbott vs. Beto O'Rourke in November General Election

More Primary Election results

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott easily bested a group of conservative challengers to lock up his party’s nomination Tuesday, and will face Democrat Beto O’Rourke in the November general election. O’Rourke nearly ousted Texas Sen. Ted…

U.S. Congress District 27 candidates share their focus if elected

The Joint Primary Election race takes place on Tuesday, March 1

VICTORIA, Texas - The race for U.S. Congress District 27 takes place on Tuesday, March 1. Michael Cloud is currently the incumbent. Congressman Cloud says he will continue to secure the border. He is endorsed by Senator Ted Cruz and…

The Victoria County Commissioner Precinct Two Race

Four candidates are in the running for the Precinct Two seat

VICTORIA, Texas - Election Day is finally here, and four candidates are in the running for the Victoria County Commissioner Precinct No. 2 seat. All candidates share a business and financial background. They are looking to transfer their skills…

Clear and cold night; warmer temperatures this week

VICTORIA, Texas - This evening clear and cold with low temperatures in the mid 30s. Some rural areas could make it to the freezing mark. On Tuesday, some high clouds passing overhead but nonetheless a nice sunny day. Highs in…