Local Politics

VISD School Board Elections voting registration deadline coming up

On Thursday, April 1st, is the registration deadline to vote during the VISD school board and bond elections for May 1st.

VICTORIA, Texas - VISD School Board elections are soon coming up, with the deadline for voting registration approaching on April 1st. On Monday, February 8, the Victoria County Commissioner's Court meeting brought attention towards property tax increases. Taking a closer…

Commissioner's court meeting resumes after winter storm

Now that the roads are safer to drive on with warmer temperatures, the Commissioner's court meeting for last week resumes on Monday, Feb. 22nd.

VICTORIA, Texas - Now that the Texas winter storm has calmed down and our temperatures are resuming a bit more normally, the Commissioner's Court meeting scheduled for last week…

Victoria's Democratic Chair position is open for next election

Pat Tally is resigning as Democratic Chair, meaning the position is open for applicants.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, the Democratic Chair position became vacant. Pat Tally is in the process of retiring and says the position is volunteer based. Therefore, the…

Congressman Michael Cloud "safe" during the protests at US Capitol

This comes after he said he would object the electors

On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Republican Representative of the 27th District, Michael Cloud tweets out that he is safe while protestors are in the US Capitol. This comes earlier in the day that he would object the elector certification. Cloud's statement…

An overview of Victoria's local politics this year

Here's an overview of Victoria's local political stories and events in 2020.

VICTORIA, Texas - 2020 started off like any other year, with many of us excited to see what was coming up ahead for our national and local political races.…

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud discusses his next term

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud is looking forward to serving the people in his district

VICTORIA, Texas - District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud spoke this morning at the Victoria Economic Development's Partnership meeting, regarding this past election, and especially what his office will be working on during his next term in office. While some things…

Democrat wins Precinct 1 Constable seat in Victoria County

Jeff Meyer wins first political race

VICTORIA, Texas - Democrat candidate Jeff Meyer beat his Republican opponent in the race for the Victoria County Precinct 1 seat Tuesday night. Preliminary numbers showed Meyer to be the clear winner against Vicente Flores, who ran unopposed on the…

WATCH LIVE: 2020 Election Night Coverage

VICTORIA, Texas- The polls are officially closed in Texas. After weeks and months of debates, rallies, and campaigning it all culminates tonight. Watch live coverage of election night right here: To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com.…

Crossroads Countdown: Victoria's Election Participation

Here's a look at current early voting numbers in Victoria and past voting turn-outs.

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria's political involvement throughout the years has been immense. Taking a look at our city's statistics, we can see that presidential elections and policy are important for community…

Affordable Taxi offers free rides to voters

If you still haven't voted, Affordable Taxi can give you a free ride.

VICTORIA, Texas - Affordable Taxi is offering free rides for early voting and on election day. They are offering this service until October 30th and on November 3rd. This…

Texas law protects political sign placement

The Texas Election Code protects sign placement at voting centers.

VICTORIA, Texas -- Even though the County Judge has received complaints about the signs placed at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center, this location is technically allowed to have…