Local Politics

U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud addresses turmoil in America

U.S. Rep. Cloud on turmoil in America

VICTORIA, Texas- District 27 U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud released a letter addressing the turmoil in our nation: Like so many Americans, I have been grieving over the turmoil we find ourselves in as a nation. The killing of George Floyd…

A year check-in with city manager Jesus Garza

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria city manager Jesus Garza, completed his first year on the job. He's optimistic about the changes happening in the city of Victoria, his team, directly responsible for hiring processes, have…

Victoria City and County officials address enforcing State mandates for social distancing

Mayor Rawley McCoy and County Judge Ben Zeller address enforcing restrictions against "social gatherings"

VICTORIA - Mayor Rawley McCoy, County Judge Ben Zeller, and Dr. John McNeill addressed concerns about procedures to ensure social distancing in order to mitigate the threat of COVID-19. Judge Ben Zeller and Mayor McCoy's orders state, "That for purposes…

Governor activates National Guard and postpones runoff primary elections in response to COVID-19 threat

Governor Abbott issuing three proclamations affecting the Texas National Guard, runoff elections scheduled for May 26th, and healthcare for incarcerated Texans

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott issued three proclamations that affect the Texas National Guard, incarcerated Texans in TDCJ facilities, and the runoff primary elections scheduled for May 26th. On March 17th, Governor Abbott activated the Texas National Guard "to be…

Democrat running for Tax Assessor-Collector in November

VICTORIA, Texas- The Republican Tax Assessor collector runoff is on May 26th and it's between Ashley Hernandez and David Hagan. The winner will face Democrat, Jane Bernal. Last week Hernandez and Hagan spoke about why they would be the best…

Port Lavaca City Manager announces retirement

PORT LAVACA, Texas- In Port Lavaca, City Manager, Bill Dilibero, announced his retirement Monday after council members during an executive session. Dilibero was named city manager in April 2018. He is the second city manager that the coastal city has…

Incumbent County Commissioner Gary Burns takes lead

Results are still unofficial

VICTORIA, Texas- On Super Tuesday Gary Burns, County Commissioner for Precinct 3, attended Geanie Morrison's watch party. Burns took the lead with 58% of the votes early in the race. All results are unofficial as of 11 p.m. Tuesday. He…

Close race for Victoria County Sheriff

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria County Sheriff race with four candidates wrapped up with a close count between Dale Fowler (44%) and Justin Marr (43%). Both candidates with decades of law enforcement experience. All results are unofficial as of 11 p.m. Tuesday.…

Final election results released at one in the morning

At long last...

VICTORIA, Texas- Update: At long last the Victoria Elections released the official election results at 12:59 a.m. Wednesday morning. These are the official numbers for he primaries. Click here to see how the races finished. Update: As of 10:08 p.m.…

2020 Primary Election Results-Official

Official results

VICTORIA, Texas- Update 3/4/2020: Editor's Note. For clarification the County Constable race states that Vicente Flores, Jr. is the incumbent candidate. This is incorrect. The incumbent Constable is not running for reelection (Gary Smejkal). Flores, Jr. was unopposed in the…

Senator John Cornyn to campaign in Victoria Monday

Tells Texans to “Saddle Up n’ Vote” in the March 3 Primary

VICTORIA, Texas- Senator John Cornyn will hold a campaign event in Victoria on Monday, joined by elected officials, candidates and supporters. Senator Cornyn is travelling the state telling Texans to “Saddle Up n’ Vote,” rallying voters to cast their ballots for the March 3…

Super Tuesday: Races to keep an eye on

VICTORIA, Texas- Driving through town, campaign signs are everywhere as election day is upon us. At a state level, we begin with long time incumbent Geanie Morrison, facing Vanessa Hicks-Callaway. Representative Morrision has…

Early voting ends Friday

Polls open for twelve hours

VICTORIA, Texas- Early voting for the March 3rd primary is underway. Early voting ends Friday February 28th. The latest is that 5,088 people participated in early voting. You can vote at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center in classroom…

Sen. Cornyn to hold local rally March 2nd

VICTORIA, Texas- Senator John Cornyn will campaign in Victoria, Monday, March 2nd to rally voters to cast their ballots for the March 3rd primary. The campaign event will begin at noon at the Officer's Club at Victoria Regional Airport at…