Local Politics

DeWitt County voting registration ends Jan. 31

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  CUERO, Texas - All interested voters for the primary election must complete their registration forms before Monday, Jan. 31. The election office is located at 115 N. Gonzales St., Ste. D. Their office is open weekly from 8 a.m.…

New voter registration cards to be sent out soon

You must register by January 31 to vote in the March 1 Joint Primary Election

VICTORIA, Texas - Registered voters should receive a new voter registration card soon. Redistricting is still underway and the Elections Office should send cards out by Jan. 22, 2022. You must register by Jan. 31, 2022, in order to vote…

Local businessman runs for Lavaca County Judge in the 2022 election

Former County Judge Keith Mudd plans to bring hands-on business experience and conservative leadership back into the Office

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Local businessman and former County Judge Keith Mudd is running for Lavaca County Judge in the 2022 Republican Primary election. Mudd pledges to bring hands-on business experience and conservative leadership back into the County Judge's Office.…

Special Joint Election final results

Voter turnout sits at 16.13%, with 8,942 ballots cast

VICTORIA, Texas - The Special Joint Election final results dropped last night at 10:48. Here is where each race stands: State Propositions State of Texas Proposition 1:  For: 84.4% Against: 15.6% State of Texas Proposition 2: For: 62.8% Against: 37.2%…

Victoria ISD board president on proposition results

VISD board president Mike Mercer comments on the election results, with some propositions passing and others not

VICTORIA, Texas - The unofficial results of the November 2 election which had four VISD propositions indicate that two of the four propositions will pass. Proposition A is…

Special Joint Election early voting results are in

Here is where the election currently stands

VICTORIA, Texas - The Special Joint Election early voting results dropped at 6:55 p.m. According to the results, here is where the election currently stands: State Propositions State of Texas Proposition 1:  For: 83.55% Against: 16.45% State of Texas Proposition…

Governor Abbott sets date for special runoff election

Early voting begins Oct. 18

AUSTIN – On Monday, Oct. 11, Governor Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, as the date for the special runoff election. The election will be for the Texas State House of Representative District 118 seat. Representative Leo…

Constance Filley Johnson to seek re-election

Johnson led her team during the Covid-19 pandemic while also achieving her goals

VICTORIA, Texas - Constance Filley Johnson announced her intention to seek re-election to the office of Victoria County Criminal District Attorney. In 2018, she was first elected to the position. During Johnson's first term in office, she has delivered on…

Victoria County political chairs weigh in on SB-1

Democratic Party Chair and Republican Party Chair share their beliefs on the bill

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 into law. Victoria County political chairs weigh in on the bill. The Texas Tribune…

Governor Abbott sets special election date

For the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Abbott sets the special election date. On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 as the special election date for the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat.…

District Judge Garza plans to seek re-election

For a third term as District Court Judge of the 377th Judicial District Court of Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - District Judge Elí Garza plans to seek re-election for a third term as District Court Judge of the 377th Judicial District Court of Victoria County. “I am pleased to announce my intent to seek re-election as your…

City Council: Concerned pet owners speak out against proposed animal ordinance

Several concerned citizens spoke out against the proposed animal ordinance at the Special City Council meeting.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Victoria City Council held a special meeting. During their meeting, they continued their open discussion about the animal related city code ordinance. This proposal included code section 4-32, which limits the number…

Potential changes to Victoria's animal ordinance concerns pet owners

One pet owner expresses strong concern over potential pet limits in Victoria.

VICTORIA, Texas - Pet owners express concern over the city's animal and fowl ordinance, proposing the possibility of limiting households to a set number of pets. City attorney Thomas Gwosdz explains…