Local Politics

District 3 Council member race now has four candidates

The council member race for Victoria's District three, now has four candidates competing.

VICTORIA, Texas - The race for district's three's council member position has an unexpired term, ending in may 2024. The deadline for anyone living in the district to…

Mayor candidates: Crook, Bauknight, and Alvarez

VICTORIA, Texas - City plans to call a special election for district 3 on Tuesday, May 11. During a special joint meeting with Parks & Recreation. Once the city calls for a special election, applications for district 3 candidacy will…

Emett Alvarez runs for City Mayor

Emett Alvarez, a previous council member, is the third candidate running for Mayor.

VICTORIA, Texas - A previous city council member, Emett Alvarez, has filed to run for Mayor of Victoria. Now there are three candidates running for the city's sudden vacancy, after Rawley McCoy passed away in March. Currently, Mayor Pro Tem,…

Governor Abbott proclaims May 2-8 Travel and Tourism Week in Texas

Legislators to recognize the power of travel to drive economic recovery in Texas

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott has decreed a proclamation recognizing May 2-8 as Travel and Tourism Week in Texas. This week will focus attention on the affects of the travel and tourism industry, which critically impacted the state of Texas,…

Jeff Bauknight has filed to run for Mayor of Victoria

Winning candidate Bauknight for Council member District 3 submits application for Mayor.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recent winner for Victoria City Council District 3, Jeff Bauknight has filed to run for Mayor of Victoria. Now there are two candidates running for the city's sudden vacancy. Former Mayor Rawley McCoy passed away on Friday,…

Updated May 1, 2021 election results, all precincts reporting

All precincts have been reported for the election

VICTORIA, Texas -  All precincts have been reported for the May 1, 2021 V.I.S.D. School Board and City Council Election. For the results of the May 1 election, click here. Stay tuned for more information regarding the May 1, 2021…

Updated May 1, 2021 election results

Stay tuned for more updated numbers

VICTORIA, Texas - For updated election results for the May 1 V.I.S.D. School Board and City election, click here Stay tuned for more election results throughout the night. Updates will be posted as they come in.

Local residents share their concern about a new Zinc facility

Three local residents shared zinc pollution concerns at the Commissioner's court meeting this week.

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - On Monday, April 26, during the weekly County Commissioner's court meeting three citizens communicated their concerns about a Zinc Facility called Zinc…

City council race includes some new candidates

This year's city council race has some new candidates running for positions.

VICTORIA, Texas - Incumbent for Precinct 3, Jeff Bauknight, grew up in Victoria and has been an elected council member since 2013. Bauknight operates a mechanical contracting firm and…

Victoria County, early voting starts Monday, April 19

Local political subdivisions including cities, school districts, and water districts often have a general election for members of their governing bodies and to fill in vacancies.

VICTORIA, Texas - In person early voting for the May 1st election starts on Monday, April 19 - Tuesday, April 27. One difference from last year's general election…

Viewer Poll: Which May 1 ballot item is most important?

VICTORIA, Texas - Today's viewer poll is about the May 1 Victoria County election items anticipated on the ballot. Which one do you think is most important? Victoria I.S.D. School Board District 4 Victoria I.S.D. School Board District 2 Victoria…

Victoria County Commissioner's sign resolution condemning human trafficking

On Monday, April 5, Commissioner's signed a resolution condemning human trafficking and smuggling

VICTORIA, Texas - During the Victoria County Commissioners' Court meeting, commissioner's signed a resolution condemning human trafficking. The resolution states U.S. Border and Customs has seen a 28% increase of…