Local Politics

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…

Massive early voter turnout reported across the U.S.

Final day of early voting is October 30, 2020

  VICTORIA, Texas -- As election day gets closer and social distancing regulations are still a reality, it has influenced more people to vote using mail-in ballots. These safety concerns have influenced less in-person voting, where voters are questioning if…

Here's a preview of the Victoria County candidates on the ballot

VICTORIA, Texas---- On November 3rd voters will decide a number of races in the Crossroads. Here are the local races and the candidates running. The United States Representative for District 27 has three candidates on the ballot, incumbent Republican Michael…

UHV to host early voting site

Early voting at UHV Oct. 24-25

The University of Houston-Victoria will be an early voting site for the first time as a convenience to both students and community members ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

Crossroads Countdown to the Election Local Politics

There are 36 days until the election, local news you need to know

VICTORIA, Texas -- Currently, it's a little over a month until election day and people are getting prepared. University of Houston, Victoria professor Craig Goodman posted a video on YouTube…

Victoria sees high turnout on National Voter Registration Day

VICTORIA, Texas- Tuesday, September 22nd was National Voter Registration Day. A day where cities around the country participate in voter registration drives to help citizens get registered to vote. In order to be eligible to vote in the general election,…

Trump releases list of 20 new possible Supreme Court picks

Ted Cruz shortlisted for potential Supreme Court Candidates

By JILL COLVIN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has announced he is adding 20 names to the list of Supreme Court candidates that he’s pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to…