Local Politics

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…

Political party chairs caution against sign vandalism

Political sign theft or vandalism can lead to a $500 fine

VICTORIA, Texas - Now that the 2020 election is closer to date. Many people are placing political signs on their own private property. Many people are attempting to make their…

What to expect from the five most interesting speeches at the RNC

Catch the Republican National Convention at CrossroadsToday.com

Originally Published: 23 AUG 20 15:00 ET Updated: 23 AUG 20 15:54 ET Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- The Republican National Convention gets underway in just about 24 hours. With the eyes of the political world laser-focused…

Protesters gather to defend Confederate monument in Deleon Plaza

Gathering featured 30-40 protesters, many armed

VICTORIA, Texas -- On Tuesday night, a protest was held at Deleon Plaza in downtown Victoria to challenge the recent removal of Confederate monuments around the country. The gathering, which included 30-40 participants -- many of them armed -- took…

Justin Marr sworn in as new Victoria County Sheriff

VICTORIA, Texas- The swearing in of Sheriff-Elect Justin Marr took place Monday afternoon at DeLeon Plaza. Local leaders welcomed Marr to his new position, filling in a seat empty since February. Applause followed the…

2020 Primary Runoff Election- official results

18.82% of registered voters cast their ballots

VICTORIA, Texas-Tuesday is voting day for the Primary Run-Off Elections. As of 10:07 p.m. Tuesday the official results are in. A total of 6,990 ballots were cast by mail and in early voting out of 55,342 registered voters-  which is…

2020 Primary Run Off Elections

July 14th is voting day, polls open until 7 p.m.

VICTORIA, Texas- Tuesday is voting day for the Primary Run-Off Elections. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. We will update this article throughout the day until all results are official. We are covering the following races:…

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…