Local Politics

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton attending Inez town hall meeting

On Monday, May 24, there's a town hall meeting at the Inez Community Center.

INEZ, Texas - The state's attorney general Ken Paxton and Texas Sheriffs' Regional Alliance are attending at 6 p.m. Monday. Local Republican groups, Jackson County Republican Party and the Republican Women of Yoakum,…

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…