Politics

Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14

Early voting for the upcoming Joint Primary Election will be February 14 to February 25 and the last day to register to vote is January 31.

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14. It includes a crowded race with three Democratic candidates and five Republican candidates. You can read about all the candidates here. The election is…

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.…

House passes voting legislation that includes two voting bills

The House approved this measure ahead of President Biden's visit to Capitol Hill

Originally Published: 13 JAN 22 06:04 ET Updated: 13 JAN 22 11:30 ET By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed voting legislation ahead of a visit from President Joe Biden to Capitol Hill to…

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 political party chairs share thoughts on Jan. 6 insurrection

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 federal officers responded to an insurrection at the U.S. capitol

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia - In 2021 rioters attacked the White House charged with weapons, violently demanding for answers about the 2020 presidential election results. As…

Biden to speak with Putin on Thursday at Russian leader's request

Biden plans to preview the upcoming bilateral talks between the U.S. and Russia

Originally Published: 29 DEC 21 11:54 ET Updated: 30 DEC 21 06:58 ET By Natasha Bertrand (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will hold a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday afternoon "to discuss a range of topics, including…

High court to hold special session on vaccine requirements

The high court will hear arguments in the cases on Jan. 7

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says it will hold a special session in just over two weeks to hear arguments on the Biden administration’s vaccine or testing requirement for large employers and a separate vaccine requirement for health care…

The Victoria County Democrats holiday party planned for Friday

The Victoria County Democrats will introduce District 27 nominee Anthony Tristan

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Democrats plan to gather Friday in downtown to celebrate the holiday season. The Chairman Woodrow Wilson Wagner released the following article: As 2021 comes to an end, we have lots to celebrate! It’s been…

Blinken cuts overseas trip short due to reporter testing positive for Covid-19

The individual tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Originally Published: 15 DEC 21 08:14 ET By Kylie Atwood and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken is cutting his overseas trip to Southeast Asia short after a member of the press traveling with the top…

Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller formally files for re-election

Judge Zeller seeking another term

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller has announced he will seek another term. With his wife Jamie and their children at his side, Judge Zeller formally filed his paperwork with Victoria County Republican Party Chairman Bill Pozzi on…

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.…

Biden will mark World AIDS Day with new national HIV/AIDS strategy

Biden's strategy will be the nation's third HIV strategy

Originally Published: 01 DEC 21 05:11 ET By Allie Malloy and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will mark World AIDS Day on Wednesday by unveiling a new national HIV/AIDS strategy with the goal of ending the HIV…

Beto declines to invite President Biden to campaign with him

O'Rourke said his campaign is 'not going to be about anyone from outside of our state'

Originally Published: 21 NOV 21 10:08 ET By Aaron Pellish (CNN) -- Beto O'Rourke, who announced his campaign for Texas governor last week, declined to invite President Joe Biden to campaign alongside him, pushing a message of nonpartisan unity in…