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April Butler running for Victoria City Council District 6 seat

"I believe we need transparency from our elected officials that we need to spend our tax dollars wisely. We need to make choices now. Not just for current residents but for our future. And ultimately, listen when the citizens of Victoria speak," says Butler. 

VICTORIA, Texas – The May 7 General Election is just a few weeks away and two people are in the race for City Council District 6. Incumbent Mark…

Mark Loffgren looks to hold on to coveted city council seat

One of the races May 7th is the seat for Victoria city council super district 6.

  Victoria, Texas - Incumbent Mark Loffgren is seeking re-election. He won the seat in May 2019. Loffgren says he wants to continue working for his constituents and all Victorians. "We have a lot…

Beto O'Rourke's People of Texas Town Hall in Victoria set for Friday

Woodrow Wilson Wagner II, Victoria County Democratic Party Chairman on the campaign event

The following article provided by Woodrow Wilson Wagner II, Victoria County Democratic Party Chairman: Tomorrow, the Victoria County Democratic Party is honored to welcome Congressman Beto O’Rourke to Victoria, TX for a Town Hall at 2:30 pm at the University…

Secretary Scott Issues Statement on Reported Delay in Harris County Vote Counting

"We are closely monitoring the progress of ballot tabulation in Harris County to ensure all relevant election laws are followed and that legitimately cast ballots by Harris County voters in both the Democratic and Republican Primary Elections are counted accurately and timely," Secretary Scott said.

AUSTIN — Under Texas law, all Texas counties are required to report early and Election Day results within 24 hours of polls closing on Election Night. Today, the Texas Secretary of State's office was informed that Harris County election officials…

Victoria County Republican Women host candidate forum

"It's just a really nice event to get to know your candidates, especially if you don't know who you align with it yet," says Yoast, President of the Victoria County Republican Women.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Republican Women host candidate debate Tuesday evening at The Club Westerner. The forum showcased 15 different candidates from local, state, and federal levels…

Calhoun County Republican Club hosts debate

The debate featured 22 candidates who will all be on the ballot for the upcoming Primary Election.

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - The Calhoun County Republican Club hosted a debate night Monday evening at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Port Lavaca. Around 100 community members showed up…

Carolina Astrain moderates debates at UHV Wednesday

Astrain will moderate four debates in four Victoria County races

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Television Group and The Victoria Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a political debate with candidates in contested county races. The four debates take place Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at UHV Main Campus…

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…

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…

Victoria ISD board president on proposition results

VISD board president Mike Mercer comments on the election results, with some propositions passing and others not

VICTORIA, Texas - The unofficial results of the November 2 election which had four VISD propositions indicate that two of the four propositions will pass. Proposition A is…

Supreme Court to hear Ted Cruz's campaign challenge

Cruz is campaigning to finance reimbursement rules

Originally Published: 30 SEP 21 10:00 ET By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) -- The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case concerning Sen. Ted Cruz's 2018 campaign and consider regulations that limit money that committees can…

Governor Abbott sets special election date

For the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Abbott sets the special election date. On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 as the special election date for the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat.…

District Judge Garza plans to seek re-election

For a third term as District Court Judge of the 377th Judicial District Court of Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - District Judge Elí Garza plans to seek re-election for a third term as District Court Judge of the 377th Judicial District Court of Victoria County. “I am pleased to announce my intent to seek re-election as your…

Chad Austin Hall runoff election reaction

Chad Austin Hall wanted to thank his family and all of his supporters

VICTORIA, Texas - The District 3 runoff election unofficial results are in with Duane Crocker winning 54.60% of the votes and Chad Austin Hall receiving 45.40% of the…

Early results for District 3 run-off election

Duane Crocker leads with 851 votes

VICTORIA, Texas - The early voting results for Victoria City Council District 3 run-off election have dropped. As of 7 p.m., Duane Crocker is in the lead with 851 total votes, 57.46%. Chad Austin Hall is not far behind with…

District 3 runoff candidates attend meet-and-greet

With just a week away from election day, the candidates are hoping to get their message out

VICTORIA, Texas - The District 3 runoff election is Saturday, August 21, 2021. Community members had the chance to meet the candidates, Duane Crocker and Chad Austin Hall, at a meet…

Voters will decide bond propositions November 2, 2021

Board members approved the 2021 - 2022 tax rate, budget, and a bond

VICTORIA, Texas - At a specially called board meeting Friday night, trustees in the Victoria I.S.D.  voted to adopt their 2021 - 2022 tax rate, their 2021-2022 budget. Board members also…

Stroman Middle School closes after air quality report

Mold was found inside the school, Stroman students and staff will start the year at Liberty Academy

VICTORIA, Texas - Stroman Middle School is now closed due to a recent air quality report. Stroman Middle School will close until further notice after mold was found…