Early voting begins Monday for McAllen city runoff

McALLEN — Voters in central McAllen can begin early voting at 8 a.m. on Monday at Lark Community Center or at Fireman’s Pump House, the only...

Incumbent defeated in heated San Juan runoff that spawned defamation allegations

Marco “Markie” Villegas will be San Juan’s next Place No. 5 City Commissioner, defeating incumbent Commissioner Pete Garcia in a runoff election by about...

Gomez defeats incumbent, retakes seat on Mercedes commission

MERCEDES — Former Mercedes Commissioner Jose Gomez is former no longer. Originally part of a four-way race for Place 4 on the Mercedes City Commission during the...

Polls open for runoff votes in San Juan, Mercedes

DINA ARÉVALO AND MITCHELL FERMAN | STAFF WRITERS Voters in Mercedes and San Juan will once again head to the polls Saturday to settle runoff elections for...

McAllen ISD election recount confirms Forina’s win

The recount for McAllen school board Place 4 is over, yielding no change as incumbent Tony Forina maintains his position as a trustee. Challenger Gina...

McAllen leaders, candidates contend with voter apathy

McALLEN — If there were ever doubts that every vote matters, two recent elections in McAllen offer an example. In one, the race for Place...

Final unofficial results for municipal, school district elections in Hidalgo County

The following are the unofficial final results after early voting for the competitive local municipal and school district elections in Hidalgo County. PROPOSITION A, EDINBURG...

Past contract offers some insight on Palmview election costs

The contract approved by the city council during its Sept. 26 meeting was for the estimated cost of $21,867.68, allowing for the county to administer the city’s November municipal elections and a runoff election if needed.

Recount requested in close Roma school board race

The final outcome for at least one Roma school board race is yet to be decided as Ramiro Sarabia, candidate for Place 3, filed...

Cortez holds large lead after early voting numbers in race for Hidalgo County judge

Democratic nominee Richard Cortez will likely become the next Hidalgo County Judge if the early voting tally is any indication.Early voting results released Thursday...