PSJA swears in incumbents, newcomer to school board

Three familiar faces and one newcomer were sworn into the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school board at a meeting Wednesday evening. Incumbents Jorge Zambrano, Jesse Zambrano and...

Republicans gauge Starr County’s Election Day purple haze

When Ross Barrera, the Starr County Republican Party chair and Rio Grande City independent mayoral candidate, looked for a place to plant his tent...

Donna mayor wins against former running mates

MERCEDES — Voters in both Donna and Mercedes voted for change Tuesday evening as three seats each were up for a vote this election...

Republicans win 2 spots on appellate court

An appellate court vacancy connected to former judge Rudy Delgado’s arrest and eventual conviction on federal bribery charges has been settled by the voters. Incumbent...

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those elections proved disappointing, Texas...

Hidalgo County race results stand after all votes counted

With ballots being counted into the early morning, races across Hidalgo County are now confirmed as originally called. As of midnight, only 223 precincts of...

Valley flirts with Republican Party in 2020 election turnout

Election Day results in the Rio Grande Valley were what everyone expected and what no one could predict. Voters colored Texas’ southernmost tip blue...

Weslaco voters approve term limits, hybrid commission

Voters in Weslaco overwhelmingly approved changes to their city commission after three charter amendment propositions passed by landslides Tuesday night. Among the changes are new...

Hidalgo County voters decide school board races

With 32 precincts remaining to be reported on Election Day, several school board races in Hidalgo County were decided Tuesday, according to unofficial results...

Contentious Edinburg school board election poised for change

One of the county’s most vitriolic school board elections is leaning towards a defeat for the incumbent based on results released Tuesday. Results are unofficial...