Judge requests more evidence in McAllen schools election contest

EDINBURG — After about two hours of oral arguments, District Judge Romeo Flores on Wednesday requested that more evidence be presented with regard to a McAllen school district election contest before making a decision. This allows for the attorneys to move forward with finding evidence. Gina Karam Millin filed a petition for an election contest in June against school board member Tony Forina, following a closely contested race in May in which he defeated her by 12 votes in the race for Place 4. Read more at the monitor.com.

Voting ends today in Weslaco special election runoff

Polls close at 7 p.m. in the special runoff election to seat a new Weslaco District 4 city commissioner. Two men are vying for the seat after no clear winner emerged in last month’s four-way special election to fill the unexpired term left when former Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla resigned in May. District 4 voters are being tasked with choosing between Adrian Farias and Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia. Read the full story on themonitor.com.

State Rep. Bobby Guerra announces re-election bid

State Rep. R. D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen, announced Monday he will seek re-election to keep the post he has held since 2012. Guerra’s name will...

Status hearing set in McAllen ISD election contest

A status conference has been set in the election contest Gina Karam Millin filed challenging the McAllen ISD board trustee Tony Forina’s victory in...

Challenger outspends Starr DA incumbent 10 to 1

Attorney Gocha Ramirez, who is challenging 229th District Attorney Omar Escobar Jr. in the March 2020 Democratic Primary, reported spending 10 times more than...

Trump campaign announces $105M raised during 2nd quarter

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping...

Early voting starts today in Weslaco race

WESLACO — Early voting begins today in the special election to fill the unexpired term for the District 4 seat on the Weslaco City...

Runoff canvassing marks end of McAllen election season

McALLEN — City commissioners voted on Tuesday to certify the election results from Saturday’s District 5 runoff election in which Victor “Seby” Haddad upset...

Central McAllen voters head to polls Saturday to settle runoff

McALLEN — Voters here in the central part of town will choose between incumbent District 5 Commissioner John Ingram, who was first elected in...

McAllen candidates ‘feel good’ about runoff election

McALLEN — Normally, McAllen elections are decided during the early voting period before election day, but the race for central McAllen’s seat on the...