7 hopefuls make up field of Weslaco school board candidates

Voters will see seven candidates on the ballot for the Weslaco school board in November with three seats up for grabs. Incumbents Erasmo “Moe” Lopez...

Hidalgo County officials spend $250K to safeguard elections

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County commissioners approved spending about a quarter-million dollars this month to make sure voting runs as smoothly and safely as possible...

6 vying for seats on Mercedes school board

Two incumbents on the Mercedes ISD Board of Trustees with each face a lone challenger in the November election, while two newcomers will square...

Judge: Texas voters must be notified of signature issues

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters must be notified of any issues with their signature on mailed-in ballots, a federal judge ruled after finding...

Sheriff Lucio endorses Republican Chambers over rival Garza

After losing to Democratic challenger Eric Garza in a primary runoff, Cameron County’s incumbent Sheriff Omar Lucio has endorsed the Republican candidate. Lucio is throwing...

Palmview calls special election following councilmember’s school board candidacy

The city of Palmview will hold a special election in November to fill the Place 4 position that was vacated by Councilmember Anthony Uresti,...

Trump seeks out loyal donors in West Texas

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press ODESSA, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump’s visit to a U.S. fracking hub on the West Texas...

Final unofficial runoff election returns

These are the final unofficial election returns. Democratic Party Runoff State Senator, Dist. 27 Sara Stapleton Barrera – 13,275 Eddie Lucio Jr. – 15,530 138th state District Judge Gabriela “Gabby”...

Texas heads to polls for Senate runoff as virus rages

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas struggles to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters on Tuesday were heading out...

Pence to visit Texas for ‘Freedom’ event at megachurch

DALLAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will visit Texas later this month for a “Celebrate Freedom” event at a Dallas megachurch, officials said...