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...

Slate of incumbents leading in PSJA election

SAN JUAN — A slate of candidates composed mostly of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school board incumbents who ran on a platform touting their previous achievements...

Sharyland props voted down

With about 87% precincts reporting, voters denied both of Sharyland ISD’s $40 million bond propositions Tuesday evening, which would have gone toward several renovation...

Several newcomers elected in Western Hidalgo Co. races

PALMVIEW — Two of three Palmview incumbents won their respective races Tuesday night, winning another four years on the city council, according to unofficial...

Gonzalez poised for victory in congressional race

McALLEN — Three Democratic incumbents appeared to narrowly defeat their Republican and Libertarian challengers Tuesday night, according to partial unofficial voting totals released by...

Garza wins Cameron County sheriff’s race

It looks like there’s a new sheriff in town and his name is Eric Garza. The peace officer and former district clerk, who beat longtime...

Democrat beats governor’s appointee to 464th by wide margin

Democrat Joe Ramirez has beaten Gov. Greg Abbott’s Republican appointee to fill the seat on the 464th state District Court, unofficial Election Day results...

Hidalgo County voters choose Sheriff Guerra for 4 more years

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra handily won four more years in office, according to unofficial Election Day results. Guerra, a Democrat, beat Republican challenger...

GOP’s Cornyn defeats Democratic challenger MJ Hegar in Texas

Republican Sen. John Cornyn won reelection Tuesday night in Texas, where Democrats for the second time in two years had momentum and mountains of...

Pandemic top of mind for Texas voters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Voters in Texas made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction. That’s according to AP VoteCast,...

Hidalgo County voters in line after 7 p.m. must cast provisional ballot

Polling sites in Hidalgo County will be opened an hour past the original closing time, but those who get in line after 7 p.m....
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Mariachi group aims to inspire voters on Election Night

Through Yo Voto y Grito, six mariachi groups performed at six different polling sites on Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Hidalgo County at 6 p.m....

Hidalgo Co. extends voting by an hour after technical issues reported

About 5% of 74 total polling sites in Hidalgo County are running slower on Election Day than their counterparts due to technical issues, county officials said Tuesday morning, though they stressed voters can still cast their ballots there.