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...

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...

Sullivan City political team receiving boost through in-kind donations

SULLIVAN CITY — In the race to win voters in the lead-up to Saturday’s city elections, one candidate, City Commissioner Leo Garcia, received a...

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.

Kamala Harris’ husband makes campaign stop in Democratic stronghold RGV

EDINBURG — Kamala Harris’ husband brought the presidential campaign to the Rio Grande Valley on Monday to drum up support for the Democratic ticket...

New officials sworn into office in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — A bevy of judges and Hidalgo County officials who came out on top in the Nov. 3 election were sworn into office...

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...

South Texas congressmen explain votes for impeachment

McALLEN — The Valley’s congressmen have shared their thoughts on President Donald Trump’s impeachment on Wednesday evening. Trump became the third chief executive to be...

Donald Trump Jr. luncheon in McAllen postponed after president tests positive for COVID-19

A luncheon featuring Donald Trump Jr. slated to be held in McAllen on Friday has been postponed following the positive COVID-19 tests of President...

Voters, voting rights groups sue Abbott over order to close ballot drop-off locations

By Emma Platoff | Texas Tribune Voting rights advocates and civic groups have rushed to the courthouse in a bid to block Republican Gov. Greg...