“We made history last year, but there’s still work to be done here in South Texas,” Flores said.
Rio Grande Valley
An investigation by TEA found multiple violations among the board of trustees and other administrators.
Local officials, teachers, and a Balenciaga model lead these city-sponsored organizations.
Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office conducted a search of the Starr County Elections Department to investigate alleged voter fraud committed in the November 2022 election.
If convicted, the educators face two to 20 years in prison.
State Sen. Hinojosa’s bill calls for the removal from office of municipal leaders convicted of certain criminal offenses.
The crime victims coordinator used a county vehicle to smuggle people to Houston nearly 50 times since June.
“In any election with such a small margin of victory, even very small mistakes in the counting of the vote could have enough impact to change the final result.”
Republicans made a historic push to win voters in the Rio Grande Valley. They won a few key races but came short of their goal. So, how did they really perform on the border?
Although not the wave Republicans were hoping for, Republicans showed improvement in South Texas as voters will send new Republicans to represent them in federal and state office.
National Democrats pull funding from hotly contested elections in the Rio Grande Valley.
City leaders for the largest city in Hidalgo County have characterized the tax hike as a tax cut, but the average tax bill will increase by $77.
City leaders for the mid-Valley city have proposed a tax rate that will increase the average tax bill by more than $104.
A jury found former Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina not guilty of voter fraud, acquitting him of all charges of voter fraud and illegal voting.
Former Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina is charged with engaging in organized voter fraud and 11 counts of illegal voting for alleged actions taken during the 2017 municipal elections.
Peñitas Mayor Rodrigo Lopez revealed Sunday that he quietly resigned last Thursday.
Her historic win, while only for the remainder of the term, validates months of GOP voter outreach and portends greater Republican victories to come.
With federal and state authorities scrutinizing La Joya ISD, it’s likely the board will order special elections for the two seats left vacant by corruption convictions.
Oscar Salinas is the second La Joya ISD trustee convicted on federal public corruption charges this year.
A court found “clear and convincing evidence” of more illegal votes cast in a contested Brownsville ISD race than the margin of victory.
La Joya ISD Trustee Armin Garza is the latest Texas school official convicted on federal public corruption charges.