Texas voters approve state income tax ban, most other constitutional amendments

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Amendments to the state constitution that would make it harder to enact a state income tax, stabilize funding for state...

Texas Latina activist condemns hate in launching Senate bid

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Latina activist in Texas launched a U.S. Senate run Monday saying hate has made...

Cameron voter sign-up surges

BROWNSVILLE — For the first time in Cameron County’s voting history, the county has registered more than 200,000 voters, and election officials hope to...

Final Runoff Election Returns

These are the final, unofficial voting results: Harlingen City Commissioner, District 1 - FINAL Richard Uribe - 267 JJ Gonzalez - 171 Raymondville Commissioner - FINAL Yolanda Alexander -...

Runoff ready: Harlingen, Raymondville to hold elections to decide commission races

HARLINGEN — Voters go to the polls tomorrow to decide runoff elections in Harlingen and Raymondville. In Harlingen, City Commissioner Richard Uribe, running for his...

Early voting slow in Harlingen, Raymondville for June 22 runoff

HARLINGEN — Gone were supporters barking into bullhorns. There were no signs of rallies near old trailers hauling candidates’ placards. Welcome to the early voting period...

Rep. Vela endorses Biden over Castro, O’Rourke

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, endorsed Joe Biden for president this week, choosing the former vice president over his Texas friends Julián Castro and...

Raymondville runoff pits Alexandre against Garcia

RAYMONDVILLE — Since 2006, City Commissioner Yolanda Alexandre has easily won re-election to her Place 1 seat. Now, she’s locked in a June 22 runoff...

Alexandre to face challenger in Raymondville runoff

RAYMONDVILLE — Yolanda Alexandre is fighting the toughest race of her political career. After about 13 years in office, she faces Joel Garcia in a...

Runoff set to decide District 1 position; Uribe to face Gonzalez

HARLINGEN — The city commission’s balance is on the line. In the city’s May 4 election, voters shocked Mayor Chris Boswell’s administration. Although Boswell earned a...