Brownsville, Port Arthur Voters Elect New Mayors

Runoffs continued to be dangerous places for incumbents on Saturday as voters in a handful of local jurisdictions settled the last few races left undecided by the May 4 elections: In Brownsville, Trey Mendez won the open mayoral runoff, 59%-41%, over Charlie Cabler....

Another Round of Runoffs and Other News for June 14

Early voting continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 22. We will have live coverage of Saturday’s runoff elections beginning at 7 p.m. CDT. We will focus primarily on: Abilene – P5 runoff between incumbent Kyle McAlister and challenger Cory...

Report: Rodriguez Likely To Succeed Elizondo

The San Antonio Express-News’s Josh Baugh and Dylan McGuinness reported that Rep. Justin Rodriguez (D-San Antonio) is the likely successor to the late Bexar Co. Comm. Paul Elizondo (D), who passed away last week. Prior to his 2012 election to the House, Rodriguez...

Conroe, Port Arthur Choose New Mayors

Some local jurisdictions held runoff elections were held today/yesterday to decide races left unsettled after the May 7 uniform election. Runoffs of note include: Conroe Mayor – Toby Powell defeated Jim Gentry, 55%-45%. Conroe City Council P1 – Duane Ham defeated Tony...

Local Runoff Elections on Horizon

Local runoff elections are typically held in June for municipal, school district, higher education district or other special district races not decided during the May 7 uniform election. Jurisdictions have flexibility for scheduling these elections. Today, Lubbock ISD...