Tag: election2020

To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022

By ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden's campaign credits its success in Arizona to the immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have...

Pena wins recount by 8 votes

Longtime Brownsville Independent School District trustee Minerva M. Peña won her race for the Position 6 seat on the BISD Board of Trustees after...

Recount underway in hotly contested BISD race

If you’ve ever wondered whether the vote you’re casting actually makes any difference, this year’s race for Position 6 on the Brownsville Independent School...

Trump card: Professor reflects on support from Latinos

Latinos in the Rio Grande Valley and some other parts of the state voted for the Republican presidential candidate at an unexpected rate this...

Democrats didn’t get a blue wave, but some Texas suburbs are moving left

By Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune Although they didn’t get the blue wave they expected, Democrats narrowed the gap with Republicans in five of the...

Texas’ Patrick offers reward as Trump makes unfounded claims

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick on Tuesday offered up to $1 million in defense...

Texas’ Patrick offers reward as Trump makes unfounded claims

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick on Tuesday offered up to $1 million in defense...

Pena loses BISD election by one vote

After all was said and done, one vote separated the winner and the runner-up in Board President Minerva M. Pena's race for a fourth...

George W. Bush congratulates President-elect Joe Biden on his victory

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune Former President George W. Bush congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday, sending a clear signal to other Republicans, including President...

Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

By MARK STEVENSON and DÉBORA ÁLVARES undefined MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were two notable holdouts among the world leaders who rushed to congratulate Joe...

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. 

Presidential polls in Texas showed a tight race, but Trump won by 6 points....

By Madlin Mekelburg Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — In the weeks before Election Day, most polls in Texas showed a close contest between the two...

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the...

Confounding Democrats, Trump makes inroads with Latinos

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press President Donald Trump and his Republican allies made significant inroads with Latino voters in Tuesday's election,...

US Postal Service found 815 ballots in Texas facility sweeps

By: ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 800 mail ballots were found in Texas mail processing facilities and delivered...

Judge slams Postal Service, orders search for mail ballots in Texas

By Maya Lau and Laura J. Nelson Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A federal judge harshly criticized the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday, saying...

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...

Pena to request recount after losing by 10 votes

Longtime incumbent Minerva M. Pena said on Wednesday morning she will request a voter recount after she lost the Brownsville Independent School District race...

EDITORIAL: Worth the wait: Getting vote count right matters more than speed

It’s deja vu all over again: Despite the record-breaking voter turnout the presidential race will be decided by just a few Electoral College votes...

‘Groundhog Day here in Texas’: Biggest red state stays red

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If Texas was a battleground, the results sure were lopsided. A historic turnout of 11 million...

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...

Texas voters sour on state of nation

By GREG KELLER Associated Press Voters in Texas gave President Donald Trump its 38 electoral votes while holding negative views about the country's direction, according...

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those...

Laguna Madre area elections results

There were several races on the ballot this general election that Laguna Madre area residents were able to cast their vote for on Election...

Guerra, Sanchez head for runoff, signaling end of Gomez’s term

SAN BENITO — Former City Commissioner Rick Guerra and former Mayor Celeste Sanchez are headed for a runoff in a close election that signaled...

Voters elect new school board members

By Nubia Reyna and Laura B. Martinez, Staff Writer The unofficial election results from early voting and Election Day show that political newcomer Daniella Lopez-Valdez was...

Results for 2020 General Election

These are the latest unofficial election results. These totals do not include mail-in votes State Senator, District 27 Vanessa Tijerina - 36,822 Eddie Lucio Jr. - 62,572 13th...

Garza wins 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...

BND election features one tight race

One Brownsville Navigation District Board incumbent, Sergio Tito Lopez, appeared to easily manage to fend off a challenger in this year’s election, though BND...

GOP’s Cornyn hangs on in face of Texas headwinds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas has defeated Democrat MJ Hegar in the closest reelection battle of his nearly 20 years...