Both Emett Alvarez and Jeff Bauknight said they think the city is moving past the worst of the pandemic and its impact during Monday evening’s mayoral debate.
City Council candidates agreed at Monday evening’s debate that the city of Victoria should play a role in funding economic development in the city.
Emett Alvarez has a long history working in economic development, and he’d like to bring that experience to the city of Victoria, if elected as the new mayor.
The city of Victoria will have a special election on July 3. Residents of Victoria will vote for a new mayor as well as a new representative for District 3 on City Council.
Growing up in Corpus Christi, Aaron Franco often came to Victoria for baseball games with his family. He never thought one day he’d live here.
Joe Geistman grew up on the same road where his great-grandparents grew up. A fourth-generation Victorian, his family has roots here.
State and National Election News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats pledged to forge ahead with a likely doomed vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as it faces universal opposition from Republicans, as well as from a key senator in their own party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats pledged Tuesday to forge ahead with a likely doomed vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as it faces universal opposition from Republicans, as well as from a key senator in their own party.
BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University professor Danielle Allen pledged to “accelerate the pace of change" Tuesday when she officially kicked off her campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University professor Danielle Allen, who has never held elected office, is scheduled to announce a run for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law.
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas bar association is investigating whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election based on bogus claims of fraud amounted to professional misconduct.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe, a longtime fixture of Democratic politics, handily won his party’s nomination for Virginia governor in his quest for a second term, setting up what’s expected to be a hotly contested general election against a wealthy businessman and political newcomer, …
SARATOGA, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, whose loyalty to former president Donald Trump won her a leadership post in the House Republican caucus, announced on Twitter that she is expecting her first child.
FORT WORTH (AP) — Mattie Parker declared victory Saturday as the next mayor of Fort Worth, keeping it one of America’s biggest cities with a GOP mayor.
- Blotter: Victoria man arrested on sexual child abuse warrants
- Victoria Crime Stoppers asking for your help in solving two burglaries
- 2 arrested on human smuggling charges, 11 detained after chase
- Subject contacted police and has been identified
- Van used in motor vehicle burglary identified
- Victoria mayor candidates debate the city's handling of recent crises
- Co-defendant in Goliad murder case accepts 20-year plea deal
- Tropical depression 'likely' to form in Gulf of Mexico
- Authorities dispatched to Water Safari false alarm in Victoria County
- 8-10 flee vehicle on foot, 1 detained after pursuit from Yorktown to Smiley