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Democratic Rep. Colin Allred wins campaign to challenge GOP Sen. Ted Cruz

AUSTIN (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a former NFL player who broke with his party over President Joe Biden’s handling of the U.S.-Mexico border, won his Senate primary Tuesday to propel an underdog campaign to unseat Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra cruises to primary victory

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra on Tuesday night trounced his Democratic Primary opponent Frank Guerrero.

Hidalgo County’s 332nd heads to runoff; Lopez-Singleterry wins 476th

The race for who will preside over the 332nd state District Court in Hidalgo County appears to be headed to a runoff as election results continued to trickle in Tuesday night.

Mayra Flores and Vicente Gonzalez set for rematch; State District 37 Dems head to...

Nearly two years after a showdown grabbing the national stoplight, U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Brownsville, and former U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores are locked in a rematch in November’s general election after she defeated a crowded field of challengers in the Republican primary.

Cameron County’s Gloria Rincones shrugs off primary challenge in judicial race

Eight state district judicial seats appeared on Super Tuesday’s Cameron County Democratic primary ballot, and four on the Republican ballot.

Cameron County sheriff’s race poised for runoff election

The Democratic primary for the top lawman for the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office was tight Tuesday night with no candidate taking more than 50% of the vote with 70% of precincts reported.

Photo Gallery: Voters, candidates rally in McAllen for Super Tuesday primary

McALLEN — The 2024 Democratic and Republican primaries kicked off Tuesday as voters across the Valley headed to the polls to cast their votes.

44,000 early ballots cast in RGV; still behind 2020 turnout

Voter turnout during the 2020 presidential primary’s first nine days of early voting remains ahead of the number of ballots cast thus far this year, according to Hidalgo and Cameron counties’ elections data.

RGV early voting turnout behind 2020 presidential primary

Hidalgo and Cameron counties combined for over 4,500 ballots on the seventh day of early voting to begin its second week for the 2024 primary elections, but remain behind the last presidential primary’s turnout.