The county is challenging the Texas Attorney General's office over a difference of opinion of who is responsible for filling open records requests.
Two longtime Texas City commissioners wrapped up more than a decade of service Wednesday night and will be honored with named benches in the city.
Voters sent two incumbent Galveston County state district court judges back to their benches for another four years in Tuesday night’s Republican Party primary elections.
Republican presidential candidates took the stage in Houston on Thursday night for a final debate before voters in 11 states, including Texas, take to the polls for next week's "Super Tuesday" primaries.
Friday marked the filing deadline for candidates vying for spots on various city councils, commissions and school boards in the May 7 election.
Republican presidential hopefuls called for a more compassionate discussion around drug addiction Tuesday, with emphasis on substance abuse as a curable disease, not a moral failing.
Early voting starts Monday for the off-year November elections. There are seven constitutional amendments, plus local propositions in League City, Texas City, Kemah and Clear Lake Shores and a school board election in Galveston.
The Daily News asked the candidates to answer questions submitted by readers and our staff related to the upcoming election. Below are excerpts from the candidates’ questionnaires for the city of La Marque election for mayor and District C Coucil Position. District C candidates Deanna ‘Sissy…
Individuals and organizations are encouraged to attend a public outreach meeting to share information and visual items related to the Meridian Highway for use in a public project.
After years of close calls, the Texas House of Representatives district that represents Galveston has gone to a Republican candidate.
One of League City’s four council races will go to a runoff. Two other races were decided by landslides and a third will see a former councilman’s return.
Voting can be a confusing thing for voters and poll workers alike. Each election The Daily News receives calls from voters with questions about the process, technical questions and even who is on the ballot.
Galveston County polls open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday with contested races for state representative, county judge, a county commissioner seat, a justice of the peace place on the bench and a big city council election in League City.
Because of more than 500 incorrectly printed mail-in ballots, Galveston County election officials expect delays in the final vote count Tuesday.
The county’s top election official said candidates and voters shouldn’t be concerned that the daughter of a county commissioner seeking re-election has access to mail-in ballots during the election.
The social media invite from Galveston County Republican Party Chairwoman Barbara Meeks for voters to come to a polling location for hot dogs, chips, sodas and brownies on Sunday wasn’t out of the norm.
A new mobile smartphone application for election information is now available to county voters in both the iTunes and Google Play stores, County Clerk Dwight Sullivan said.
LEAGUE CITY — On October 8, The Daily News and the League City Chamber of Commerce presented a forum featuring the nine candidates running in four the contested city council races.
LEAGUE CITY — Some debt is necessary in running a fast-growing city like League City, the candidates at the city council forum agreed. But each had slightly different ideas on how to manage that debt and how to pay it down.
LEAGUE CITY — While some candidates at the League City council forum praised the current council for approving a controversial resolution on immigration, others called it divisive.
Galveston County commissioners on Monday unanimously agreed to meet with members of the county’s judiciary to discuss the authority to hire and fire the director of the department of justice administration.
The nine candidates seeking city council seats in League City answered several questions from residents of the city, members of the League City Chamber of Commerce and The Daily News staff.
Because they are missing the word “Independent,” more than 5,000 of Galveston County’s mail-in ballots will have to be reprinted and re-mailed, and the county’s election machines will have to be reprogrammed.
GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.
With much of the attention this election season on the state and county offices, it could be easy to miss that a handful of municipalities are holding Nov. 4 elections as well.
When state Rep. Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, decided not to seek re-election for the District 23 office, it left the spot wide open for the November election.
An independent candidate running for the county’s top elected position will have his name on the ballot in November after his petition was certified by the county judge, officials said.
Calling it the most difficult thing he has ever been through, Joe Giusti relished his Republican Primary victory for County Commissioner Precinct 2.
Patricia Grady unseated incumbent Judge Bret Griffin on Tuesday in the runoff election for the Republican nomination to the 212th District Court, according to complete but unofficial results from the county.
Earlier this year when our brother David Hoover informed us that he intended to run for the District 4 City Council seat, we were excited ... excited for him — and for the city of Galveston where the three of us grew up.
The Moodys and Kempners are working very hard this election to get a majority on the Galveston City Council. What they envision I don’t have a clue, but I hope it’s something good for Galveston.
I have the greatest respect for Tarris Woods. He has dedicated his life to instilling pride and hope to the downtrodden and motivating young people to seek higher goals in life. Woods has taken stands that were unpopular with the powers that be and steadfastly held his position, never compromising the principle involved.