San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

April 11th, 2011
League hosting school board candidate reception


The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters is hosting a meet-and-greet reception for San Marcos CISD school board candidates 7 p.m. Monday, April 25 at the San Marcos Activity Center.

In District 1, former trustee Joe Castillo is trying to regain the seat he lost to David T. Castillo in 2008. In District 3, Jesse Ponce Jr. is being challenged by former school board member Lupe Costilla, who served on the board from 1993 to 2008. Veteran board member Margie Villalpando is running unopposed for re-election to the District 2 seat.

The deadline to register to vote in May election is Thursday, April 14. Voter registration applications are available at the Hays County elections office or on the state voter information website at

Early voting for the school board election is scheduled May 2 through May 10. Election Day is May 14.

The local League’s Voters Guide will be published on the San Marcos Mercury website in April and will be available at the reception.

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