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Election 2015

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Early voting runs through Friday in San Marcos, Buda, Woodcreek elections

Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election — including municipal elections in San Marcos, Buda and Woodcreek and trustees in the Wimberley school district — continues until Friday, Oct. 30 at designated early polling places.

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Election 2015: San Marcos Voters’ Guide

The League of Women Voters of Hays County’s questions-and-answers with candidates for two San Marcos City Council seats plus an overview of two proposed amendments to the San Marcos City Charter. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Four contenders file for San Marcos City Council seats

With two business days remaining before the filing deadline, four candidates have signed up to seek two at-large San Marcos City Council seats in the Nov. 3 general election.

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Graf, Akers win seats on Pedernales Electric board

Pedernales Electric Cooperative members elected two new board directors representing districts that include large portions of Hays County, according to results announced today.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Taylor claims win in San Antonio mayoral runoff

Declaring victory at her election night party, Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor asked supporters if they realized they had "defeated a political machine," by edging out former State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte in the San Antonio mayoral...

Friday, June 12th, 2015

End near in bruising San Antonio mayoral race

A photo finish is expected Saturday in the San Antonio mayoral runoff, which features interim Mayor Ivy Taylor and former state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte vying for the city's top job. Both sides are claiming momentum...

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

San Marcos CISD trustees deadlock on picking board president

For the second consecutive year, San Marcos CISD trustees were unable to elect a board president Monday evening in their first meeting after seating new members.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Taylor, Van de Putte advance to runoff in San Antonio mayoral race

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and former state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte are expected to advance to a runoff in the race for the city's top job.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Election 2015: Wimberley, Dripping Springs ISD Election Results

Marcos “Bob” Dussier won Wimberley’s only contested city council race while Carrie Fontana Kroll, Shannon O’Connor and Mary Jane Hetrick picked up Dripping Springs ISD trustee seats.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Election 2015: Kyle City Council Election Results

Both Kyle City Council races on the ballot will advance to runoffs after no one won an outright majority in three-way contests.

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