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2016 Democratic Party Primary

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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Hays County Democrats energized by surge in turnout

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders Sanders won nearly 52 percent of 14,113 votes cast in the Hays County Democratic Party primary to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 47 percent.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016: Hays County primary voters go for Cruz, Sanders

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016 Results: Hays County Republican, Democratic primaries

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office for the 2016 Republican and Democratic party primaries.

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Competitive races drawing relative crowds to Hays County polls

More than 2,700 people cast ballots this week during the first three days of early primary voting in Hays County. Turnout has been strong so far for both major political parties, but local Democrats, in particular, are...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Isaac endorses Rubio for president while Campbell backs Cruz

ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March...

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Election 2016: Where to vote early in Hays County Democratic, Republican primaries

Early voting for the March 1 party primary elections begins Tuesday, Feb. 16 and ends Friday, Feb. 26 at locations in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Wimberley and Dripping Springs, according to Hays County Elections Administrator Joyce Cowan.

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Q&A: Hays County Pct. 1-1 JP Prado faces three challengers in re-election bid

ELECTION 2016 VIDEO | Seeking a fourth four-year term, Hays County Justice of the Peace JoAnne Prado is staring down competition from both political parties for her precinct 1, place 1 bench.

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Q&A: Five candidates seek to preside over vacant Hays County JP 1-2 court

ELECTION 2016 VIDEO | Five candidates — three Democrats and two Republicans — hope to fill the unexpired term of Pct. 1, Place 2 Justice of the Peace Margie H. Hernandez, who died of cancer...

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