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Anita Fuller

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Early voting starts in San Marcos city election

Early voting in the Nov. 3 City Council election is being conducted on weekdays from Monday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 30 with Saturday hours slated on Oct. 24.

Monday, October 19th, 2009

League of Women Voters city council candidate debate tonight

The public is invited to the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters Candidates Debate, scheduled 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at the San Marcos Activity Center.

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

CONA debate on archive

Newstreamz, in association with SMTX.TV, will broadcast a live, high-definition stream of Thursday night's forum of San Marcos City Council candidates sponsored by the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Candidates address downtown association

San Marcos City Council candidates met with members of the San Marcos Downtown Association last week in a forum to discuss issues mostly pertaining to the city core.

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Downtown association to grill candidates at Tap Room

The Downtown Association will play host to the six candidates running for the two city council positions, place 5 and place 6, at its monthly meeting on Sept 23. The meeting will be held at the Tap...

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

CONA elects Kirwin as new president

The San Marcos Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) is under new leadership that is touting "change" for an organization that once was a major player in city politics. Amy Kirwin was elected unopposed to a one-year term,...

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

SMABOR endorses two

The first high-profile endorsement of the San Marcos city council election came out Wednesday, when the San Marcos Area Board of Realtors (SMABOR) threw its support behind Monica Garcia and Ryan Thomason.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Council candidates bid for SMABOR nod

The San Marcos Area Board of Realtors (SMABOR) debate, a fixture in city council politics, took on a somewhat more crowded look Tuesday. With a total of seven candidates up for two city council races, the field...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Coppoletta, Thomaides draw top ballot spots

City Council hopeful Lisa Marie Coppoletta and incumbent John Thomaides appear to hold the favored positions on the November San Marcos city council ballot after a placement drawing conducted by City Clerk Sherry Mashburn.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Candidates come and go at filing last call

The filing deadline for San Marcos city council candidacy came and went Wednesday, and so did some of the candidates. Switches, adds and drops characterized a tumultuous last call, which ended in two races each with at...

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