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Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Audio: Could marijuana legalization happen in Texas?

After Colorado and Washington voted on Tuesday to ease marijuana laws, some proponents of legalization think their cause could pick up steam in other states, including Texas.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

No upsets in Hays County’s gerrymandered Congress, State Senate seats

Tuesday's unfolding election returns yielded no surprise finishes in any of three U.S. Congress districts that overlap Hays County nor in either of the county's two Texas Senate districts.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Voters return Jason Isaac to Texas House

Hays and Blanco county voters on Tuesday gave State Rep. Jason Isaac a second term, picking the Dripping Springs Republican over Democratic nominee John Adams.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Updated: San Marcos council incumbents breeze back into office

Mayor Daniel Guerrero and two of his San Marcos City Council colleagues appear headed to victories with 20 of 49 Hays County election precincts counted.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Live Feed: San Marcos, Hays County Nov. 6 election results

We will post results as they are released by the Hays County Elections Administration office as well as report from candidate watch parties in San Marcos and across the county.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 JP (Joanne Prado vs. Amy Lea Akers)

Running for a third term as Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 Justice of the Peace, Democrat JOANNE PRADO is being challenged by Republican nominee AMY LEA AKERS.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1 Commissioner (Debbie Ingalsbe vs. Mary E. Gonzales)

Longtime Pct. 1 Commissioner DEBBIE GONZALES INGALSBE debates Republican nominee MARY E. GONZALES at the 2012 general election San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate.

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Hays County voters turning out at record pace

As of the close of polls Wednesday, 9,750 residents have voted at early voting locations and 3,500 have voted by mail for a total of 13,250. That's 12.7 percent of Hays County's 104,000 registered voters.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: San Marcos City Council Pl 5 (Ryan Thomason vs. Melissa Derrick)

San Marcos council member RYAN THOMASON faces challenger MELISSA DERRICK in a 2012 San Marcos Area League of Women Voters general election debate.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: San Marcos City Council Pl 6 (Shane Scott vs. Greg Frank)

San Marcos council member SHANE SCOTT faces challenger GREG FRANK in a 2012 San Marcos Area League of Women Voters general election debate.

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