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Elections 2010

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Commentary: Thomaides ‘impairing the trust between firefighters and their city government’

In this guest commentary, San Marcos Firefighters Association President HOWIE MINOR says the mayoral candidate is using inaccurate information about the firefighters contract to boost his campaign.

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Video: Candidate McCarthy arrested during Obama protest

Recent Texas State University student Daniel McCarthy, who had said he would run for mayor again this year, was arrested on the University of Texas campus on Monday during a protest of President Barack Obama's visit. ...

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Narvaiz plans ‘announcement’ today

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, who has not yet said publicly if she will run for re-election, is expected to make an announcement on the subject today.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

ACC contracts for San Marcos property

The Austin Community College District has entered into a contract to buy 21 acres -- and accept a donation of 51 -- for a San Marcos campus off Texas 123.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Commentary: ‘I want to be your public servant’

In this guest commentary, 2007 city council candidate JUDE PRATHER announces he is making a second bid this year.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Guerrero says he’s running for mayor

Former city council member Daniel Guerrero said on Thursday he will run for San Marcos mayor, the third candidate to announce his bid for the municipal government's top elected office.

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Paper Trail: Hays County campaign finance disclosures

Candidates for state and county elective offices disclosed their campaign contributions and expenditures for the first half of the year in a filing due last week.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Commentary: ‘I hear the voices of frustration’

Kicking off his mayoral campaign, San Marcos city council member JOHN THOMAIDES said, "San Marcos deserves a leader who understands that the size of our problems outweigh the smallness of our petty divisiveness."