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Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Election confirms two Hays counties

Though voters from across the county supported a $207 million countywide road bond at last Tuesday's election, it remains that Hays County is two counties in political terms, composed of a heavily Democratic east and a heavily Republican west.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Early voting could lead to county poll records

In the first three days of early voting, ten percent of Hays County's registered voters cast ballots, indicating that the county could reach a 75 percent turnout in this presidential election year.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Election time brings related studies

With the election season comes a more hands-on style of teaching students about the political process.

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

County bucks Texas trend

Voters in Hays County went against the rest of Texas by picking Barack Obama decisively as their Democratic presidential preference. However, the final caucus results could still give Obama a statewide delegate win.

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

The Democrats debate

Barack Obama has the look of every Democratic presidential winner starting from 1976, which means we don't really know what we're looking at.

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