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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.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Headed into Election Day, Hays County voter turnout so far lowest since 2006

WITH INTERACTIVE MAP | Fewer Hays County residents cast ballots last month during nearly two weeks of early voting than in any general election since 2006. When polls closed Friday, 20,803 people had voted compared...

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Women’s league plans debates in San Marcos, Wimberley

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters will play host to a series of three candidate debates in San Marcos and Wimberley beginning next week.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Foundation names new SMHS distinguished alumni

The San Marcos Education Foundation will recognize a fresh crop of distinguished alumni next week before the Rattlers’ first football game in their new stadium.

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Candidates brace for final showdown in Tuesday’s primaries

Republican turnout in Hays County quadrupled during early voting compared to 2010. Democrats saw a spike in participation, too

Monday, February 24th, 2014

GOP primary turnout on course to nearly quadruple over 2010

Driven by free-for-alls in most statewide races and several heated regional and county contests, voters are beating a path to early voting locations compared to years past.

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Abbott brings bid for governor back to Hays County

Making his second public appearance in Hays County in four months, Attorney General Greg Abbott will rally supporters and raise campaign cash at a reception on Tuesday at a backer’s ranch near Wimberley.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Rick Perry to address resurgent Hays County GOP

As legislators slog through the second month of their biennial session, Gov. Rick Perry will headline the Hays County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln/Reagan Dinner next week.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Accused ex-cop’s lawyer: Evidence ‘will tell a different story’ [PRO]

Lawyers representing a San Marcos cop couple facing criminal charges born during an alleged fit of 'road rage' are saying little publicly so far about accusations against their clients.

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Establishment turns out strong for Nichol’s council bid

A slew of political heavy hitters, including the district attorney and sheriff, turned out on Thursday to help Terry Nichols launch his bid for Place 3 on the San Marcos City Council.

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