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Monica Garcia

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Newstreamz candidate interviews on

In association with, Newstreamz has interviewed candidates for the San Marcos City Council in the Nov. 3 election. The video interviews are available at

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Election ’09: Voters guides

Candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 5 and Place 6 answered written questions from the League of Women Voters and the Council of Neighborhood Associations. Those voter guides are here.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

San Marcos political circus moves uphill

The circus of San Marcos city politics is showing more prominently at Texas State since 2005, when the city moved its elections from May to November.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Council gives first nod to compensation

The San Marcos City Council approved the first of two readings for council compensation Tuesday night in a 4-3 vote. Under the measure, councilmembers would receive $500 per month and the mayor would receive $750 per month.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Election ’09 Video: League of Women Voters San Marcos candidate debate (Place 6)

PLACE 6 | Incumbent John Thomaides and challengers Monica Garcia and Anita Fuller square off for the Place 5 seat.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Newstreamz, archive LWV debate

Six candidates for two seats on the San Marcos City Council will take part Monday evening in a San Marcos political tradition, the League of Women Voters (LWV) debate as the San Marcos Activity Center. The debate...

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Heat edges up in city council race

The heat turned up slightly, though perceptibly, in the Place 6 race for the San Marcos City Council Monday night, when the candidates addressed citizens during the League of Women Voters debate at the San Marcos Activity...

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).

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