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Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Hitting a ‘brick wall,’ San Marcos teacher suspends city council campaign

UPDATED 12:39 Sept. 15 | Saying he can’t get traction because of widespread suspicion that he is secretly allied with one of his opponents, candidate Stephen Herrera has effectively ended his campaign for the San Marcos City Council Place 5 seat.

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.

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Taking page from her opponent, Prado adds evening court hours

Justice of the Peace Jo Anne Prado announced that she would start keeping her office opened until 7 p.m. one day a week. Republican Party challenger Rodney van Oudekerke has campaigned on adding evening hours for months.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Prather headed to Iraq for Army infantry tour

Jude Prather, the Texas State University student who narrowly lost a San Marcos city council race in November, has been recalled to the U.S. Army for combat duty in Iraq.

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