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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016 Results: Hays County Republican, Democratic primaries

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office for the 2016 Republican and Democratic party primaries.

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Competitive races drawing relative crowds to Hays County polls

More than 2,700 people cast ballots this week during the first three days of early primary voting in Hays County. Turnout has been strong so far for both major political parties, but local Democrats, in particular, are...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Q&A: Veteran peace officers take on 10-term incumbent for Hays County Pct. 2 constable

ELECTION 2016 VIDEO | Hays County’s longest-serving elected official, Pct. 2 Constable James H. Kohler, couldn’t be more confident that he will win his eleventh consecutive general election this fall. First, he must beat longtime peace officers...

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Commissioners court delays decision on sheriff

The county commissioners court delayed naming a new sheriff, saying they want more time to digest a candidate field that continues to grow amid an emotionally charged environment.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Names still flying as county nears call on sheriff vacancy

As the names of a possible new Hays County sheriff fly through the ether, Buda Captain Bo Kidd received a major word on his behalf Monday. The commissioners court could decide on the late Allen Bridges' replacement...

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