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Steve Klepfer

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Incumbents win commissioner seats, maintain contra-judge majority

Hays County Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe and Precinct 3 Commissioner Will Conley won re-election Tuesday night, preserving a majority coalition on the commissioners court that figures to flummox County Judge Liz Sumter for the last two years of her term.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Brad Rollins’ Blog: More Democrats endorse commissioners court’s only Republican

A direct mail piece from a group called Concerned San Marcos Democrats says, "He has proven that when elected leaders put people before party, great things can be accomplished for the public good."

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.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Newstreamz Video Extra – League of Women Voters Debate; County Commissioner, Place 3

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Meet the Candidates – Newstreamz Video Extra

The newest member of the Newstreamz team, Mary Dichard, went to the League of Women Voters event at the San Marcos Activity Center Monday night. She talked with candidates in the County Commissioner Place 3 race as...

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Soechting quits party position over ‘fool’ running for commissioner

One of Hays County's most prominent Democrats, attorney and former state party chair Charles Soechting, has resigned as a precinct chair over Steve Klepfer's campaign for county commissioners court.

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Road keeps winding

After another discussion about their transportation advisory board (TAB) last week, the Hays County commissioners still haven't decided the board's direction.

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Elizabeth Sumter’s Flying Circus

Going to your county commissioners court these days is kind of like a free ticket to Monte Python’s Flying Circus: And now for something completely different.

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Primary fights in San Marcos

The political primary season for the next couple months will be light through most of Hays County, but San Marcos could be a rollicking exception.