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Election 2012

Monday, November 19th, 2012

What if Bush leapfrogged other Texas Republicans?

If you are, like many political journalists, a fight promoter at heart, you can make out faint rumblings about something bigger. What if George P. Bush wanted to run for governor in 2014?

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Audio: Could marijuana legalization happen in Texas?

After Colorado and Washington voted on Tuesday to ease marijuana laws, some proponents of legalization think their cause could pick up steam in other states, including Texas.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

No upsets in Hays County’s gerrymandered Congress, State Senate seats

Tuesday's unfolding election returns yielded no surprise finishes in any of three U.S. Congress districts that overlap Hays County nor in either of the county's two Texas Senate districts.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Voters return Jason Isaac to Texas House

Hays and Blanco county voters on Tuesday gave State Rep. Jason Isaac a second term, picking the Dripping Springs Republican over Democratic nominee John Adams.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Updated: San Marcos council incumbents breeze back into office

Mayor Daniel Guerrero and two of his San Marcos City Council colleagues appear headed to victories with 20 of 49 Hays County election precincts counted.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Live Feed: San Marcos, Hays County Nov. 6 election results

We will post results as they are released by the Hays County Elections Administration office as well as report from candidate watch parties in San Marcos and across the county.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Election 2012: Where you vote today

A map of Election Day polling places in Hays County for the Nov. 6, 2012 general election.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 JP (Joanne Prado vs. Amy Lea Akers)

Running for a third term as Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 Justice of the Peace, Democrat JOANNE PRADO is being challenged by Republican nominee AMY LEA AKERS.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Texas cities differ on texting-while-driving bans

Austin and San Antonio are among 28 cities that have banned some degree of cellphone use while driving.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1 Commissioner (Debbie Ingalsbe vs. Mary E. Gonzales)

Longtime Pct. 1 Commissioner DEBBIE GONZALES INGALSBE debates Republican nominee MARY E. GONZALES at the 2012 general election San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate.

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