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Election 2014

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Election 2014: Challengers Sorenson, Montgomery tangle with mayor in debate

DEBATE VIDEO | Incumbent Daniel Guerrero and his two challengers, Jonathan Sorenson and Patrick “P-Martian” Montgomery, tangled at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate on Monday, Oct. 20, the first day of early voting and a little more than two weeks before Election Day.

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

What is Prop 1? Why do Hays County’s top officials unanimously support it?

WITH VIDEO | Local leaders have lined up behind a ballot initiative that would free up $1.7 billion-plus each year to expand and improve the state’s roadways.

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.

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Audio: Is light rail going to solve Austin’s road congestion?

As the debate over rail projects takes place on state and local levels, Austin voters will weigh in this year on a ballot measure that would allow the city to borrow money toward expanding its light-rail network....

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Daniel Guerrero’s toughest opponent may be himself

The San Marcos mayor will be tough to beat but his hired guns may be unable to explain away the bed Daniel Guerrero has made for himself.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Two months after election, Narvaiz resigns as San Marcos CISD trustee

Less than two months after taking office, San Marcos CISD trustee Naomi Narvaiz tendered her resignation on Tuesday, citing a “life-altering situation.”

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Webster trounces Pickett in Kyle mayoral runoff

Webster won slightly more than 69 percent of the vote, 639 votes to Brad Pickett’s 285.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

‘Tea Party’ conservatives win top GOP runoffs

After 16 years in statewide office, Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lost a bitterly fought battle to State Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston. In the GOP attorney general race, state Sen. Ken Paxton prevailed over State Rep....

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Long primary campaigns culminate in today’s runoff elections

It started late last year and finally ends today. The primary election runoffs are topped by four particularly noisy and aggressive statewide Republican races, a couple more involving Democrats and about a dozen and a half legislative...

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

First shot fired in San Marcos mayoral election

More than two months before candidates can file for a place on the ballot, nursing home business manager Jonathan Sorenson said today he will run for mayor on a “smart growth” platform.

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