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2012 elections

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Hays County Democrats to host annual LBJ Bash

The Hays County Democratic Party kicks off its annual LBJ Birthday Bash and Fundraiser on 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Kyle’s Texas Old Town.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Letter: Susan Narvaiz best choice for CD-35

Wimberley resident ALAN CAMERON writes in support of former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, who is running to represent Congressional District 35 in the U.S. Congress.

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Q&A: Daniel Guerrero on shooting for a second term

San Marcos Mayor DANIEL GUERRERO, who also serves as executive director of the San Marcos Education Foundation, has made early childhood and continuing education a priority of his office — a potentially precedent-setting departure from the days...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Conley claims mandate for roads, capital projects

Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley says Republican primary voters' verdict in his race is a mandate to keep investing heavily in roads and infrastructure while modernizing Hays County government.

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Supreme Court freezes Texas election maps

In a late Friday afternoon order, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the use of court-drawn maps for legislative and congressional districts in Texas, telling the lawyers involved to be ready for oral arguments next month.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Sizing up a Rick Perry
White House bid

Here’s a guy, once derided as “Governor Goodhair,” whose central claim to fame used to be that he was the politician who followed George W. Bush into the Texas governor’s office. This is the candidate who limped...