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Bill Wyatt

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.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

With early totals in, county’s voter turnout smashes all records

Against the backdrop of unprecedented turnout countywide -- 40,159 of 97,603 registered voters in Hays County have already voted -- turnout in the city races is sure to dwarf anything San Marcos has ever seen.

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.

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