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Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Despite bad publicity, Guerrero surges to win on Election Day

Daniel Guerrero actually ran better after an Austin newspaper reported last week that his political advertising was misleading. Guerrero claimed 100 more votes than opponent John Thomaides in Tuesday's voting to win election as the next mayor of San Marcos.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Neighborhoods, or duplexes?

In this letter to the editor, Ann and Robert Blackburn say they have a lot on the line with the outcome of the Nov. 2 city council election. Like their neighborhood, which lies between the Buie tract...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Letters to the editor: Shame on San Marcos

We have two letters to the editor, one each from Ted Breihan and Charles Sims of San Marcos, expressing frustration with lowdown city election tactics and wondering about the priorities of many San Marcos residents.

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Four candidates for neighborhoods

In this letter to the editor, Camille Phillips, former head of the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA), said four candidates on the November San Marcos City Council ballot stand out in their positions for neighborhoods.

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Newman, Porterfield discuss city issues in interviews

San Marcos City Council incumbent Kim Porterfield and challenger David Newman each answered the same questions from San Marcos Local News concerning city issues and policies. Early voting begins Monday in the Nov. 2 election.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Council candidates tangle about building at debate

San Marcos City Council candidates expressed clear differences of opinion about development issues at last week's League of Women voters debate. Challenger David Newman and incumbent Kim Porterfield also went back and forth about Austin Community College...

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Guerrero, Thomaides, square off in LWV debate

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides demonstrated that they pose a clear choice for voters at Monday night's League of Women Voters debate, taking different stances on tax incentives and the city's contracts with...

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Mayoral candidates differ on development proposals

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides took opposing sides about the controversial Paso Robles and Buie Tract developments at last week's Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) debate. The mayoral candidates and the candidates for...

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

San Marcos mayoral candidates tangle over differences

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides agree on some of the issues, but they disagree about which one said what and when concerning past city council deliberations. The two will meet again Thursday night...

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