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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Hays County Democrats energized by surge in turnout

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders Sanders won nearly 52 percent of 14,113 votes cast in the Hays County Democratic Party primary to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 47 percent.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016: Hays County primary voters go for Cruz, Sanders

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Competitive races drawing relative crowds to Hays County polls

More than 2,700 people cast ballots this week during the first three days of early primary voting in Hays County. Turnout has been strong so far for both major political parties, but local Democrats, in particular, are...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Isaac endorses Rubio for president while Campbell backs Cruz

ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Texas officials criticize Obama’s executive order on guns

Texas' elected leaders lashed out Tuesday at President Obama's executive orders prompting more background checks during gun purchases. But those officials offered no specifics on how they planned to fight Obama's actions.

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Obama taps San Antonio’s Julián Castro as HUD chief

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be President Obama's next secretary of housing and urban development, sources close to the Democratic Party rising star said on Saturday.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Remember when? Obama visits San Marcos, Texas State

After two straight months of being outraised by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, President Obama is eying Tuesday as a possible record-breaking day for fundraising in Texas.

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

County bucks Texas trend

Voters in Hays County went against the rest of Texas by picking Barack Obama decisively as their Democratic presidential preference. However, the final caucus results could still give Obama a statewide delegate win.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Bill Clinton stops in San Marcos during last-minute campaign swing

Former President Bill Clinton made a surprise stop in San Marcos on Tuesday as voters statewide were deciding the next turn in a rollicking election season.

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Lining up late

Texas Democrats should be grateful that their state party didn't join Michigan and Florida by pushing their primary election up on the calendar.

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