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Jon Leonard

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.

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...

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Van de Putte plans San Marcos visit in bid to mobilize Hays County Democrats

Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic Party’s nominee for Texas lieutenant governor, will rally volunteers visiting voters door-to-door on Saturday as part of an all-day effort to round up support in San Marcos and Kyle for the...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ blog: Sumter casts ballot in GOP primary

Former County Judge Elizabeth Sumter may have been the highest profile Democrat to cross-over and vote in Tuesday's Republican Party primary.

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

LBJ Museum extends exhibit after successful '60s night

Due to the success of "60's Night" at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos earlier this month, the 1960's exhibit has been extended through Sept. 4.