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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Ruge announces run for Buda council

Todd Ruge, who failed in a bid to join the Buda City Council in 2008, has announced his candidacy for the council's Place 2 in the May 8 election. No other candidates for the position have announced. The seat is presently held by Councilmember Kelly Allen. Another council seat, Place 1, also will be on the May...

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Buda year in review: Change at the top, but not on Main Street

New life under a home rule charter led to the city changing the majority of its council, along with its city manager. However, the city's sales tax base took a beating, leading to a tax increase, while...

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Dodd beats Gray in Buda council run-off

Fewer than 300 Buda voters participated in last Saturday's run-off election, which could shape a the majority on the city's expanded city council.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Buda’s precarious PEC ballots

The Buda City Council has 58 votes in the PEC director election, and de facto council majority leader Sandra Tenorio is a candidate for the $40,000 position. How about that?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Changing city councils debut tonight

Less than a month after the May elections, local city councils will start looking different tonight. In Kyle, David Wilson will debut following his successful challenge against incumbent Dan Ekakiadis. In Buda, the council takes on...

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Voter turnout varies in Saturday elections

Saturday's elections brought out little interest in the San Marcos school board, but considerable interest in the Buda City Council.

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Schools, local councils up for grabs on Election Day

A school bond, a school board and two local city councils will learn their fates today as voters make their choices at the polls.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Buda’s crowded election

Buda's city council election will definitely seat three new members with at least one crucial decision to make off the bat.

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Buda filings flying

Less than a week into the filing period for the May elections, Buda already has drawn at least one candidate for each of four openings on the city council.