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Monday, September 21st, 2009

Downtown association to grill candidates at Tap Room

The Downtown Association will play host to the six candidates running for the two city council positions, place 5 and place 6, at its monthly meeting on Sept 23. The meeting will be held at the Tap Room, 129 East Hopkins Street.

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

CONA elects Kirwin as new president

The San Marcos Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) is under new leadership that is touting "change" for an organization that once was a major player in city politics. Amy Kirwin was elected unopposed to a one-year term,...

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Student candidate drops out of San Marcos council race

Texas State University undergraduate John Carl Nesselhauf has ended his short-lived candidacy for the San Marcos City Council Place 5, taking a wild card off the table in what is now a three-way contest.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Coppoletta, Thomaides draw top ballot spots

City Council hopeful Lisa Marie Coppoletta and incumbent John Thomaides appear to hold the favored positions on the November San Marcos city council ballot after a placement drawing conducted by City Clerk Sherry Mashburn.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Candidates come and go at filing last call

The filing deadline for San Marcos city council candidacy came and went Wednesday, and so did some of the candidates. Switches, adds and drops characterized a tumultuous last call, which ended in two races each with at...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Thomason files in San Marcos council race

San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commissioner Ryan Thomason, who ran unsuccessfully against Councilmember John Thomaides in 2006, has filed to run for Place 5 on the San Marcos City Council against four other candidates.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Thomason joins crowded field as deadline nears

As the last day to sign up to run for the San Marcos City Council election began this morning, candidates and onlookers are anticipating the perennial ritualistic dance of last-minute filings, withdrawals and switched races.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Three join fray for San Marcos council

Shane Scott, left, and Anita Fuller have joined the San Marcos City Council race against Lisa Maria Coppoletta and Shaune Maycock to fill the seat being vacated by Pam Couch. Monica Garcia, right, is running against council...

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Signs of strife between council candidates

While it's not unusual for political candidates to tussle over their campaign signs, the tussle between San Marcos City Council candidates Shaune Maycock and Lisa Marie Coppoletta is more contentious -- and public -- than normal.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Thomaides, Coppoletta file for council race

Councilmember Pam Couch, left, has taken herself out of the running for another term on the San Marcos City Council. Lisa Marie Coppoletta filed to run for Couch's seat in the November election and is, to this...

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