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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Election 2013: San Marcos City Council voting results

We will post election results for the San Marcos City Council and charter amendment election tonight as they are released by Hays County Elections Administrator Joyce Cowan.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Election 2013: Hays County voting results

We will post returns for the Buda and Woodcreek city council elections — and other local contests — just as fast as we can get them.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Where to vote in Hays County today

Anticipating low turnout, Hays County elections officials have consolidated voting boxes for a total of 18 polling locations. That means you may not vote where you normally do. Find your residence on this map — or plug...

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Guest Column: A lifetime of service, more to come

San Marcos City Council candidate BILL TAYLOR says he has a track record of making solid decisions in the crucible of San Marcos politics.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Guest Column: How about a little dissent on city council?

City council candidate THOM PRENTICE says San Marcos needs a good shaking up — on issues ranging from street signage to roundabouts to new development.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Election 2013 Video: San Marcos City Council, Place 2 (Jude Prather vs. Mason Murphy vs. Thom Prentice)

The trio of candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 2 — incumbent Jude Prather and challengers Thom Prentice and Mason Murphy — field questions at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate on Oct....

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Guest Column: Taking San Marcos from good to great

City council candidate MASON MURPHY says the San Marcos City Council should treat each opportunity to recruit major new employers as an “Olympic moment,” an organized, dazzling effort.

Monday, October 14th, 2013

League of Women voters hosting city council debate

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters will host candidates for two city council seats at a debate tonight. The annual event, a highlight of the Hays County political season, starts at 7 p.m. at the...

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Live Feed: San Marcos council candidates spar for first time

Candidates for two San Marcos City Council seats will mix it up this afternoon at the San Marcos Area Board of Realtors annual forum, the first debate of the city election season.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Roark, Murphy announce city council bids

More than two months before the start of filing for the November 2013, two candidates on Monday announced their bids for San Marcos City Council within hours of each other.