Read election Q&A's with San Marcos-Buda-Kyle-area candidates

See who is on the ballot in our San Marcos-Buda-Kyle coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

Hays County

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Hays County sheriff


Two candidates are running for Hays County sheriff: incumbent Gary Cutler and challenger Alexander Villalobos.

Q&A: Meet the candidates for Hays County Precinct 3 commissioner


Candidates Lon Shell and Lisa Prewitt speak on their priorities for Hays County Commissioners Court Precinct 3.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Hays County Court at Law No. 3

Two candidates are running for County Court at Law No. 3, incumbent Tacie Zelhart and challenger Millie Thompson.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Hays County tax assessor-collector

Incumbent Jenifer O'Kane and challenger Daphne Tenorio are the candidates for Hays County tax assessor-collector.

San Marcos City Council

Election Q&A: Meet the candidates for San Marcos mayor


Jane Hughson, Juan Miguel Arredondo, Justin Harris, Michael Hathaway and Randy Dethrow are seeking the mayoral seat.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 3

Two candidates are running for Place 3: incumbent Ed Mihalkanin and challenger Alyssa Garza.

Election Q&A: Meet the candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 4

Two candidates are running for San Marcos City Council Place 4: incumbent Mark Rockeymoore and challenger Shane Scott.

Election Q&A: Meet the candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 5

Mark Gleason, Omar Baca and Zach Sambrano are in the running for the Place 5 seat.

Kyle City Council

Candidate Q&A: Kyle mayor


Travis Mitchell, Linda Tenorio, Peter Parcher and David Abdel are vying for the Kyle mayor’s seat.

Candidate Q&A: Kyle City Council District 2

Learn more about the candidates running in the November general election.

Candidate Q&A: Kyle City Council District 4

A look at the candidates running for Kyle City Council District 4.

Buda City Council

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Buda City Council Position 1

LaVonia Horne-Williams and Matthew Smith are seeking Position 1 on Buda's City Council.

Candidate Q&A: Buda City Council Position 2

Bobby Lane and Monica Davidson are vying for Position 2.

San Marcos CISD board of trustees

Q&A: Meet the candidates for San Marcos CISD District 1 trustee

Candidates Miguel Arredondo and James Bryant Jr. speak on how they plan to help the school district recover from the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Candidate Q&A: San Marcos CISD board of trustees District 3

Mayra Mejia and Nicholas Costilla are in the race for District 3.

Warren Brown and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.


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