Conley wins Hays County Commissioners Court Pct. 3 race

Updated March 1 at 9:05 p.m.

According to Hays County election results, Will Conley has won the Republican nomination for the Hays County Commissioners Court Precinct 3 seat with 3,313 total votes, representing 82.68 percent of the total, and his opponent, Rob Roark, has taken 694 votes, representing 17.32 percent of the total. Eight of 13 precincts are reporting.

Conley said he plans to focus on long-term flood-recovery efforts and dealing with the “tremendous change” that Hays County is experiencing. He said he plans to continue making efforts to grow the county’s transportation system and economy.

There is not a Democratic challenger for the seat in the November general election, so Conley will serve another four-year term.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted March 1 at 7:29 p.m.

According to Hays County election results March 1 show incumbent Will Conley is leading the race for the Republican nomination for the Hays County Commissioners Court Precinct 3 seat, with 2,428 votes, which represent 82.95 percent of the total votes, to challenger Rob Roark’s 499 votes, which represent 17.05 percent.

Conley has served on the Commissioners Court since 2004. He said he plans to focus on ensuring Hays County is able to continue dealing with population growth if he is re-elected. Ongoing flood recovery efforts will also be a top priority, he said.

“I am really humbled to have the support of precinct 3 and the citizens of Hays County," Conley said. "It’s really such an honor to represent such great people and such a great area."

Conley currently serves on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, among other organizations.

He credited his opponent with running a good campaign that focused on "issues and differences."

Roark, a San Marcos resident, said he chose to run against Conley to ensure that the incumbent would have a challenger.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.


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