Hays County, News
Voting trends in Hays County
Election notes whispered from the ghost of our former publisher, Bob Barton, who was an inveterate numbers cruncher:
Beto O’Rourke won a higher percentage of the vote across Hays County than any Democrat at the top of the ticket in a generation. The county also flipped in its support of Ted Cruz – and by a larger margin than any other county in the state.
When Cruz was elected in 2012, he carried Hays County with almost 53 percent of the vote, to Democrat Paul Sadler’s 43 percent...