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Posted on: November 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] San Marcos Voters Select City Council Members, Re-elect Mayor

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According to unofficial results for the November 2022 General Election released by Hays County election officials Tuesday, Nov. 8, Matthew Mendoza and Saul Gonzales have been elected to serve on the San Marcos City Council. Jane Hughson was re-elected as Mayor of San Marcos. Voters also passed Proposition A, an ordinance to eliminate low-level marijuana enforcement.

The Hays County voter turnout for the November 2022 General Election was 52.53%, with 89,493 ballots cast out of 170,350 registered voters in the county. 

Election Results – Nov. 8

Mayor, City of San Marcos:

Jane Hughson             11,101             62.76%

John Thomaides          6,587               37.24%

City Council Place 1:
Matthew Mendoza       8,866               52.07%
Maxfield Baker           8,160               47.93%

City Council Place 2:
Saul Gonzales             12,212             75.27%

Atom Von Arndt        4,013               24.73%

City of San Marcos Proposition A:

For                              15,664             81.84%
Against                        3,475               18.16%

The Nov. 8 election results will be canvassed, and swearing-in will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 630 E Hopkins St. 

A full list of election results is posted on the Hays County website and available at For media inquiries, contact 



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