Hays County Commissioner Will Conley is stepping down from his post to seek the Republican nomination for county judge, he announced Tuesday night at a press conference.
County Judge Bert Cobb has been on leave since August as he battles cancer. Cobb is not seeking re-election when his term expires in 2018, Conley said.
“These are critical times and I’m running for county judge to keep up the fight so our families can enjoy a high quality of life for generations to come,” Conley said.
The Hays County judge is the top administrative official in the county, similar to a mayor, and presides over the commissioners court, which sets the budget and makes policy decisions… Read more from Statesman.com