Hays County Commissioner Will Conley steps down to run for judge
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