In the interest of better informing citizens where candidates stand on issues related to open-pit mining, quarries, and other aggregate plants, Preserve Our Hill Country Environment, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek have developed and sent a candidate questionnaire to eight candidates running in the upcoming November 2018 general election.

Candidates are asked to answer four questions and state their positions on issues related to the protection of residents and natural resources from the hazards of aggressive expansion and insufficient permitting, monitoring, and supervision of the aggregate industry.

All candidates certified by the Texas Secretary of State and/or Comal County Clerk, including third party and write-in candidates will be included in the results:

  • State Senator, District 25
  • State Representative, District 73
  • Comal County Commissioner, Precinct 2
  • Comal County Commissioner, Precinct 4

The questionnaire was sent to the following candidates:

  • Kyle Biedermann
  • Donna Campbell
  • Dorothy Carroll
  • Jen Crownover
  • Scott Haag
  • Steven Kling
  • Stephanie Phillips
  • Michael Zimmerman

Candidates have until October 15 to submit responses, which will then be included verbatim in the results we compile and report on our website, email lists, and social media properties in late October. Candidates who do not reply will be marked as “No response received.” Any candidate not receiving a questionnaire should promptly contact

Preserve Our Hill Country Environment is a nonprofit organization (501(c)4 status pending) formed to restore, protect, and preserve the land, water, air, and other natural resources of the Texas Hill Country.