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Who & Where

Louie Gohmert

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,488 523,448 478,195
Anglo 64.4% 68.2% 73.9%
Hispanic 15.5% 12.3% 5.8%
Afr-Am 18.5% 17.7% 18.5%
Other 1.9% 1.9%
Asian 0.5%

2012 Election Analysis

391,948 Registered Voters
18,779 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
255,932 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 71.5% Barack Obama 27.5%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 67.7% Paul Sadler 30.5%
U.S. Congress Louie Gohmert 71.4% Shirley McKellar 26.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 69.4% Dale Henry 27.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 67.1% Michele Petty 29.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 68.6% Keith Hampton 28.9%

2010 Election Analysis

404,654 Registered Voters
17,822 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
165,185 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 66.1% Bill White 31.5%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 73.5% Linda Chavez-Thompson 23.8%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 74.7% Barbara Radnofsky 23.2%
Comptroller Susan Combs 89.3%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 74.0% Hector Uribe 23.4%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 73.5% Hank Gilbert 24.0%
RR Commish David Porter 71.2% Jeff Weems 25.2%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 70.2% Jim Sharp 27.2%
Supreme Court Paul Green 71.7% Bill Moody 25.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 69.4% Blake Bailey 26.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 72.0% Keith Hampton 25.6%


2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

Jon Stewart: Texas is deep red, but Louie Gohmert is trying to turn it 'dipsh*t' - Raw Story
Raw Story
Jon Stewart: Texas is deep red, but Louie Gohmert is trying to turn it 'dipsh*t'Raw StoryRep. Louie Gohmert's (R-TX) remarks denigrating gay military service members, Daily Show host Jon Stewart said on Thursday, were just the tip of the Texas Republican ?redberg.? ?You know gays and their massages,? Stewart joked. ?It was OK in the old ...Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart destroys liberal dreams of Texas turning blueSalonall 12 news articles »
Louie Gohmert hints at challenge to Boehner -
Louie Gohmert hints at challenge to TIMES) Rep. Louie Gohmert says not so fast ? John Boehner is the House Speaker now, but that doesn't necessarily mean he can't be challenged and that he can't lose in 2015. Mr. Gohmert hinted that he might be interested in the job during ...and more »
Louie Gohmert Wins Midterm Election Against Shirley McKellar - Huffington Post
Louie Gohmert Wins Midterm Election Against Shirley McKellarHuffington PostRep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) defeated his opponent, Democrat Shirley McKellar, in Tuesday's midterm election. Gohmert was first elected to represent Texas' 1st congressional district in 2004. He previously faced McKellar at the polls in 2012. Gohmert ...and more »

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