CD17

CD17

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Overview

Who & Where

Bill Flores

District Outlook

District Map


Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,487 532,324 467,540
Anglo 57.7% 62.2% 68.6%
Hispanic 23.3% 19.8% 14.4%
Afr-Am 14.5% 13.0% 13.2%
Other 5.2% 5.3%
Asian 2.4%


2012 Election Analysis

361,919 Registered Voters
42,266 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
224,281 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 60.3% Barack Obama 37.8%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 59.3% Paul Sadler 37.3%
U.S. Congress Bill Flores 79.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 58.7% Dale Henry 36.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 56.2% Michele Petty 38.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 57.9% Keith Hampton 38.1%

2010 Election Analysis

369,918 Registered Voters
41,486 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
152,216 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 55.7% Bill White 41.2%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 64.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 31.6%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 67.3% Barbara Radnofsky 30.3%
Comptroller Susan Combs 83.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 64.7% Hector Uribe 32.0%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 63.0% Hank Gilbert 33.2%
RR Commish David Porter 61.2% Jeff Weems 34.2%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 60.5% Jim Sharp 36.3%
Supreme Court Paul Green 61.0% Bill Moody 35.8%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 60.9% Blake Bailey 34.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 61.9% Keith Hampton 34.9%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

Ex-Im Bank becomes the walking dead - Politico
Politico
Ex-Im Bank becomes the walking deadPoliticoBill Flores of Texas, who chairs the conservative Republican Study Committee. ?It is the worst of the federal government. It is the Enron of federal [government-owned companies]. ... Meanwhile, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) hasn't stopped his two ...Export-Import Bank ends operations as Congress failed to reauthorizeUPI.comObama: America Needs Export-Import BankTalk Radio News ServiceWill the Export-Import bank lock its doors for good on Tuesday?State ColumnWashington Postall 323 news articles »
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Column: Delay in renewal of 'Ex-Im' Bank charter sparks Walz's ire - Worthington Daily Globe
Column: Delay in renewal of 'Ex-Im' Bank charter sparks Walz's ireWorthington Daily GlobeWORTHINGTON ? I got a phone call last week from Tony Ufkin, communications director for Rep. Tim Walz, asking me if I'd be interested in having a conversation with the congressman sometime within the next couple of days. Although I get multiple press ...
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TPA ? Putting Congress back in charge and improving transparency - The Hill
MLive.com
TPA ? Putting Congress back in charge and improving transparencyThe HillHistory shows that when America turns its back on free trade, the results are disastrous. Most notably in 1807, Congress passed a self-imposed, peacetime embargo that banned nearly all American exports, which subsequently resulted in the U.S. gross ...House Fast Track Politics a Lot Less Puzzling When You Look at Imports as Well ...Equities.comall 3,698 news articles »
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