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Overview

Who & Where

Lamar Smith

District Outlook

District Map


Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,488 553,018 498,765
Anglo 64.8% 68.3% 73.3%
Hispanic 27.0% 23.9% 20.5%
Afr-Am 4.1% 3.6% 2.9%
Other 4.5% 4.5%
Asian 1.9%


2012 Election Analysis

463,498 Registered Voters
72,328 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
316,357 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 59.8% Barack Obama 37.9%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 58.4% Paul Sadler 37.3%
U.S. Congress Lamar Smith 60.5% Candace Duval 34.5%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 59.7% Dale Henry 34.0%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 56.9% Michele Petty 37.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 58.6% Keith Hampton 36.6%

2010 Election Analysis

466,724 Registered Voters
70,576 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
211,493 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 57.6% Bill White 38.8%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 64.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 30.7%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 67.6% Barbara Radnofsky 29.3%
Comptroller Susan Combs 81.1%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 64.6% Hector Uribe 31.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 63.8% Hank Gilbert 31.6%
RR Commish David Porter 61.4% Jeff Weems 32.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 63.5% Jim Sharp 32.4%
Supreme Court Paul Green 63.3% Bill Moody 32.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 63.1% Blake Bailey 31.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 63.4% Keith Hampton 32.4%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2006 Redistricting

News Results

Flashback: 5 Memorable Clashes Eric Holder Had With Congress - TheBlaze.com
TheBlaze.com
Flashback: 5 Memorable Clashes Eric Holder Had With CongressTheBlaze.comIn May 2010, then-ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Lamar Smith (R-Texas) asked Holder during a hearing if radical Islam is a contributing factor to recent terrorism cases. ?There are a variety of reasons why I think people have taken ...and more »
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House budget authorization slashes $500 million from NASA's Earth science ... - Chron.com (blog)
Chron.com (blog)
House budget authorization slashes $500 million from NASA's Earth science ...Chron.com (blog)In the newly released House of Representatives budget authorization mark-up for fiscal year 2016 ? one step before Congress actually appropriates the money ? lawmakers have cut funding for NASA's Earth science programs to $1.45 billion. In his budget ...and more »
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Science skirmishes continue on Capitol Hill - Royal Society of Chemistry
Science /AAAS
Science skirmishes continue on Capitol HillRoyal Society of ChemistryThe Republican chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology (HSST) Committee, Lamar Smith, introduced a bill on 15 April to reauthorise the American Competes Act and set future spending targets for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the ...Smith makes small concession in markup of COMPETES billScience /AAASHouse science chief unveils contentious vision for scienceScience NowHouse committee draws criticism again for proposed cuts to social sciencesInside Higher Edall 15 news articles »
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