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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%


2011 Redistricting

2006 Redistricting

News Results

'America COMPETES' has vision for science in U.S. - Houston Chronicle (subscription)
'America COMPETES' has vision for science in U.S.Houston Chronicle (subscription)Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, and approved by the U.S. House of Representatives, would hurt Texas' scientific enterprise. Smith's bill does not have the best interests of science, or Texas, in mind. The House COMPETES bill has been roundly criticized by ...
Supreme Court strikes down EPA power plant regulations, says costs must be ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Supreme Court strikes down EPA power plant regulations, says costs must be ...Dallas Morning News (blog)Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, said the ruling helps curb a runaway agency. ?Today's Supreme Court ruling is an important step towards reining in the actions of the EPA,? ... ?Congress crafted narrow standards for EPA to apply when deciding whether to ...and more »
Climate Alarmism Helps Republicans - Newsmax
Climate Alarmism Helps RepublicansNewsmaxAs fewer and fewer of the public buy into the climate-crisis hoax, more and more are realizing the costly influences upon their lives and futures. Leading surveys indicate that ?climate change? ranks at or near the bottom of concerns Americans really ...and more »

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