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Who & Where

Pete Gallego

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,488 489,508 403,500
Anglo 25.5% 28.9% 33.8%
Hispanic 69.3% 65.8% 60.6%
Afr-Am 3.6% 3.6% 3.4%
Other 2.1% 2.1%
Asian 1.0%

2012 Election Analysis

367,400 Registered Voters
204,286 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
198,046 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 50.7% Barack Obama 48.0%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 51.7% Paul Sadler 45.3%
U.S. Congress Quico Canseco 45.6% Pete Gallego 50.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 49.8% Dale Henry 45.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 46.8% Michele Petty 48.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 50.0% Keith Hampton 46.9%

2010 Election Analysis

367,614 Registered Voters
202,476 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
122,593 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 51.7% Bill White 45.6%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 55.9% Linda Chavez-Thompson 40.2%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 60.7% Barbara Radnofsky 37.1%
Comptroller Susan Combs 82.2%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 55.1% Hector Uribe 42.1%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 55.4% Hank Gilbert 40.7%
RR Commish David Porter 54.5% Jeff Weems 40.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 54.4% Jim Sharp 42.6%
Supreme Court Paul Green 54.5% Bill Moody 42.5%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 56.3% Blake Bailey 39.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 55.3% Keith Hampton 41.5%


2011 Redistricting

2006 Redistricting

News Results

Gallego wants voter education - The Fort Stockton Pioneer
The Daily Cougar
Gallego wants voter educationThe Fort Stockton Pioneer[Editor's note: This is in part excerpted from an article by Eric Galatas of Texas News Service.] A study released last week reported that the new Voter I.D. law caused rampant voter confusion in 2014. Congressional candidate Pete Gallego used the ...Point Austin: Intentional Ignorance: 5th Circuit goes out of its way to avoid ...Austin ChronicleResearchers: Voter ID confusion may have turned electionWeatherford DemocratStudy: Texas Voter ID Law kept voters from the pollsOrange Leaderall 50 news articles »
Study: Law Discouraged More Than Those Without Voter ID - Texas Tribune
Houston Public Media
Study: Law Discouraged More Than Those Without Voter IDTexas TribuneTexas' strict voter identification requirements kept many would-be voters in a Hispanic-majority congressional district from going to the polls last November ? including many who had proper IDs ? a new survey shows. And the state's voter ID law ...Texas Voter ID Law Held Down Turnout In Key 2014 Congressional RaceHouston Public MediaTexas Matters: How Voter ID Flipped TXCD-23Texas Public RadioStudy finds Texas voter photo ID requirement discourages turnout: UH Hobby ...EurekAlert (press release)The Guardianall 1,542 news articles »

Congressional Districts

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