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Who & Where

Blake Farenthold

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,487 516,473 478,675
Anglo 42.8% 47.2% 50.8%
Hispanic 49.5% 45.1% 41.7%
Afr-Am 6.0% 5.6% 5.7%
Other 2.3% 2.4%
Asian 0.9%

2012 Election Analysis

398,624 Registered Voters
149,941 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
220,494 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 60.5% Barack Obama 38.1%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 59.1% Paul Sadler 38.1%
U.S. Congress Blake Farenthold 56.8% Rose Meza Harrison 39.2%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 57.8% Dale Henry 38.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 55.4% Michele Petty 40.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 57.9% Keith Hampton 38.8%

2010 Election Analysis

406,798 Registered Voters
149,793 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
147,910 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 57.3% Bill White 40.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 64.3% Linda Chavez-Thompson 32.2%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 68.4% Barbara Radnofsky 29.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 64.1% Hector Uribe 32.9%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 62.5% Hank Gilbert 34.0%
RR Commish David Porter 61.6% Jeff Weems 33.8%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 58.9% Jim Sharp 38.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 61.3% Bill Moody 35.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 60.2% Blake Bailey 34.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 62.0% Keith Hampton 35.1%


2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

Democrats Aim for Blake Farenthold's Seat - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Democrats Aim for Blake Farenthold's SeatTexas Tribune?Every election cycle, Washington Democrats thump their chest and talk about how this is the year they are going to defeat Blake Farenthold, and every year, the people of Texas' 27th Congressional District re-elect him, most recently with more than 63 ...and more »
Congressman Blake Farenthold on the Joint Session with President Ghani - TexasGOPVote
Congressman Blake Farenthold on the Joint Session with President GhaniTexasGOPVoteOn March 25, the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, spoke before a joint session of Congress to provide an update on the progress of his nation. The purpose of his visit highlighted the need to reflect on the mistakes made in Iraq by withdrawing U ...and more »
Intelligence and analysis on lobbying - Politico
Intelligence and analysis on lobbyingPoliticoFred Upton, Blake Farenthold and Chris Collins; Jay Carney of Amazon; Kathy Leo, CLO at Gilt Groupe; Adam Kovacevich of Google; Colin Crowell and Nu Wexler of Twitter; Luther Lowe of Yelp; Tekedra Mawakana of Yahoo!; David Hantman of Airbnb; Yebbie ...

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