CD27

CD27

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Overview

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

Congress questions Ebola response - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Congress questions Ebola response
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Houston Republican Blake Farenthold, the lone Texan on the committee, questioned whether building hospitals for Ebola patients was a job for the U.S. military. ?Traditionally, the military's job has been to protect this country with guns and bombs ...

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Panel's GOP Chairman Steps Up Criticism of Ebola Response - New York Times

Panel's GOP Chairman Steps Up Criticism of Ebola Response
New York Times
WASHINGTON ? Representative Darrell Issa, Republican of California, used the first case of Ebola in New York to step up his criticism of the Obama administration's response to the crisis during a congressional hearing on Friday morning. ?I think we ...

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US District 27 candidates debate, Farenthold a no-show - Victoria Advocate

Victoria Advocate

US District 27 candidates debate, Farenthold a no-show
Victoria Advocate
Both candidates running to replace U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold agreed that an important part of the job is availability to constituents, a characteristic they said their opponent lacks. Lt. Col. Wesley Reed, the Democratic nominee for U.S ...

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