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

The Brief: An Arresting Situation With the National Guard - Texas Tribune

The Brief: An Arresting Situation With the National Guard
Texas Tribune
Meanwhile, angst is rising among House members who worry what will happen if Congress goes on its August recess without agreement on how to handle the migrant children crisis. U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, told The Hill, "I don't think ...

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House Republicans fear backlash from punting border bill to the fall - The Hill

NPR

House Republicans fear backlash from punting border bill to the fall
The Hill
Ahead of a pivotal conference meeting Friday morning, rank-and-file lawmakers are openly fretting about the questions they would face from constituents if they break from legislative work without taking action to address the surge of child migrants ...
GOP ought to control its demonsgulfnews.com

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House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks' - National Journal

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'
National Journal
Published accounts show those include Sens. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, Tim Scott of South Carolina, and James Inhofe of Oklahoma, and Reps. Blake Farenthold of Texas, Jason Chaffetz of Utah, and former Reps. Tom Tancredo of Colorado and Allen West ...

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