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

Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder's Paycheck - Huffington Post

Washington Post

Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder's Paycheck
Huffington Post
Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) announced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit federal employees found in contempt of Congress from receiving government paychecks. Holder was held in contempt by House Republicans in 2012 for his non-compliance in ...
GOP Congressman Introduces 'Contempt' Bill To Withhold Holder's SalaryCBS Local
GOP writes legislation to deny Attorney General Eric Holder his salaryWashington Times
GOP legislation would cut off Holder's salaryFox News
Newsmax.com -Main Justice -Daily Caller
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GOP lawmaker suggests Eric Holder should 'be in jail' -- to his face! [VIDEO] - Daily Caller

Opposing Views

GOP lawmaker suggests Eric Holder should 'be in jail' -- to his face! [VIDEO]
Daily Caller
Texas Republican congressman Blake Farenthold refused to ask Eric Holder questions during a Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying the attorney general should ?be in jail? for ignoring congressional subpoenas instead of testifying before Congress.
GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American 'Would Be ...CBS Local
Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold Tells Eric Holder He Should Be In Jail (Video)Opposing Views
Republican Attorneys General Have Been 'Brutalized,' Gohmert Says, Defending ...Main Justice
Examiner.com -Investor's Business Daily -Washington Times
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Farenthold: Don't Pay Officials Who Are in Contempt of Congress - Newsmax.com

Mediaite

Farenthold: Don't Pay Officials Who Are in Contempt of Congress
Newsmax.com
Copy Shortlink. Rep. Blake Farenthold believes that any government employee drawing a taxpayer-funded salary who is uncooperative with Congress should not be allowed to cash their paycheck. On April 10, the Texas Republican and member of the House ...
GOP Rep. Wants to Halt Holder's Pay: 'If You're in Contempt, We Don't Pay You'Mediaite
Congressman Wants To Dock Eric Holder's PayPolitix

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