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

Congressman Blake Farenthold in Laredo to Receive Briefing on Helicopter Attack - KIII TV3
KIII TV3
Congressman Blake Farenthold in Laredo to Receive Briefing on Helicopter AttackKIII TV3LAREDO (Kiii News) - In response to Friday afternoon's attack on a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter patrolling Laredo that prompted an emergency landing, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Committee ...Jason Chaffetz, Blake Farenthold assess Mexico border security after drug ...Washington TimesFarenthold looks into helicopter shootingCorpus Christi Caller-TimesCongressmen Briefed on Helicopter ShootingKGNS.tvall 222 news articles »
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Q&A: Why Congress is Jumping on the Open Source Bandwagon - Nextgov
Nextgov
Q&A: Why Congress is Jumping on the Open Source BandwagonNextgovAccording to the Congressional Data Coalition, Reps. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, and Jared Polis, D-Colo., plan to create a House Open Source Caucus in upcoming weeks. Congressional groups can use open source communities to get feedback on ...and more »
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The Brief: Why It's So Hard to Knock Out a Congressman - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
The Brief: Why It's So Hard to Knock Out a CongressmanTexas TribuneStill, Tea Party activists are optimistic they'll have a deep bench of state lawmakers to run for congressional seats soon. And they're already targeting some of Texas' GOP congressional members, with the biggest target being U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold ...Tea Party Not Bagging Texas Congressional SeatsGilmer Mirrorall 5 news articles »
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