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

Who is Rep. Blake Farenthold, the congressman being sued by a former aide? - Washington Post (blog)
National Journal
Who is Rep. Blake Farenthold, the congressman being sued by a former aide?Washington Post (blog)So, just who is this Rep. Blake Farenthold, the Texas Republican who's been accused by a staffer he fired of creating a hostile work environment? In her lawsuit, the former aide claimed Farenthold ?regularly drank to excess? and told a co-worker he'd ...Former Staffer to Rep. Blake Farenthold Sues, Alleging Sexual HarassmentNational JournalFormer Aide Sues Rep. Blake Farenthold, Alleging Sexual HarassmentHuffington PostEx-spokeswoman sues Blake Farenthold, alleges discriminationPoliticoChron.com -Heavy.comall 104 news articles »
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Rep. Blake Farenthold Joked Online About Drinking And Hitting On Women - Huffington Post
The Source
Rep. Blake Farenthold Joked Online About Drinking And Hitting On WomenHuffington PostWASHINGTON -- Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), who is being sued by a former employee for sexual harassment, wrote posts about alcohol and female travelers on an online forum geared toward frequent fliers. The congressman's posts, which were ...Porn Site Surfing? Republican Congressman Blake Farenthold Owns Domain ...The SourceSue Farenthold Released from Community SupervisionKIII TV3all 5 news articles »
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Texas Congressman Sued Over "Wet Dreams" About Former Staffer - Daily Beast
Daily Beast
Texas Congressman Sued Over "Wet Dreams" About Former StafferDaily BeastBlake Farenthold, a Republican congressman from Texas just elected to his third term in Washington DC, is accused of creating a hostile work environment and sexually discriminating against Lauren Greene, his former communications director. According to ...
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