CD5

CD5

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Overview

Who & Where

Jeb Hensarling

District Outlook

District Map


Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,488 511,695 440,640
Anglo 57.2% 62.3% 71.8%
Hispanic 25.2% 21.0% 10.9%
Afr-Am 14.9% 13.9% 14.7%
Other 3.1% 3.0%
Asian 1.3%


2012 Election Analysis

350,985 Registered Voters
31,411 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
214,415 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 64.5% Barack Obama 34.3%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 62.4% Paul Sadler 35.1%
U.S. Congress Jeb Hensarling 64.4% Linda Mrosko 33.2%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 62.9% Dale Henry 33.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 60.3% Michele Petty 35.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 61.8% Keith Hampton 35.2%

2010 Election Analysis

358,066 Registered Voters
29,337 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
134,842 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 58.7% Bill White 38.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 68.2% Linda Chavez-Thompson 28.9%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 69.2% Barbara Radnofsky 28.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 86.4%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 67.9% Hector Uribe 29.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 67.2% Hank Gilbert 29.8%
RR Commish David Porter 64.6% Jeff Weems 31.3%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 65.4% Jim Sharp 32.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 65.8% Bill Moody 31.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 64.8% Blake Bailey 31.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 65.8% Keith Hampton 31.7%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

ISIS votes mix up the usual partisan divide in Congress - Houston Chronicle

ISIS votes mix up the usual partisan divide in Congress
Houston Chronicle
Backing the ISIS combat plan were House GOP leadership figures such as Kevin Brady, Jeb Hensarling, Pete Sessions and Mac Thornberry. Still, their support could only be described as partial. "Unfortunately, the strategy outlined by the president is ...

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Greenspan: Kill the Ex-Im Bank - The Hill

Wall Street Journal

Greenspan: Kill the Ex-Im Bank
The Hill
Conservative lawmakers, such as House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) oppose the bank on the grounds that it is little more than ?corporate welfare? that props up big businesses like Boeing. Echoing the arguments of free ...
Behind Trade-Bank Deal, a Brief Pause on PrinciplesWall Street Journal
House votes to extend Ex-Im Bank's charterHouston Chronicle
Export-Import Bank Set for Nine-Month ExtensionForeign Policy
Reuters -Westfair Online
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USHouse to extend terrorism insurance backstop with reforms -lawmaker - Reuters

USHouse to extend terrorism insurance backstop with reforms -lawmaker
Reuters
But he said they could extend it only into 2015, when Republicans hope to control more seats in Congress, if they believed that was the best way to win changes. "The way I see this coming down is, it's going to ... Conservatives led by House Financial ...

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U.S. Congressional Districts

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