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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

Jeb Hensarling faces potential threat to gavel - Politico

Politico

Jeb Hensarling faces potential threat to gavel
Politico
Frustrations with Hensarling are pervasive throughout a huge swath of the House Republican Conference. The Texas Republican is a favorite of some on the conservative right, but has had extreme difficulty producing legislation that could pass the House.

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Hensarling: GOP-Controlled Congress Should Massively Increase Guest-Worker ... - Breitbart News

Breitbart News

Hensarling: GOP-Controlled Congress Should Massively Increase Guest-Worker ...
Breitbart News
If Republicans gain control of Congress, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) wants more guest-worker visas for high-tech and low-skilled workers in addition to a piecemeal immigration reform. Hensarling, the House Financial Services Committee Chair whom the ...

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Gates: 'Huge mistake' for Congress to end terrorism insurance - The Hill

Gates: 'Huge mistake' for Congress to end terrorism insurance
The Hill
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) is pushing to reform the program. Hensarling and other Tea Partiers are weary of the government meddling in the insurance market in a program that was supposed to be temporary.

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U.S. Congressional Districts

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