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Overview

Who & Where

Joe Barton

District Outlook

District Map


Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,498 502,865 439,550
Anglo 54.3% 58.9% 65.5%
Hispanic 20.8% 17.7% 12.1%
Afr-Am 19.3% 17.5% 17.1%
Other 6.2% 6.2%
Asian 3.7%


2012 Election Analysis

382,790 Registered Voters
39,936 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
254,216 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 57.9% Barack Obama 40.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 57.2% Paul Sadler 40.1%
U.S. Congress Joe Barton 58.0% Kenneth Sanders 39.2%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 57.2% Dale Henry 39.0%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 54.5% Michele Petty 41.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 56.8% Keith Hampton 40.1%

2010 Election Analysis

388,461 Registered Voters
37,300 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
146,090 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 56.0% Bill White 40.8%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 62.3% Linda Chavez-Thompson 34.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 64.4% Barbara Radnofsky 33.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 83.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 62.0% Hector Uribe 34.6%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 61.1% Hank Gilbert 35.6%
RR Commish David Porter 60.3% Jeff Weems 35.3%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 61.6% Jim Sharp 35.6%
Supreme Court Paul Green 61.1% Bill Moody 35.8%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 61.0% Blake Bailey 35.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 61.4% Keith Hampton 35.8%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

Rep. Joe Barton has gallbladder attack, will need surgery - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Rep. Joe Barton has gallbladder attack, will need surgery
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Barton will have his gallbladder removed early next week, spokesman Sean Brown said. The earliest he would return to Washington is the week of Sept. 29, when Congress reconvenes after a weeklong break. ?The congressional calendar is in flux after that ...

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Republican senator says 2015 could be time for US oil export bill - Reuters

Rigzone

Republican senator says 2015 could be time for US oil export bill
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction. "I think it may be timely then ...
18 The top supporter in the U.S. Congress...Mynextfone

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?I can get really angry about it?: Meet the Dem taking on Joe Barton and his ... - Salon

Salon

?I can get really angry about it?: Meet the Dem taking on Joe Barton and his ...
Salon
Even within a majority that is responsible for what's been called the most anti-environment Congress in U.S. history, Texas Rep. Joe Barton stands out for his inflexible opposition to any legislation that goes against fossil fuel industry interests ...

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