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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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Bruce Lesley: Congress can protect Texas kids by reauthorizing CHIP - Dallas Morning News

Bruce Lesley: Congress can protect Texas kids by reauthorizing CHIP
Dallas Morning News
But the Dallas area's congressional representatives can help. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn serves on the Finance Committee, which has primary jurisdiction over CHIP. Reps. Joe Barton, Ralph Hall and Michael Burgess are influential voices on the Energy and ...

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Texas lawmaker Barton backs lifting oil export ban despite peers' misgivings - MSN Money

Reuters

Texas lawmaker Barton backs lifting oil export ban despite peers' misgivings
MSN Money
Joe Barton, who until now has maintained a relatively neutral public stance on a topic that has divided Republican members of the House energy and commerce committee, told Reuters in a statement that the time was right for the United States to overhaul ...
pressure mounts to ease US oil export banCNBC

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U.S. Congressional Districts

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