CD8

CD8

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Overview

Who & Where

Kevin Brady

District Outlook

District Map


Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 698,488 516,691 446,270
Anglo 68.4% 71.6% 78.5%
Hispanic 19.7% 16.7% 9.9%
Afr-Am 8.9% 8.7% 9.2%
Other 3.4% 3.2%
Asian 1.2%


2012 Election Analysis

384,050 Registered Voters
30,432 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
254,933 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 77.0% Barack Obama 21.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 75.6% Paul Sadler 21.9%
U.S. Congress Kevin Brady 77.3% Neil Burns 20.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 75.7% Dale Henry 20.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 73.5% Michele Petty 22.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 75.1% Keith Hampton 22.0%

2010 Election Analysis

376,057 Registered Voters
27,359 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
171,204 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 70.5% Bill White 27.1%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 78.1% Linda Chavez-Thompson 19.0%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 79.9% Barbara Radnofsky 18.0%
Comptroller Susan Combs 89.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 78.5% Hector Uribe 18.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 78.1% Hank Gilbert 19.1%
RR Commish David Porter 76.3% Jeff Weems 19.9%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 76.4% Jim Sharp 20.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 76.9% Bill Moody 20.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 76.3% Blake Bailey 19.9%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 77.5% Keith Hampton 19.9%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2003 Redistricting

News Results

The Hidden Key 2014 Election: Kevin Brady Jolts Paul Ryan - Forbes

Forbes

The Hidden Key 2014 Election: Kevin Brady Jolts Paul Ryan
Forbes
This is the race between Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Tx) and Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wi) for the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee. Ways and Means is the most important tax-writing body in the world. Much may depend on which of them wins.

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Campaign cash could promote Brady's rise in Congress - Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle

Campaign cash could promote Brady's rise in Congress
Houston Chronicle
WASHINGTON - Four years ago, U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady was regarded as a low-profile, hardworking GOP stalwart from The Woodlands with a fledgling political action committee that raised less than $10,000 for his Republican colleagues - pocket change in ...
Texas congressman battles Ryan for committee postU.S. News & World Report
Brady formally decides to take on Ryan for Ways and Means chairmanshipWashington Post (blog)
Senior Texas congressman Kevin Brady to battle Paul Ryan for gavel of powerful ...The Tribune

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GOP gavel fights: 11 House chairmanships in play - News & Observer

News & Observer

GOP gavel fights: 11 House chairmanships in play
News & Observer
Thanks to retirements, possible assignment shuffles and a 20-year rule capping panel leadership at three terms, as many as 11 out of 21 committees could see new chairmen in the 114th Congress. A 12th committee could even be at play, if term-limited ...

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