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Who & Where

Linda Harper-Brown

District Outlook
Linda Harper-Brown looks to be challenged on all sides in 2014. Former State Rep. Rodney Anderson is set to challenge Harper-Brown in the GOP primary, while outgoing Dallas County Clerk Gary Fitzsimmons is considering a challenge as a Democrat in the General Election. Currently filed challengers include Democrat, Susan Motley.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 175,728 127,590 94,155
Anglo 34.8% 41.0% 56.0%
Hispanic 45.3% 39.2% 25.5%
Afr-Am 12.7% 11.9% 12.6%
Other 7.9% 8.4%
Asian 4.4%

2014 Election Analysis

78,940 Registered Voters
17,052 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
25,008 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 57.8% David Alameel 38.1%
Governor Greg Abbott 55.2% Wendy Davis 42.9%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 54.9% Leticia Van de Putte 42.1%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 55.6% Sam Houston 41.4%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 54.7% Mike Collier 41.2%
Land Commish George P. Bush 57.3% John Cook 38.6%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 55.4% Jim Hogan 40.2%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 54.9% Steve Brown 39.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 56.7% Bill Moody 40.4%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 56.9% Lawrence Meyers 39.9%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 55.6% Gina Benavides 41.0%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 77.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 56.2% John Granberg 40.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 74.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 77.0%
State Representative Rodney Anderson 55.5% Susan Motley 42.7%

March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Rodney Anderson 3,458 52.7%
Linda Harper-Brown 3,100 47.3%
Total Votes 6,558

May 27th Democratic Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Terry Meza 372 25.4%
Susan Motley 1,092 74.5%
Total Votes 1,464

March 4th Democratic Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Terry Meza 704 28.4%
Bernice Montgomery 603 24.3%
Susan Motley 1,171 47.3%
Total Votes 2,478

2012 Election Analysis

78,791 Registered Voters
15,111 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
44,893 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 52.1% Barack Obama 46.5%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 52.2% Paul Sadler 44.8%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 51.6% Dale Henry 44.0%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 49.2% Michele Petty 46.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 50.8% Keith Hampton 45.8%
State Representative Linda Harper-Brown 50.1% Rosemary Robbins 48.3%
County Sheriff Kirk Launius 51.4% Lupe Valdez 48.6%
Tax Assessor Andrew Marcontell 49.8% John Ames 50.5%

2010 Election Analysis

77,561 Registered Voters
14,024 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
26,869 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 52.9% Bill White 43.8%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 59.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 36.7%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 60.8% Barbara Radnofsky 36.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 81.7%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 59.5% Hector Uribe 37.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 58.7% Hank Gilbert 37.9%
RR Commish David Porter 57.4% Jeff Weems 38.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 59.0% Jim Sharp 38.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 58.8% Bill Moody 38.2%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 59.0% Blake Bailey 37.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 58.5% Keith Hampton 38.8%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Harper-Brown mulls rematch against Anderson - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Harper-Brown mulls rematch against AndersonDallas Morning News (blog)Texas State Rep. Linda Harper-Brown from District 105 talks with supporter Ann Smith during a voter support session where Brown spoke to voters and volunteers at Joe's Coffee Shop in Irving on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. (Matthew Busch/The Dallas Morning ...
Texas Ethics Commission fines state Rep. Linda Harper-Brown $5000 for ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Texas Ethics Commission fines state Rep. Linda Harper-Brown $5000 for ...Dallas Morning News (blog)The Texas Ethics Commission, nearly four years after a complaint was filed, has fined state Rep. Linda Harper-Brown $5,000 for not properly disclosing loan repayments on her campaign finance reports. In 2010, The Dallas Morning News reported that at ...
Texas House races: Rodney Anderson defeats incumbent Linda Harper-Brown in GOP ... - Dallas Morning News
Texas House races: Rodney Anderson defeats incumbent Linda Harper-Brown in GOP ...Dallas Morning NewsRodney Anderson won the Republican primary by a comfortable margin against Linda Harper-Brown, who has held the seat for more than a decade. Rodney Anderson's single term as Grand Prairie's representative ended when party heads merged his ...and more »

2012 Election Map

  • Blue = precinct won by Democratic nominee for President, US Senate, or State Representative.
  • Red = precinct won by none of the above three Democratic nominees.
  • White = no votes.


House Districts

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