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Overview

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

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Rep. Linda Harper Brown honored at Infrastructure Forum in Irving - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Rep. Linda Harper Brown honored at Infrastructure Forum in Irving
Dallas Morning News (blog)
State Rep. Linda Harper-Brown's long career as a state representative comes to an end this year. She's championed many issues over the years and probably fought the hardest for transportation issues. For her efforts in many areas, officials at the ...

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Dallas-area candidates expected to swing Texas Senate further right - Dallas Morning News

Dallas-area candidates expected to swing Texas Senate further right
Dallas Morning News
With tea party support, he beat longtime incumbent Linda Harper-Brown in the GOP primary. The delegation gets more conservative in Northwest Dallas' House District 115. There, tea party activist Matt Rinaldi is heavily favored to beat Democrat Paul ...

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Dallas County statehouse districts don't look competitive - Dallas Morning News

Dallas County statehouse districts don't look competitive
Dallas Morning News
Rodney Anderson, R-Grand Prairie, beat longtime lawmaker Linda Harper-Brown in the GOP primary. Harper-Brown had two close calls from Democrats in 2008 and 2012, both presidential election years. She cruised to victory in 2010, a midterm election.

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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.

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