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HD107

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Overview

Who & Where

Ken Sheets

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 171,872 123,986 105,260
Anglo 45.5% 52.1% 62.7%
Hispanic 34.1% 28.9% 15.9%
Afr-Am 16.7% 14.8% 16.1%
Other 4.3% 4.4%
Asian 3.5%

2014 Election Analysis

87,872 Registered Voters
13,652 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
31,526 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 56.5% David Alameel 39.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 52.6% Wendy Davis 45.6%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 51.9% Leticia Van de Putte 45.1%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 53.2% Sam Houston 44.1%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 52.6% Mike Collier 43.8%
Land Commish George P. Bush 55.9% John Cook 40.5%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 53.8% Jim Hogan 42.0%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 53.4% Steve Brown 41.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 55.2% Bill Moody 42.0%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 55.2% Lawrence Meyers 41.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 54.1% Gina Benavides 42.6%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 76.9%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 54.7% John Granberg 42.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 74.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 76.7%
State Representative Kenneth Sheets 55.0% Carol Donovan 45.0%

2012 Election Analysis

87,016 Registered Voters
11,670 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
52,817 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 51.8% Barack Obama 46.9%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 51.0% Paul Sadler 46.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 52.1% Dale Henry 44.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 49.7% Michele Petty 46.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 50.7% Keith Hampton 46.4%
State Representative Kenneth Sheets 50.8% Robert Miklos 49.2%
County Sheriff Kirk Launius 51.3% Lupe Valdez 48.7%
Tax Assessor Andrew Marcontell 49.5% John Ames 50.5%

Campaign Finance Filing: January 15, 2012

Candidate Raised Spent On Hand
Carol Kent $57,787.14 $3,595.19 $52,305.11
Don Parish $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Richie Butler $10,000.00 $0.00 $10,000.00
Jonathan Boos $0.00 $750.00 $0.00

2010 Election Analysis

86,003 Registered Voters
10,871 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
32,136 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 51.0% Bill White 46.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 59.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 37.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 59.8% Barbara Radnofsky 38.2%
Comptroller Susan Combs 83.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 59.5% Hector Uribe 37.8%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 58.3% Hank Gilbert 38.7%
RR Commish David Porter 56.3% Jeff Weems 39.9%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 58.5% Jim Sharp 39.2%
Supreme Court Paul Green 58.1% Bill Moody 39.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 58.4% Blake Bailey 38.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 57.5% Keith Hampton 40.0%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

House Backs Bill Denying Pensions to Lawbreakers - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
House Backs Bill Denying Pensions to LawbreakersTexas TribuneTexas politicians convicted of major public corruption crimes would lose their lucrative pensions under a bill that the Texas House tentatively passed Thursday in a unanimous vote. The bill, which ... Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, the author of House Bill 681.and more »
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Corrupt Texas politicians could lose state pension - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Corrupt Texas politicians could lose state pensionDallas Morning News (blog)Kenneth Sheets Corrupt elected officials would no longer be entitled to their state pensions under a bill unanimously approved by the House today. The bill, by Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, would strip the benefit from those convicted of crimes ...and more »
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Darlene Ewing to resign today as local Democratic Party chairwoman - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Darlene Ewing to resign today as local Democratic Party chairwomanDallas Morning News (blog)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will pick Martin's replacement, presumably a Republican. And Ewing is contending for the bench post in a 2016 election. She will make her announcement at the party's executive committee meeting at the Communications Workers of ...
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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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