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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%


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

Last Contested Vote for Texas House Speaker Was in 1975 - Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune

Last Contested Vote for Texas House Speaker Was in 1975
Texas Tribune
Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, wrote Secretary of State Nandita Berry, who will preside over the House on the first day of the session, to officially inform her that they plan to call for a record vote. Hours later, Turner wrote to both Geren and Straus ...

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Turner wants Straus to help request vote on speaker - Chron.com (blog)

Turner wants Straus to help request vote on speaker
Chron.com (blog)
Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, had already authored a letter asking the secretary of state for the vote. The letter was hand-delivered earlier Monday, Geren added. In his letter to Geren, Turner says that regardless of current and temporary House rules, the ...

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The Brief: Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over? - Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune

The Brief: Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over?
Texas Tribune
... on the first dozen Straus supporters to declare on Tuesday. That group was collected in a statement released by state Rep. Geanie Morrison, R-Victoria. The second group of nine was detailed in a statement released by state Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R ...
Straus on track to win another term as speakerChron.com (blog)

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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.

Navigation

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