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Who & Where

Dan Branch

District Outlook
Representative Branch is expected to announce his plans to run for Attorney General in 2014, leaving HD108 open. Thus far, two potential Republican candidates identified to replace Branch are Chart Westcott, Morgan Meyer, and Court Alley.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 163,233 133,667 111,470
Anglo 65.9% 68.7% 75.8%
Hispanic 22.4% 19.5% 13.7%
Afr-Am 6.8% 6.7% 6.0%
Other 5.2% 5.3%
Asian 2.7%

2014 Election Analysis

May 27th Republican Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Morgan Meyer 8,551 74.4%
Chart Westcott 2,935 25.6%
Total Votes 11,486

March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Court Alley 2,789 22.7%
Morgan Meyer 5,796 47.1%
Chart Westcott 3,711 30.2%
Total Votes 12,296

2012 Election Analysis

106,164 Registered Voters
8,986 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
69,140 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 59.0% Barack Obama 39.3%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 57.8% Paul Sadler 39.0%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 61.0% Dale Henry 34.1%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 58.7% Michele Petty 36.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 57.9% Keith Hampton 38.1%
State Representative Dan Branch 79.7%
County Sheriff Kirk Launius 59.1% Lupe Valdez 40.9%
Tax Assessor Andrew Marcontell 58.8% John Ames 41.2%

2010 Election Analysis

99,246 Registered Voters
8,901 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
41,441 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 56.1% Bill White 42.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 65.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 31.3%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 63.2% Barbara Radnofsky 34.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 84.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 65.7% Hector Uribe 31.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 65.1% Hank Gilbert 31.9%
RR Commish David Porter 61.3% Jeff Weems 35.0%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 64.9% Jim Sharp 32.5%
Supreme Court Paul Green 64.6% Bill Moody 32.8%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 65.4% Blake Bailey 31.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 62.6% Keith Hampton 34.7%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Ken Paxton associate named in securities action - Austin American-Statesman
Austin American-Statesman
Ken Paxton associate named in securities actionAustin American-StatesmanAlthough the reprimand came less than four weeks before the GOP primary runoff, Paxton, a state senator since 2013, cruised to victory over state Rep. Dan Branch of Dallas, then handily defeated Democrat Sam Houston in the Nov. 4 general election.Paxton business partner faces disciplinary action, fineChron.com (blog)all 7 news articles »
Texas House Republicans Choosing Political Gain Over the Unborn - Breitbart News
Breitbart News
Texas House Republicans Choosing Political Gain Over the UnbornBreitbart NewsIn a previous Breitbart Texas article on the amendment and its author, State Rep. Dan Branch (R-Dallas), Texas Right-to-Life Executive Director Elizabeth Graham spoke to Branch's proposed amendment that Straus voted for. She said, " [The bill] gave ...and more »
Paxton opponents seek to revive failed legal battles - Chron.com (blog)
Chron.com (blog)
Paxton opponents seek to revive failed legal battlesChron.com (blog)The violation became a flashpoint in the Republican primary runoff for attorney general, from which Paxton emerged victorious against state Rep. Dan Branch. It continues to dog Paxton in the general election campaign he's running against Democrat Sam ...

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

District HD1, HD2, HD3, HD4, HD5, HD6, HD7, HD8, HD9, HD10, HD11, HD12, HD13, HD14, HD15, HD16, HD17, HD18, HD19, HD20, HD21, HD22, HD23, HD24, HD25, HD26, HD27, HD28, HD29, HD30, HD31, HD32, HD33, HD34, HD35, HD36, HD37, HD38, HD39, HD40, HD41, HD42, HD43, HD44, HD45, HD46, HD47, HD48, HD49, HD50, HD51, HD52, HD53, HD54, HD55, HD56, HD57, HD58, HD59, HD60, HD61, HD62, HD63, HD64, HD65, HD66, HD67, HD68, HD69, HD70, HD71, HD72, HD73, HD74, HD75, HD76, HD77, HD78, HD79, HD80, HD81, HD82, HD83, HD84, HD85, HD86, HD87, HD88, HD89, HD90, HD91, HD92, HD93, HD94, HD95, HD96, HD97, HD98, HD99, HD100, HD101, HD102, HD103, HD104, HD105, HD106, HD107, HD108, HD109, HD110, HD111, HD112, HD113, HD114, HD115, HD116, HD117, HD118, HD119, HD120, HD121, HD122, HD123, HD124, HD125, HD126, HD127, HD128, HD129, HD130, HD131, HD132, HD133, HD134, HD135, HD136, HD137, HD138, HD139, HD140, HD141, HD142, HD143, HD144, HD145, HD146, HD147, HD148, HD149, HD150