HD108

HD108

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Overview

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

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

Dallas County statehouse districts don't look competitive
Dallas Morning News
Rep. Dan Branch would have easily won re-election. But the powerful House member gave up his seat for an unsuccessful run for attorney general. Morgan Meyer beat two candidates in the GOP primary, setting up a general election fight against Democrat ...

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Paxton a 'weak' candidate for Texas AG benefiting from GOP reign, professor says - Washington Examiner

Paxton a 'weak' candidate for Texas AG benefiting from GOP reign, professor says
Washington Examiner
From May 18 to June 30, Paxton raised $882,386.78 and still maintained nearly $386,000 in his war chest, in spite of being caught up in a costly primary runoff battle with state Rep. Dan Branch. From Jan. 1 to June 30, Houston raised more than $169,000 ...

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Spokesman: Trial lawyer Mostyn helped police group because he wanted to try ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Spokesman: Trial lawyer Mostyn helped police group because he wanted to try ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
The omission drew Paxton, a freshman state senator, a fine from the Texas State Securities Board. Three months earlier, the police PAC endorsed Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, Paxton's chief rival for attorney general. In a May 27 runoff, Paxton crushed Branch.

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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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