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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

110,413 Registered Voters
9,989 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
42,695 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 61.4% David Alameel 34.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 56.3% Wendy Davis 42.4%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 52.7% Leticia Van de Putte 44.1%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 55.1% Sam Houston 41.7%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 56.7% Mike Collier 39.5%
Land Commish George P. Bush 62.2% John Cook 34.0%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 59.8% Jim Hogan 35.7%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 59.4% Steve Brown 35.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 61.0% Bill Moody 36.1%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 60.2% Lawrence Meyers 36.7%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 59.1% Gina Benavides 37.4%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 77.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 60.1% John Granberg 36.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 75.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 77.0%
State Representative Morgan Meyer 60.7% Leigh Bailey 39.3%

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

Effort to give DISD option of November trustee elections fails - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Effort to give DISD option of November trustee elections failsDallas Morning News (blog)An amendment by Rep. Morgan Meyer, R-Dallas, to provide that flexibility was stripped in conference committee from a broader bill about election dates. He had pitched the idea to boost voter turnout by giving DISD the option of linking its elections to ...
House gives final OK to ethics bill, setting up fight with Senate - Chron.com
CBS News
House gives final OK to ethics bill, setting up fight with SenateChron.comOn Wednesday, state Rep. Morgan Meyer, R-Dallas, successfully scrubbed the consent requirement from the bill with an amendment that passed overwhelmingly. Meyer said his change would allow for anybody to be recorded in the Capitol without consent, ...House Passes Ethics Bill; Senate Showdown LikelyTexas TribuneHouse gives approval to ethics billDallas Morning News (blog)all 827 news articles »
House votes to rate schools with letter grades of A through F - Dallas Morning News
House votes to rate schools with letter grades of A through FDallas Morning NewsWhen the bill came up for initial debate Thursday, Democrats and some Republicans sought to strip the use of letter grades from the measure. But their amendments were voted down each time. Among those arguing for the measure was Rep. Morgan Meyer ...and more »

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

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