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Who & Where

Helen Giddings

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 174,176 122,353 105,220
Anglo 17.7% 21.6% 27.6%
Hispanic 23.2% 20.0% 10.7%
Afr-Am 58.6% 57.4% 59.7%
Other 1.5% 1.6%
Asian 0.9%

2014 Election Analysis

103,305 Registered Voters
9,742 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
38,419 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 19.7% David Alameel 78.0%
Governor Greg Abbott 18.8% Wendy Davis 80.3%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 19.2% Leticia Van de Putte 78.9%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 18.7% Sam Houston 79.4%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 18.3% Mike Collier 79.7%
Land Commish George P. Bush 19.2% John Cook 78.5%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 18.4% Jim Hogan 79.2%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 18.1% Steve Brown 79.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 18.9% Bill Moody 79.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 19.0% Lawrence Meyers 79.7%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 18.5% Gina Benavides 79.6%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 49.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 18.5% John Granberg 79.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 45.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 48.1%
State Representative Helen Giddings 100.0%

March 4th Democratic Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Helen Giddings 9,061 87.7%
Genevieve Gregory 1,275 12.3%
Total Votes 10,336

2012 Election Analysis

101,117 Registered Voters
8,557 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
66,101 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 17.7% Barack Obama 81.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 18.5% Paul Sadler 79.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 18.1% Dale Henry 79.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 16.7% Michele Petty 81.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 17.5% Keith Hampton 81.0%
State Representative Helen Giddings 93.6%
County Sheriff Kirk Launius 18.3% Lupe Valdez 81.7%
Tax Assessor Andrew Marcontell 16.7% John Ames 83.3%

2010 Election Analysis

96,887 Registered Voters
7,932 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
39,197 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 19.8% Bill White 78.9%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 22.0% Linda Chavez-Thompson 76.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 24.3% Barbara Radnofsky 74.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 59.6%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 21.4% Hector Uribe 77.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 21.1% Hank Gilbert 77.3%
RR Commish David Porter 20.7% Jeff Weems 77.3%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 21.3% Jim Sharp 77.5%
Supreme Court Paul Green 20.9% Bill Moody 77.9%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 21.5% Blake Bailey 77.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 20.8% Keith Hampton 78.1%


2013 Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Jeffers: Lack of Legislature veterans hurt Dallas-area delegation - Dallas Morning News
Jeffers: Lack of Legislature veterans hurt Dallas-area delegationDallas Morning NewsKenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, co-chairman of the Dallas-area delegation. ?We were unified, and we showed our strength.? DeSoto Democrat Helen Giddings, co-chairwoman of the delegation, agreed, adding that overcoming the loss of veteran House members ...
Campus Carry Legislation Headed To Governor Abbott's Desk - CBS Local
CBS Local
Campus Carry Legislation Headed To Governor Abbott's DeskCBS LocalDallas Representative Helen Giddings is one who argued against the bill. She has a question for her fellow lawmakers, ?Universities are telling us that they don't want these guns in laboratories? but they will be able to carry them in some classrooms ...Campus carry bill gets pushed through by GOPSan Angelo Standard TimesLegislature sends $209.4 billion budget to Abbott88.9 KETRall 857 news articles »
Rep. Giddings passes Mortgage Disclosure Bill out of both Houses - Focusdailynews
Rep. Giddings passes Mortgage Disclosure Bill out of both HousesFocusdailynewsDESOTO?Representative Helen Giddings, D-DeSoto, successfully passed House Bill 831 out of the Senate Chamber last week. HB 831 will require a mortgage servicer to disclose basic information to the surviving spouse about the home mortgage held ...

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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