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Overview

Who & Where

Philip Cortez

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 168,692 117,126 95,140
Anglo 27.6% 31.6% 32.9%
Hispanic 63.2% 58.8% 57.6%
Afr-Am 7.0% 6.8% 6.4%
Other 3.1% 3.4%
Asian 1.6%

2014 Election Analysis

87,991 Registered Voters
44,674 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
24,975 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 54.8% David Alameel 41.1%
Governor Greg Abbott 51.5% Wendy Davis 46.6%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 48.8% Leticia Van de Putte 48.9%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 51.4% Sam Houston 44.8%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 50.2% Mike Collier 45.1%
Land Commish George P. Bush 53.6% John Cook 41.7%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 50.2% Jim Hogan 44.4%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 49.0% Steve Brown 44.1%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 52.1% Bill Moody 44.9%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 52.7% Lawrence Meyers 44.0%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 49.5% Gina Benavides 47.1%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 73.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 52.7% John Granberg 43.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 69.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 72.7%
State Representative Rick Galindo 52.7% Philip Cortez 47.3%


March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Rick Galindo 2,376 64.6%
John Garza 1,300 35.4%
Total Votes 3,676

2012 Election Analysis

74,244 Registered Voters
37,994 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
43,302 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 46.7% Barack Obama 51.8%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 46.5% Paul Sadler 50.5%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 46.4% Dale Henry 49.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 43.5% Michele Petty 52.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 47.2% Keith Hampton 50.0%
State Representative John Garza 46.2% Philip Cortez 53.8%

July 31st Democratic Primary Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Philip Cortez 1,800 57.0%
Tina Torres 1,360 43.0%
Total Votes 3,160


May 29th Democratic Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Philip Cortez 1,343 35.1%
Ken Mireles 1,185 30.9%
Tina Torres 1,302 34.0%
Total Votes 3,830

2010 Election Analysis

70,839 Registered Voters
35,981 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
21,361 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 49.1% Bill White 48.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 54.1% Linda Chavez-Thompson 42.2%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 59.1% Barbara Radnofsky 38.5%
Comptroller Susan Combs 79.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 53.2% Hector Uribe 43.7%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 53.3% Hank Gilbert 42.6%
RR Commish David Porter 52.6% Jeff Weems 42.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 54.0% Jim Sharp 42.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 53.4% Bill Moody 43.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 56.2% Blake Bailey 39.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 53.8% Keith Hampton 42.8%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

House pulls back on plans to curb costs in veterans' program - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
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House pulls back on plans to curb costs in veterans' programSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)Rick Galindo, D-San Antonio, wrote a message on Twitter calling it a ?Memorial Day Miracle for our veterans.? In an interview, Galindo said the delegation from San Antonio worked especially hard to oppose the bill, in part because that city, known as ...GOP retreats on program for veterans and childrenmySanAntonio.com (blog)all 73 news articles »
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House Republicans Fail to Move Up Controversial Bills - MyHighPlains
MyHighPlains
House Republicans Fail to Move Up Controversial BillsMyHighPlainsRick Galindo of San Antonio and Sarah Davis of West University Place, voted against the calendar switch-up, while one Democrat, Rep. Garnet Coleman of Houston, voted for it. On the House schedule Tuesday are bills affecting abortion, ethics and guns on ...and more »
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Campus carry, abortion bills in race against midnight deadline - Chron.com
CBS News
Campus carry, abortion bills in race against midnight deadlineChron.com"I see no reason now to change that process in the last minute." Several Republicans, including Reps. Sarah Davis of Houston and Rick Galindo of San Antonio, joined Democrats to vote against the move. State. Rep. Garnett Coleman, D-Houston, voted with ...Democrats seek to run out the clock on legislationSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)Campus carry, anti-abortion measure facing midnight deadline in Texas HousemySanAntonio.com (blog)all 827 news articles »
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