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HD121

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Overview

Who & Where

Joe Straus

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 174,867 133,224 121,210
Anglo 55.1% 58.8% 63.3%
Hispanic 34.6% 31.4% 28.5%
Afr-Am 6.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Other 4.3% 4.1%
Asian 1.9%

2014 Election Analysis

114,377 Registered Voters
26,875 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
46,620 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 66.5% David Alameel 29.5%
Governor Greg Abbott 60.8% Wendy Davis 37.5%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 56.9% Leticia Van de Putte 40.7%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 60.7% Sam Houston 35.8%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 60.6% Mike Collier 35.1%
Land Commish George P. Bush 65.4% John Cook 30.1%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 61.4% Jim Hogan 33.2%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 59.5% Steve Brown 34.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 65.0% Bill Moody 32.1%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 65.0% Lawrence Meyers 31.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 60.5% Gina Benavides 36.0%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 77.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 65.7% John Granberg 30.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 75.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 76.9%
State Representative Joe Straus 82.1%


March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Matt Beebe 5,846 38.8%
Joe Straus 9,226 61.2%
Total Votes 15,072

2012 Election Analysis

108,429 Registered Voters
24,094 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
73,579 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 60.7% Barack Obama 37.5%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 59.6% Paul Sadler 37.1%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 61.4% Dale Henry 33.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 58.4% Michele Petty 37.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 60.2% Keith Hampton 36.5%
State Representative Joe Straus 80.2%

2010 Election Analysis

111,225 Registered Voters
23,428 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
48,188 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 59.2% Bill White 37.7%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 67.4% Linda Chavez-Thompson 29.0%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 71.1% Barbara Radnofsky 26.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 67.5% Hector Uribe 29.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 66.7% Hank Gilbert 29.6%
RR Commish David Porter 63.5% Jeff Weems 31.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 66.4% Jim Sharp 30.4%
Supreme Court Paul Green 67.2% Bill Moody 29.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 67.7% Blake Bailey 28.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 67.0% Keith Hampton 29.8%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Attempt to break into Joe Straus' home may have preceded Capitol car fire - Austin American-Statesman
Austin American-Statesman
Attempt to break into Joe Straus' home may have preceded Capitol car fireAustin American-StatesmanAttempt to break into Joe Straus' home may have preceded Capitol car fire. 1:19 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 | Filed in: News. Comments 3. ?. MyStatesman · Get complete, in-depth analysis and more with our interactives. Access to MyStatesman included for ...Source: Man Linked to Car Fire Tried to Break into Joe Straus' OfficeKCEN-TVCapitol car fire possibly tied to suspicious activity at Speaker Straus' officeKXAN.comall 101 news articles »
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Former Aide To Pres. George H.W. Bush Is Looking To Unseat Joe Straus - Texas Public Radio
Texas Public Radio
Former Aide To Pres. George H.W. Bush Is Looking To Unseat Joe StrausTexas Public RadioBefore state representatives could choose Joe Straus to become the Speaker of the Texas House, he had to be elected in the San Antonio district where he lives. He's now represented House District 121, that stretches from Alamo Heights north towards ...Straus says no to tolls on 281San Antonio Express-News (subscription)all 4 news articles »
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State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione's Support for Joe Straus Sparks Backlash - The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer
State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione's Support for Joe Straus Sparks BacklashThe Texas ObserverJulie McCarty?mother, Christian and First Citizen of the Northeast Tarrant Tea Party (NETTP)?is not a woman who suffers fools gladly, and state Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-Southlake) should have known that. McCarty's grassroots warriors are some of ...
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TX House Speaker Straus Promotes Jeb Bush At Austin Speaking Engagement - CBS Local
CBS Local
TX House Speaker Straus Promotes Jeb Bush At Austin Speaking EngagementCBS LocalAUSTIN (1080 KRLD) ? Texas House Speaker Joe Straus gave various clues to who he's endorsing to be the next President of the United States. During the Q&A portion of his keynote speech at the Governing Texas Leadership forum Straus was asked what ...
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Empower Texans' Ken Paxton Conspiracy Theory Involves Republican Infighting ... - Houston Press
Houston Press
Empower Texans' Ken Paxton Conspiracy Theory Involves Republican Infighting ...Houston PressAn ally of House Speaker Joe Straus, Cook chaired the powerful House Committee on State Affairs and angered hardline conservatives by compromising with Democrats and moderate Republicans to keep anti-abortion, anti-immigrant, and anti-union ...and more »
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