HD121

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

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

King of the Hill: Making a Push to Be House Speaker - New York Times

King of the Hill: Making a Push to Be House Speaker
New York Times
The current speaker, Joe Straus, Republican of San Antonio, came into power after only four years in the House by unseating Tom Craddick of Midland, a Republican who is still in the House. Mr. Craddick succeeded a Democrat, Pete Laney of Hale Center, ...

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The Brief: A Home-State Reality Check for Perry - Texas Tribune

Reuters

The Brief: A Home-State Reality Check for Perry
Texas Tribune
While other Republicans in the state were cheering Perry's decision last week, the office of state House Speaker Joe Straus issued a more muted statement saying the chamber will 'consider all options' for paying costs related to the border surge." In ...
DPS, National Guard: Border deployment will not deal with kidsEl Paso Times
Editorial: Guard troops on border not necessaryLas Cruces Sun-News

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Republican Leaders Meet In Dallas, Protesters Rally Outside - KERA News

Republican Leaders Meet In Dallas, Protesters Rally Outside
KERA News
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus welcomed ALEC attendees at today's luncheon. He's glad the non-profit no longer pushes immigrant renter rules. Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus welcoming members of ALEC at the group's 41st annual meeting in ...

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The Brief: July 31, 2014 - Killeen Daily Herald

The Brief: July 31, 2014
Killeen Daily Herald
While other Republicans in the state were cheering Perry's decision last week, the office of state House Speaker Joe Straus issued a more muted statement saying the chamber will 'consider all options' for paying costs related to the border surge." In ...

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Texas Patriots PAC recommends Creighton for Senate District 4 - Your Houston News

Texas Patriots PAC recommends Creighton for Senate District 4
Your Houston News
This was because Creighton joined with all of the House Democrats to elect liberal Joe Straus(R) as House Speaker. Because of Creighton's success in electing Joe Straus as Speaker, this last session resulted in 60% of the bills passed being Democrat ...

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