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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

It's Not Rocket Science - FWWeekly

FWWeekly

It's Not Rocket Science
FWWeekly
Meanwhile, the investigation continues by a special Texas House select committee on agency transparency, appointed by Speaker Joe Straus to see whether Regent Hall's demands for a huge number of UT e-mail communications was a ?get-Powers? witch ...
Admiral McRaven to Become UT Chancellor: Man who masterminded Bin Laden ...Austin Chronicle
UPDATED: Bill McRaven to head UT SystemDallas Morning News (blog)
McRaven Named Sole Finalist for UT System ChancellorMyHighPlains
Houston Chronicle
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UT System regents choose Adm. William McRaven as chancellor - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News

UT System regents choose Adm. William McRaven as chancellor
Dallas Morning News
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, who launched the impeachment investigation against Hall, applauded the board for its successful search. ?The Texas House hopes to work with [McRaven] and the UT board to put a renewed focus on serving ...

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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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Time for an overhaul, possible elimination, of state business - Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle

Time for an overhaul, possible elimination, of state business
Houston Chronicle
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has answered tea party calls to end cronyism by appointing a Select House Committee on Economic Development Incentives. Chairwoman Angie Chen Button, R-Richardson, has scheduled six hearings through November ...

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DPS, National Guard: Border deployment will not deal with kids - El Paso Times

Reuters

DPS, National Guard: Border deployment will not deal with kids
El Paso Times
Rick Perry last week ordered up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border for an open-ended commitment that is estimated to cost $12 million a month. It comes after he, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, last month ...
Texas law enforcement did not ask Perry for National Guard deployment ...Houston Chronicle
Editorial: Guard troops on border not necessaryLas Cruces Sun-News

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