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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%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Straus says talks on tax-cut and end of session mega deal are ?on track? - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Straus says talks on tax-cut and end of session mega deal are ?on track?Dallas Morning News (blog)Texas Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick, left, congratulates Speaker of the House Joe Straus, right, next to Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht after Straus was sworn in during the 84th Texas Legislature session, Tuesday, January 13, 2015, in ...
Texas Union Showdown - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
Texas Union ShowdownWall Street JournalThe fate of the measure is now in the hands of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, who can refer the bill either to a committee that passes it, or one that buries it. Texas has been a right-to-work state since 1947. But while public unions are a smaller ...
With rare boost from Straus, House advances cuts in sales, business taxes - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
With rare boost from Straus, House advances cuts in sales, business taxesDallas Morning News (blog)With an unusual display of support from Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, they successfully defended their alternative. The leaders want to sink all $2.56 billion of their relief in across-the-board cuts of 25 percent in rates paid by most businesses.The Brief: Impasse on Tax Cuts Persists on Eve of House DebateTexas TribuneHouse gives final okay to $4.9 billion tax-cut packagemySanAntonio.comTexas House sends tax cut package to leery SenateAustin American-StatesmanHouston Chronicle -Amarillo.com -WFAAall 150 news articles »
Fall vote on tax break called feasible - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Fall vote on tax break called feasibleSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio. County tax assessor-collector offices typically mail tax notices on or about Oct. 1, Hegar wrote. Under the legislation, tax notices that go out before the November election would assume the tax ...Comptroller blesses timing of tax-break electionmySanAntonio.com (blog)Election for property tax relief still possibleHouston Chronicle (subscription)all 5 news articles »


House Districts

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