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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

Setting the Record Straight on Joe Straus - Texas GOP Vote

Texas Tribune

Setting the Record Straight on Joe Straus
Texas GOP Vote
Another hugely successful season for Republicans is behind us, which gives us plenty of reasons to unite to accomplish even more. Unfortunately, a coordinated, professional smear machine is having none of it, and another faux Speaker's race has begun.
Last Contested Vote for Texas House Speaker Was in 1975Texas Tribune
Smith County GOP backs plan to oppose Straus as House SpeakerTyler Morning Telegraph
Stop denying Straus' pro-life credentialsTribTalk
Radio NB
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Conservatives demand vote on House speakership as Straus gathers tea party ... - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News

Conservatives demand vote on House speakership as Straus gathers tea party ...
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN ? House Speaker Joe Straus picked up the support of key North Texas tea party lawmakers this week, making his re-election to the post appear inevitable. But there still should be a public vote on the matter in January, a campaign consultant to ...
Anti-Straus groups promise to hold reps accountable for speaker votesHouston Chronicle
The Brief: Straus Allies Claim No Contest in Speaker RaceTexas Tribune
House Republicans aim to tamp down talk of Straus challengeChron.com (blog)
Texas Public Radio -MyHighPlains -Breitbart News
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National Pro-Life Groups Denounce NARAL-Favored Joe Straus for Texas ... - Breitbart News

Breitbart News

National Pro-Life Groups Denounce NARAL-Favored Joe Straus for Texas ...
Breitbart News
National pro-life groups are denouncing support shown for the re-election of current Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (R), who is favored by the abortion rights lobbying organization, National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL). As Breitbart Texas' ...
As Straus penetrates red zone, not all of the defense plays nastyDallas Morning News (blog)
Turner stands by floor vote as Straus sews up speaker's raceChron.com (blog)
Austin Takes the Far Right in ModerationNew York Times
Longview News-Journal -Amarillo.com (blog)
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New Pledges Likely to Keep Straus in Speaker Post - Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune

New Pledges Likely to Keep Straus in Speaker Post
Texas Tribune
A dozen more House Republicans publicly pledged their support to Speaker Joe Straus on Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of members expected to back him above the 76 votes he needs to be elected for a fourth term as speaker. State Rep.
Editorial: House should return Straus as speakerDallas Morning News
San Antonio Chamber to Host Speaker Joe Straus for LuncheonPR Web (press release)
Straus: 'I'll leave threats, intimidation to others'Chron.com (blog)
San Antonio Express-News
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