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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%

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

Joe Straus Creates Committee To Review Texas Economic Development Projects - Texas GOP Vote

Texas GOP Vote

Joe Straus Creates Committee To Review Texas Economic Development Projects
Texas GOP Vote
On Friday, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus created the Select Committee on Economic Development Incentives, which will assess the economic benefit provided by state and local incentive programs and make recommendations to make those programs ...

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UPDATED: Wallace Hall impeachment probe cost $500K - Chron.com (blog)

Chron.com (blog)

UPDATED: Wallace Hall impeachment probe cost $500K
Chron.com (blog)
AUSTIN ? A House investigation into the actions of University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall will cost taxpayers $500,000, representatives in the office of House Speaker Joe Straus told the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday. Houston attorney Rusty ...
Cost Of UT Regent Inquiry Almost $600000News 92 FM

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Texas Hoping National & State Guard Troops Will Choose To Go To Border - CBS Local

Texas Hoping National & State Guard Troops Will Choose To Go To Border
CBS Local
Major General Nichols says they first discussed a possible deployment last month, after Governor Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus ordered the Department of Public Safety to begin surge operations to secure the border.

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Report: Texas abortion rate dropped 13 percent under new restrictions - Chron.com

Report: Texas abortion rate dropped 13 percent under new restrictions
Chron.com
Speaker of the House Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, strikes the gavel after a provisional vote on HB 2, an abortion bill approving tough new abortion restrictions, passed Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in Austin, Texas. A final, formal vote is scheduled for Wednesday.

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Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1000 National Guard To Border - CBS Local

Voice of America

Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1000 National Guard To Border
CBS Local
Last month, Governor Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus ordered the Department of Public Safety to spend $1.3 million each week to conduct border surge operations around the clock until the end of the year. It's called ...
Perry to deploy National Guard to Mexican borderAustin American-Statesman
Editorial: Perry's grandstanding hurts borderFarmington Daily Times
Perry's Guard plan meets with shrugs from border officialsHouston Chronicle
WXPR -MarketWatch (blog) -Monitor
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