HD124

HD124

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Overview

Who & Where

Ina Minjarez
Rep. José Menéndez departed the House upon being elected to the State Senate, filling the vacated seat of Leticia Van de Putte. Menéndez won in a runoff on February 17, 2015. A special election was held on March 31, which led to a runoff election on April 21 between Ina Minjarez and Delicia Herrera. Minjarez won with 54.9% to complete the remainder of Menéndez's term.

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 174,795 120,503 105,160
Anglo 19.9% 22.9% 24.0%
Hispanic 69.6% 66.0% 64.1%
Afr-Am 8.6% 8.4% 8.5%
Other 3.1% 3.4%
Asian 1.8%

2015 Election Analysis

April 21st Special Runoff Election

Candidate Votes  %
Delicia Herrera 1,090 45.0%
Ina Minjarez 1,331 55.0%
Total Votes 2,421



March 31st Runoff Election

Candidate Votes  %
Nathan Alonzo 467 23.8%
Delicia Herrera 555 28.3%
Ina Minjarez 828 42.2%
David L. Rosa 111 5.7%
Total Votes 1,961

2014 Election Analysis

90,889 Registered Voters
51,397 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
24,093 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 44.9% David Alameel 50.3%
Governor Greg Abbott 41.2% Wendy Davis 56.5%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 38.0% Leticia Van de Putte 59.4%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 40.9% Sam Houston 54.8%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 39.9% Mike Collier 55.2%
Land Commish George P. Bush 43.2% John Cook 51.6%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 39.6% Jim Hogan 54.5%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 38.5% Steve Brown 54.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 41.5% Bill Moody 55.2%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 42.4% Lawrence Meyers 53.9%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 38.8% Gina Benavides 57.7%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 66.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 42.1% John Granberg 53.9%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 61.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 65.2%
State Representative Jose Menendez 100.0%

2012 Election Analysis

83,185 Registered Voters
46,191 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
46,015 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 37.6% Barack Obama 60.8%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 37.6% Paul Sadler 59.1%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 37.3% Dale Henry 58.1%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 34.2% Michele Petty 62.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 38.3% Keith Hampton 58.9%
State Representative Jose Menendez 84.9%

2010 Election Analysis

85,014 Registered Voters
45,747 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
23,599 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 40.0% Bill White 56.8%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 44.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 51.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 51.0% Barbara Radnofsky 46.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 74.3%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 43.6% Hector Uribe 53.4%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 44.1% Hank Gilbert 52.0%
RR Commish David Porter 43.5% Jeff Weems 51.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 44.8% Jim Sharp 52.3%
Supreme Court Paul Green 44.1% Bill Moody 52.7%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 47.9% Blake Bailey 48.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 44.6% Keith Hampton 52.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Four File For José Menéndez's Texas House Seat - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Four File For José Menéndez's Texas House SeatTexas TribuneFour Democrats officially are in the running for Texas House District 124, the Bexar County seat that opened up with José Menéndez's promotion last month to the upper chamber. Candidates for the March 31 special election to replace the San Antonio ...Rosa is a man without a party in District 124San Antonio Express-News4 candidates vie for District 124 seatKSAT San AntonioCandidate Names for House District 124 Special Election Released by Secretary ...Texas Public Radioall 6 news articles »
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Texas law criminalizing upskirt photos takes immediate effect - KSAT San Antonio
KSAT San Antonio
Texas law criminalizing upskirt photos takes immediate effectKSAT San AntonioThe previous law also stipulated that the banned images needed to be taken for sexual gratification. State Bill 1317, authored by state Sen. Jose Menendez, D-Dist. 26, excluded the portion of the previous bill that attempted to define that state of ...
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Texas lawmakers react to gay marriage ruling - mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Texas lawmakers react to gay marriage rulingmySanAntonio.com (blog)AUSTIN - State lawmakers took to social media moments after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide on Friday. San Antonio democrat lawmakers, including Sen. Jose Menendez, Rep. Ina Minjarez and Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer ...and more »
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