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Overview

Who & Where

Gary Elkins

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 172,422 121,136 90,985 94,100
Anglo 40.8% 44.7% 55.0% 53.6%
Hispanic 31.9% 28.5% 19.2% 20.0%
Afr-Am 16.2% 15.1% 14.6% 15.8%
Other 11.9% 12.3%
Asian 10.1% 9.8%

2012 Election Analysis

84,191 Registered Voters
14,469 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
55,193 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 58.8% Barack Obama 39.8%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 59.0% Paul Sadler 38.5%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 59.4% Dale Henry 37.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 57.1% Michele Petty 39.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 58.4% Keith Hampton 39.2%
State Representative Gary Elkins 60.4% Paul Morgan 39.6%
County Sheriff Louis Guthrie 54.2% Adrian Garcia 44.2%
County Attorney Robert Talton 58.7% Vince Ryan 41.3%
District Attorney Mike Anderson 61.6% Lloyd Oliver 38.4%
Tax Assessor Mike Sullivan 58.3% Ann Bennett 39.3%
County Brd. of Education Mike Wolfe 58.9% Diane Trautman 41.1%

2010 Election Analysis

82,536 Registered Voters
13,174 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
35,284 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 58.6% Bill White 39.6%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 66.0% Linda Chavez-Thompson 31.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 68.3% Barbara Radnofsky 30.0%
Comptroller Susan Combs 84.2%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 66.6% Hector Uribe 31.0%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 66.1% Hank Gilbert 31.6%
RR Commish David Porter 65.1% Jeff Weems 31.9%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 65.7% Jim Sharp 32.5%
Supreme Court Paul Green 65.6% Bill Moody 32.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 66.7% Blake Bailey 30.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 66.3% Keith Hampton 31.7%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Lawmaker's business accused of ignoring payday lending ordinances - Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle

Lawmaker's business accused of ignoring payday lending ordinances
Houston Chronicle
As a member of the Texas House of Representatives, Houston Republican Gary Elkins helps make laws. As a businessman, he is an owner of a chain of payday lending stores accused of breaking them. Elkins opposed payday lending regulations during the ...

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TEXAS VIEW: Elkins has clear conflict of interest - Odessa American

Chron.com

TEXAS VIEW: Elkins has clear conflict of interest
Odessa American
Anyone with even a tinge of Texas rural knows that foxes occasionally find their way into henhouses, although it's unusual to offer the intruder a key and grant him oversight over the defenseless occupants. For that bit of foolishness, Texans can look ...
Cities and lawmaker at odds over payday lendingmySanAntonio.com
Casey: Lawmaker should pay for lending violationsChron.com

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Elkins' conflict - Chron.com

Elkins' conflict
Chron.com
Gary Elkins, R-Houston, has worked assiduously during the past two legislative sessions to thwart legislation that would regulate payday lending stores. Did we mention that Elkins owns a chain of payday lending stores that's accused of breaking the ...

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