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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%

2014 Election Analysis

91,373 Registered Voters
16,767 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
30,274 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 63.5% David Alameel 32.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 61.3% Wendy Davis 37.2%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 60.9% Leticia Van de Putte 36.2%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 61.8% Sam Houston 35.7%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 61.5% Mike Collier 35.7%
Land Commish George P. Bush 63.2% John Cook 33.7%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 62.0% Jim Hogan 34.4%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 62.0% Steve Brown 34.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 62.9% Bill Moody 34.7%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 63.4% Lawrence Meyers 34.2%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 61.7% Gina Benavides 35.5%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 81.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 62.9% John Granberg 34.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 79.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 80.8%
State Representative Gary Elkins 65.9% Moiz Abbas 34.1%

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

Red light camera ban fails to pass - LubbockOnline.com
Red light camera ban fails to passLubbockOnline.comGary Elkins said after the 13-member panel killed Senate Bill 714, the last of several measures ? including his own House Bill 1131 ? seeking to outlaw the use of red light cameras in Texas. ?I wish we had the chance and the opportunity to get that ...and more »
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Red-light-camera ban likely at end of road in Legislature - Dallas Morning News
Dallas Morning News
Red-light-camera ban likely at end of road in LegislatureDallas Morning NewsRed-light cameras have caused controversy since their inception in Texas in 2003. The devices ... Gary Elkins, long a critic of the cameras, decided to wait this year on the Senate, rather than needlessly put the House through another heated debate ...Bill that would ban use of red light cameras in Texas fails in HouseKLTVall 812 news articles »
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The Complicated Politics of Red Light Cameras - Big Country Homepage
Big Country Homepage
The Complicated Politics of Red Light CamerasBig Country HomepageGreg Abbott signs a red light camera ban that includes a grandfather clause, many Texas cities would hurriedly extend their contracts before the bill becomes law, ensuring that their red light camera systems could continue operating for decades. Some ...and more »
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