HD136

HD136

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Overview

Who & Where

Anthony Dale

District Outlook
HD136 was ultimately created as a new, potentially safe Republican district in fast-growing Williamson County, north of Austin. During redistricting, it was evident that a new district would be created in Williamson County, but the point of contention centered on which district to re-locate from Harris County, due to that county being awarded one less district than the 2001 map. Initial efforts had been to relocate HD149 in Williamson, pitting two Democrats - Hubert Vo and Scott Hochberg - against one another. By the time Plan H283 made it out of federal court, however, incumbent Beverly Woolley had stated her intention to retire from the House. This allowed, in the eyes of the federal court, an easier opportunity to relocate Woolley's HD136 to Williamson and recognize the Section 2 issues of the Voting Rights Act to allow for distinct districts for Vo and Hochberg in Harris County.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 164,376 116,361 101,490 106,120
Anglo 66.7% 69.8% 74.0% 73.8%
Hispanic 18.5% 16.3% 14.8% 14.5%
Afr-Am 5.7% 5.1% 5.1% 5.5%
Other 9.6% 9.1%
Asian 4.6% 4.7%

2014 Election Analysis

107,809 Registered Voters
12,114 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
39,374 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 55.4% David Alameel 37.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 53.2% Wendy Davis 43.6%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 52.5% Leticia Van de Putte 41.5%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 52.3% Sam Houston 40.9%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 52.5% Mike Collier 40.1%
Land Commish George P. Bush 54.1% John Cook 38.7%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 52.3% Jim Hogan 39.4%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 51.9% Steve Brown 39.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 53.5% Bill Moody 40.4%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 53.7% Lawrence Meyers 39.7%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 52.6% Gina Benavides 40.6%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 66.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 53.3% John Granberg 40.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 65.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 66.3%
State Representative Tony Dale 54.2% John H. Bucy, III 41.1%

2010 Election Analysis

95,030 Registered Voters
9,804 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
37,130 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 55.3% Bill White 39.7%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 60.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 32.6%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 64.0% Barbara Radnofsky 31.1%
Comptroller Susan Combs 76.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 60.4% Hector Uribe 33.6%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 59.3% Hank Gilbert 33.9%
RR Commish David Porter 57.3% Jeff Weems 34.3%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 58.5% Jim Sharp 35.4%
Supreme Court Paul Green 58.3% Bill Moody 35.2%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 58.8% Blake Bailey 33.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 58.8% Keith Hampton 35.0%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

With the announced retirement of Beverly Woolley, the federal court opted to combine the core of the existing HD136 with the northern portion of HD133. The court's version of HD136 is now situated further westward, outside of and bordering Harris County. It would be an open seat. The partial agreement plan (H303) between the State of Texas and MALDEF would effectively place the core of HD136 into a newly formed HD133 and the numerical designation would transfer to what is effectively the current HD149.

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Abbott wields veto pen to trim nearly $300 million from Texas budget - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Abbott wields veto pen to trim nearly $300 million from Texas budgetDallas Morning News (blog)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, looks over towards Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, far left, after asking for the date, before signing House Bill 32, franchise tax cut, during a bill signing ceremony held at Advance Micro Devices in Austin, Texas, on ...and more »
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Abbott angling to rob New England of corporate HQs, jobs - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Abbott angling to rob New England of corporate HQs, jobsDallas Morning News (blog)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, looks over towards Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, far left, after asking for the date, before signing House Bill 32, franchise tax cut, during a bill signing ceremony held at Advance Micro Devices in Austin, Texas, on ...and more »
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Abbott: Tax cuts now are in effect in the state of Texas - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Abbott: Tax cuts now are in effect in the state of TexasSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, looks over towards Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, far left, after asking for the date, before signing House Bill 32, franchise tax cut, during a bill signing ceremony held at Advance Micro Devices in Austin, Texas, on ...Abbott signs business tax break billKVUEall 81 news articles »
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Abbott's gun worship is tragic; in open carry crime, who pays? - Austin American-Statesman
Austin American-Statesman
Abbott's gun worship is tragic; in open carry crime, who pays?Austin American-StatesmanOur governor is already successfully making Texas appear as loony as possible. Protest ... Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, far left, after asking for the date, before signing House Bill 32 during a bill signing ceremony held at Advance Micro Devices on Monday.
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Governor Abbott gets briefing on tropical system - MyFox Austin
MyFox Austin
Governor Abbott gets briefing on tropical systemMyFox Austin"This is not our first Rodeo, Texas has been down this pathway before and we will be prepared." Before this wet weather pattern arrived, state officials were actually more focused on the fire threat. The Bastrop Complex Fire, in 2011, set the tone. It ...and more »
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