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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%


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 Signs Online Solicitation Measure Into Law - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Abbott Signs Online Solicitation Measure Into LawTexas TribuneTony Dale, R-Cedar Park, changes the definition of a minor protected by online solicitation law to anyone younger than 17, rather than anyone who "represents himself or herself to be" younger than that age. The measure also drops certain defenses that ...New online solicitation law protects kids from Web predatorsKXAN.comAbbott signs bill to criminalize sexually explicit conversations with children ...Chron.comall 7 news articles »
Rep. Dale Legislative Update ? May 2015 - Texas Insider
Rep. Dale Legislative Update ? May 2015Texas Insidertony-dale Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas ? With just 14 days left in the session there is unfinished business, but much progress has been made. So far we've approved a balanced and disciplined budget focused on education and transportation. We've ...
Tracking Texas Politics: May 13, 2015 - KXAN.com
Tracking Texas Politics: May 13, 2015KXAN.comThe first by Cedar Park Republican Tony Dale would grant the Texas Purple Heart Medal to victims of the Fort Hood shooting on November 5, 2009. The other one by Rep. Dale would make it easier for a peace officer to get a CHL. Currently, they have to go ...and more »
Bill to require single-district voting for PEC board of directors stalls - Community Impact Newspaper
Community Impact Newspaper
Bill to require single-district voting for PEC board of directors stallsCommunity Impact NewspaperThe PEC holds at-large elections in which any co-op member can vote for any director candidate. The PEC provides power in seven Texas districts, including in Cedar Park and Leander. Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, filed the bill March 12. ?[With the PEC] ...
With Deadline Looming, Democrats Drag Their Feet - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
With Deadline Looming, Democrats Drag Their FeetTexas TribuneThat's only allowed in the Texas Senate. House members, meanwhile, can hog the ... Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, explained the tradition on his Twitter account: ?Chub: verb, to kill a bill or slow debate by talking.? He posted a picture of Canales allegedly ...and more »


House Districts

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