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Overview

Who & Where

Sylvester Turner On May 31, 2015, Representative Turner announced his retirement from the House.

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 175,733 123,875 96,835 97,825
Anglo 13.9% 17.1% 23.0% 22.7%
Hispanic 39.9% 35.8% 20.2% 21.0%
Afr-Am 41.8% 42.1% 51.3% 51.0%
Other 5.3% 5.8%
Asian 4.8% 4.5%

2014 Election Analysis

91,426 Registered Voters
17,134 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
28,474 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 27.4% David Alameel 69.4%
Governor Greg Abbott 25.2% Wendy Davis 73.7%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 25.1% Leticia Van de Putte 72.6%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 25.5% Sam Houston 72.3%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 25.0% Mike Collier 72.7%
Land Commish George P. Bush 26.6% John Cook 70.8%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 25.5% Jim Hogan 71.5%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 25.3% Steve Brown 71.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 26.2% Bill Moody 72.2%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 26.5% Lawrence Meyers 71.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 25.2% Gina Benavides 72.7%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 61.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 25.9% John Granberg 72.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 57.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 59.5%
State Representative Sylvester Turner 100.0%

2012 Election Analysis

87,608 Registered Voters
15,165 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
52,269 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 23.6% Barack Obama 75.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 24.3% Paul Sadler 73.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 23.7% Dale Henry 73.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 22.3% Michele Petty 75.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 22.9% Keith Hampton 75.6%
State Representative Sam Brocato 22.9% Sylvester Turner 77.1%
County Sheriff Louis Guthrie 20.7% Adrian Garcia 77.7%
County Attorney Robert Talton 22.7% Vince Ryan 77.3%
District Attorney Mike Anderson 25.3% Lloyd Oliver 74.7%
Tax Assessor Mike Sullivan 22.9% Ann Bennett 75.4%
County Brd. of Education Mike Wolfe 22.8% Diane Trautman 77.2%

2010 Election Analysis

87,660 Registered Voters
13,386 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
32,259 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 24.5% Bill White 74.4%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 28.4% Linda Chavez-Thompson 69.6%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 30.9% Barbara Radnofsky 68.0%
Comptroller Susan Combs 67.4%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 28.2% Hector Uribe 70.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 27.7% Hank Gilbert 70.7%
RR Commish David Porter 26.9% Jeff Weems 70.9%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 27.4% Jim Sharp 71.3%
Supreme Court Paul Green 27.5% Bill Moody 71.2%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 28.9% Blake Bailey 69.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 27.6% Keith Hampton 71.1%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Exclusive poll: Turner, Garcia lead pack in race for mayor - KHOU
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Exclusive poll: Turner, Garcia lead pack in race for mayorKHOUHOUSTON - Sylvester Turner and Adrian Garcia have emerged as the clear front-runners in the first independent poll before the election that will determine Houston's next mayor. The KHOU ? Houston Public Media Poll indicates a clear divide between two ...
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Houston mayor's race: Older, white voters may hold keys to victory - KHOU
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Houston mayor's race: Older, white voters may hold keys to victoryKHOUHOUSTON - Sylvester Turner and Adrian Garcia are the front-runners in the race for Houston mayor, so what happens if they face each other in a runoff? Nobody knows for sure, but one of the more interesting dynamics in the race is the possibility that ...Turner and Garcia lead early Mayoral pollChron.com (blog)all 2 news articles »
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Low-income Texans expected to receive $50 electric bill discounts - mySanAntonio.com (blog)
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Low-income Texans expected to receive $50 electric bill discountsmySanAntonio.com (blog)Sylvester Turner, a Houston Democrat ? make the discounts possible. The legislative action also ensures than a quarter billion dollars already collected for the low-income discounts is not diverted elsewhere. The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, ...and more »
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