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Overview

Who & Where

Garnet Coleman

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 175,873 136,034 108,710 111,000
Anglo 20.8% 25.1% 27.9% 28.9%
Hispanic 36.0% 31.2% 18.5% 19.8%
Afr-Am 38.3% 38.2% 48.9% 46.7%
Other 5.7% 6.2%
Asian 4.0% 3.9%

2012 Election Analysis

94,753 Registered Voters
14,729 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
55,699 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 18.9% Barack Obama 79.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 19.6% Paul Sadler 77.5%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 19.4% Dale Henry 76.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 17.6% Michele Petty 78.9%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 18.2% Keith Hampton 79.4%
State Representative Garnet Coleman 92.2%
County Sheriff Louis Guthrie 18.3% Adrian Garcia 79.1%
County Attorney Robert Talton 20.0% Vince Ryan 80.0%
District Attorney Mike Anderson 23.8% Lloyd Oliver 76.2%
Tax Assessor Mike Sullivan 20.3% Ann Bennett 77.1%
County Brd. of Education Mike Wolfe 20.1% Diane Trautman 79.9%

2010 Election Analysis

95,970 Registered Voters
13,510 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
34,607 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 17.8% Bill White 80.7%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 21.6% Linda Chavez-Thompson 75.3%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 23.6% Barbara Radnofsky 74.6%
Comptroller Susan Combs 53.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 21.4% Hector Uribe 76.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 20.7% Hank Gilbert 77.0%
RR Commish David Porter 19.7% Jeff Weems 76.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 20.7% Jim Sharp 77.2%
Supreme Court Paul Green 20.2% Bill Moody 77.8%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 22.4% Blake Bailey 75.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 20.8% Keith Hampton 77.2%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Coleman asks 21CT to reveal its investors; firm says it has none - Chron.com (blog)
Coleman asks 21CT to reveal its investors; firm says it has noneChron.com (blog)Garnet Coleman called on the company to reveal its investors in the interest of transparency. ?I am calling on 21CT CEO Irene Williams to disclose all company investors for full transparency and greater knowledge of those who may be involved in actions ...
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Whitmire calls for health official to resign - Chron.com
Wall Street Journal
Whitmire calls for health official to resignChron.comGarnet Coleman, D-Houston. Janek had not previously disclosed them, even last month when he was asked about his involvement in a nearly two-hour meeting with reporters. In that meeting, Janek said he had been "misled" by his staff about the project.FBI investigating 21CT Medicaid fraud dealKVUEThird health official resigns amid calls for director to step downHouston Chronicle4th Texas health agency official resigns amid contracting scandalAustin American-StatesmanTexas Tribune -Austin Business Journal (blog)all 129 news articles »
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Students now pay public colleges more than states do - Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
Students now pay public colleges more than states doHouston ChronicleGarnet Coleman, a Democrat who represents both schools, said last month. "Those schools in my district lose based on all of the equations that have been presented over the years." The GAO study said that states have seen mixed results when going to a ...and more »
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