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Who & Where

Joe Deshotel

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 161,930 122,897 113,930
Anglo 29.4% 33.2% 38.8%
Hispanic 17.6% 15.7% 8.4%
Afr-Am 49.4% 47.3% 49.6%
Other 4.1% 4.2%
Asian 2.2%

2012 Election Analysis

87,194 Registered Voters
4,955 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
53,474 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 32.6% Barack Obama 66.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 32.6% Paul Sadler 66.4%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 31.0% Dale Henry 67.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 30.0% Michele Petty 68.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 30.8% Keith Hampton 67.9%
State Representative Joe Deshotel 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

89,954 Registered Voters
4,693 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
31,956 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 39.0% Bill White 60.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 41.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 56.8%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 43.1% Barbara Radnofsky 55.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 81.3%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 41.8% Hector Uribe 56.8%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 41.2% Hank Gilbert 57.4%
RR Commish David Porter 40.2% Jeff Weems 57.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 39.6% Jim Sharp 59.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 39.6% Bill Moody 58.2%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 40.1% Blake Bailey 58.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 40.5% Keith Hampton 58.2%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

EDITORIAL: Area reps should unite on key goals in Legislature - Beaumont Enterprise
EDITORIAL: Area reps should unite on key goals in LegislatureBeaumont EnterpriseReturning in the House will be Joe Deshotel, the area's only Democrat, representing District 22 (part of Jefferson County). James White is back in District 12 (Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk and Tyler counties). Dade Phelan succeeds Alan Ritter in ...
Beaumont's Phelan ready to take place in Texas House - Beaumont Enterprise
Beaumont Enterprise
Beaumont's Phelan ready to take place in Texas HouseBeaumont EnterprisePhelan won his primary and the general election with ease. Along with all the other state representatives, Phelan will be sworn in at noon, Jan. 13 in the House chamber. State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont, went into the Legislature the same year as ...
US Economy Surges While Texas Braces For Tough 2015 - Gilmer Mirror
US Economy Surges While Texas Braces For Tough 2015Gilmer MirrorThe US economy grew at an amazing 5% rate in the 3rd quarter, an 11-year high, while the Dow and S&P 500 hit all-time highs (thanks Obama!), so why are some experts talking about a possible recession in Texas? That's because Texas is facing a double ...and more »


House Districts

District HD1, HD2, HD3, HD4, HD5, HD6, HD7, HD8, HD9, HD10, HD11, HD12, HD13, HD14, HD15, HD16, HD17, HD18, HD19, HD20, HD21, HD22, HD23, HD24, HD25, HD26, HD27, HD28, HD29, HD30, HD31, HD32, HD33, HD34, HD35, HD36, HD37, HD38, HD39, HD40, HD41, HD42, HD43, HD44, HD45, HD46, HD47, HD48, HD49, HD50, HD51, HD52, HD53, HD54, HD55, HD56, HD57, HD58, HD59, HD60, HD61, HD62, HD63, HD64, HD65, HD66, HD67, HD68, HD69, HD70, HD71, HD72, HD73, HD74, HD75, HD76, HD77, HD78, HD79, HD80, HD81, HD82, HD83, HD84, HD85, HD86, HD87, HD88, HD89, HD90, HD91, HD92, HD93, HD94, HD95, HD96, HD97, HD98, HD99, HD100, HD101, HD102, HD103, HD104, HD105, HD106, HD107, HD108, HD109, HD110, HD111, HD112, HD113, HD114, HD115, HD116, HD117, HD118, HD119, HD120, HD121, HD122, HD123, HD124, HD125, HD126, HD127, HD128, HD129, HD130, HD131, HD132, HD133, HD134, HD135, HD136, HD137, HD138, HD139, HD140, HD141, HD142, HD143, HD144, HD145, HD146, HD147, HD148, HD149, HD150