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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%

2014 Election Analysis

89,504 Registered Voters
5,573 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
32,059 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 35.3% David Alameel 62.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 34.6% Wendy Davis 64.5%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 34.1% Leticia Van de Putte 64.4%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 33.5% Sam Houston 65.3%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 33.0% Mike Collier 65.3%
Land Commish George P. Bush 34.6% John Cook 63.8%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 33.0% Jim Hogan 65.2%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 33.4% Steve Brown 64.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 32.9% Bill Moody 64.4%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 34.0% Lawrence Meyers 64.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 33.4% Gina Benavides 65.1%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 74.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 33.8% John Granberg 64.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 72.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 74.1%
State Representative Joe Deshotel 100.0%

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

It's a wrap. 84th legislative session ended Monday - The Port Arthur News
It's a wrap. 84th legislative session ended MondayThe Port Arthur NewsThe session seemed to go by quickly without the turmoil that has marked previous ones, District 3 Representative Joe Deshotel, R-Beaumont, said. ?We thought there would be turmoil because of the large number of Tea Party members in both the Senate and ...and more »
Lamar school system 'cautiously optimistic' for construction requests - The Port Arthur News
The Port Arthur News
Lamar school system 'cautiously optimistic' for construction requestsThe Port Arthur NewsJoe Deshotel said Tuesday the future is looking bright for requests made within the Texas State University System ? which governs eight universities and state colleges, including the entire Lamar school system ? adding the 84th legislative session ...
Gov. Greg Abbott signs pre-k bill into law - The Port Arthur News
The Port Arthur News
Gov. Greg Abbott signs pre-k bill into lawThe Port Arthur NewsJoe Deshotel said the new state-wide standards outlined in Abbott's flagship education initiative will prove a ?significant investment in our future,? ensuring the Texas workforce remains prepared and competitive. ?This is a big step forward for the ...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