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Who & Where

Wayne Faircloth
On May 22, 2013, Representative Craig Eiland made a personal privilege speech on the floor of the House to announce that he would not be seeking re-election in 2014.

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 163,720 123,736 111,295
Anglo 51.5% 55.5% 59.9%
Hispanic 26.0% 22.7% 16.9%
Afr-Am 20.1% 19.0% 20.7%
Other 3.1% 3.2%
Asian 1.4%

2014 Election Analysis

105,521 Registered Voters
16,067 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
33,104 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 57.3% David Alameel 38.4%
Governor Greg Abbott 54.8% Wendy Davis 43.4%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 54.7% Leticia Van de Putte 42.2%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 55.3% Sam Houston 42.1%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 54.1% Mike Collier 42.3%
Land Commish George P. Bush 56.5% John Cook 39.8%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 54.2% Jim Hogan 41.7%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 54.3% Steve Brown 41.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 54.7% Bill Moody 42.6%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 55.9% Lawrence Meyers 41.1%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 54.9% Gina Benavides 41.8%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 78.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 55.3% John Granberg 41.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 76.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 78.0%
State Representative Wayne Faircloth 54.6% Susan Criss 45.4%

March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Wayne Faircloth 6,132 66.0%
Bob Senter 3,152 34.0%
Total Votes 9,284

2012 Election Analysis

101,450 Registered Voters
15,089 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
57,386 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 54.6% Barack Obama 44.2%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 53.0% Paul Sadler 44.5%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 51.9% Dale Henry 44.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 49.4% Michele Petty 46.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 51.2% Keith Hampton 45.9%
State Representative Wayne Faircloth 46.1% Craig Eiland 53.9%

July 31st Republican Primary Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Wayne Faircloth 4,958 56.3%
Wm. O. "Bill" Wallace 3,856 43.7%
Total Votes 8,814

May 29th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Rachel Delgado 3,065 29.8%
Wayne Faircloth 3,978 38.6%
Wm. O. "Bill" Wallace 3,258 31.6%
Total Votes 10,301

2010 Election Analysis

104,013 Registered Voters
15,247 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
38,440 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 47.6% Bill White 50.1%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 55.0% Linda Chavez-Thompson 41.8%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 57.6% Barbara Radnofsky 40.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 83.3%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 56.3% Hector Uribe 41.1%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 53.4% Hank Gilbert 43.6%
RR Commish David Porter 52.2% Jeff Weems 43.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 50.9% Jim Sharp 46.6%
Supreme Court Paul Green 52.5% Bill Moody 44.9%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 52.6% Blake Bailey 43.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 52.8% Keith Hampton 44.7%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Is Craig Eiland trying to sneak a Democrat into House District 23? - Houston Chronicle (blog)
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Is Craig Eiland trying to sneak a Democrat into House District 23?Houston Chronicle (blog)And no, I'm not talking about Judge Susan Criss on the Democratic side of the ballot. I'm talking about Robert David ?Bob? Senter, who is running in the Republican Primary against solid Republican Wayne Faircloth. Let's take a look at the voting ...and more »
Eiland Won't Seek Re-election - Texas Tribune
Eiland Won't Seek Re-electionTexas TribuneState Rep. Craig Eiland (r), D-Galveston, speaks against HB274 the lawsuit reform bill as Rep. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, listens on May 9, 2011. State Rep. Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, will not seek re-election, he announced in a tearful personal ...and more »
Craig Eiland says he won't seek re-election - Houston Business Journal (blog)
Craig Eiland says he won't seek re-electionHouston Business Journal (blog)State Rep. Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, who has served in the Texas Legislature for two decades said May 22 he will not seek re-election. Eiland did not cite a specific reason for leaving, but did say it has been hard for him to spend time away from his ...and more »

2012 Election Map

  • Blue = precinct won by Democratic nominee for President, US Senate, or State Representative.
  • Red = precinct won by none of the above three Democratic nominees.
  • White = no votes.


House Districts

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