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HD23

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Overview

Who & Where

Craig Eiland
On May 22, 2013, Representative 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

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Eiland on 20 years in the Texas House of Representatives - Daily News - Galveston County

Daily News - Galveston County

Eiland on 20 years in the Texas House of Representatives
Daily News - Galveston County
Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, speaks on the floor of the House, Monday, May 23, 2005, in Austin, Texas. Eiland is sponsor of a Teacher Retirement measure that would attempt to address actuarial soundness and lessen the escalating pressure on TRS-Care by ...

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Chambers County tips House seat to GOP as Faircloth beats Criss - Daily News - Galveston County

Daily News - Galveston County

Chambers County tips House seat to GOP as Faircloth beats Criss
Daily News - Galveston County
House District 23, which represents all of Chambers County and part of Galveston County ? including Galveston Island ? has been represented by Democrat Craig Eiland since 1996. Even more significantly, Faircloth is the first Republican to represent ...
Faircloth captures Galveston House seatHouston Chronicle
Faircloth wins seatThe Baytown Sun

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HD-23 Rivals Hope Insurance Debate Pays Dividends - Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune

HD-23 Rivals Hope Insurance Debate Pays Dividends
Texas Tribune
In an election year with few Texas House districts considered toss-ups, a coastal district losing its longtime Democratic representative could give Republicans their best chance to flip a House seat. And the district, which is still recovering from the ...
Negativity swirls over Galveston as House race heads to wireHouston Chronicle

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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.

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