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Who & Where

Abel Herrero

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 173,149 125,896 115,860
Anglo 24.3% 27.4% 30.6%
Hispanic 70.9% 67.7% 64.6%
Afr-Am 4.2% 3.8% 3.7%
Other 1.4% 1.4%
Asian 0.6%

2014 Election Analysis

93,936 Registered Voters
58,367 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
26,095 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 50.8% David Alameel 44.3%
Governor Greg Abbott 48.8% Wendy Davis 48.8%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 46.0% Leticia Van de Putte 50.8%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 46.0% Sam Houston 50.3%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 45.9% Mike Collier 50.0%
Land Commish George P. Bush 50.4% John Cook 45.7%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 45.5% Jim Hogan 49.7%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 45.3% Steve Brown 47.5%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 47.5% Bill Moody 49.8%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 48.1% Lawrence Meyers 48.7%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 45.5% Gina Benavides 51.3%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 73.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 47.3% John Granberg 48.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 70.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 74.1%
State Representative Abel Herrero 100.0%

2012 Election Analysis

94,021 Registered Voters
57,874 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
46,041 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 44.2% Barack Obama 54.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 44.7% Paul Sadler 52.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 41.8% Dale Henry 54.5%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 40.1% Michele Petty 56.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 42.3% Keith Hampton 54.5%
State Representative Connie Scott 42.8% Abel Herrero 57.2%

2010 Election Analysis

96,658 Registered Voters
58,138 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
29,258 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 47.1% Bill White 51.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 49.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 46.7%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 55.7% Barbara Radnofsky 42.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 79.6%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 49.1% Hector Uribe 48.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 48.4% Hank Gilbert 48.7%
RR Commish David Porter 48.3% Jeff Weems 47.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 45.5% Jim Sharp 51.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 47.2% Bill Moody 50.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 48.2% Blake Bailey 47.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 48.2% Keith Hampton 49.5%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Texas GOP Announces '84th Legislature Hall of Shame' - Breitbart News
Breitbart News
Texas GOP Announces '84th Legislature Hall of Shame'Breitbart NewsHouse colleagues Abel Herrero (D-Robstown), Terry Canales (D-Edinburg), Jessica Farrar (D-Houston), and Joe Pickett (D-El Paso) join them. Pickett has the double distinction of also having been named one of the 10 worst legislators by Texas Monthly.
Editorial: No more criminal prosecution of school truants in Texas - Dallas Morning News
Dallas Morning News
Editorial: No more criminal prosecution of school truants in TexasDallas Morning NewsCombat junk science in courtroom: HB 3724, by Rep. Abel Herrero, D-Robstown, allows a post-conviction challenge of a verdict when evolving forensic science might cast doubt on evidence presented to the jury. Preserve in-person jail visits: HB 549, by ...and more »
Family violence bill before governor would expand trial testimony - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Family violence bill before governor would expand trial testimonyCorpus Christi Caller-TimesAbel Herrero, D-Robstown, who had authored a similar bill that didn't make it to a House vote. Provisions from Herrero's bill were included in Blanco's bill. ?Ultimately we hope that domestic violence is eradicated through this legislation,? Herrero said.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