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Overview

Who & Where

Donna Howard

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 173,008 135,585 120,220
Anglo 66.5% 69.5% 75.5%
Hispanic 22.8% 20.4% 17.5%
Afr-Am 4.1% 3.6% 2.7%
Other 7.0% 6.8%
Asian 3.1%

2012 Election Analysis

118,982 Registered Voters
15,813 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
80,982 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 39.5% Barack Obama 56.8%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 37.9% Paul Sadler 56.6%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 39.5% Dale Henry 51.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 37.4% Michele Petty 55.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 37.7% Keith Hampton 56.0%
State Representative Robert Dartanian Thomas 35.5% Donna Howard 59.2%

2010 Election Analysis

120,972 Registered Voters
15,671 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
55,776 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 38.7% Bill White 57.9%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 46.5% Linda Chavez-Thompson 48.0%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 49.5% Barbara Radnofsky 46.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 69.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 45.4% Hector Uribe 50.1%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 45.2% Hank Gilbert 49.9%
RR Commish David Porter 41.2% Jeff Weems 52.0%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 44.5% Jim Sharp 51.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 42.9% Bill Moody 52.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 44.1% Blake Bailey 50.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 42.8% Keith Hampton 52.4%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

For Rep.-Elect Molly White, Abortion Changed Everything - MyHighPlains
MyHighPlains
For Rep.-Elect Molly White, Abortion Changed EverythingMyHighPlains?We need to have evidence-based public policy,? said state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, adding that when it comes to health care, policy must come ?from the medical community and not anecdotes.? The political reality is that White is unlikely to move ...and more »
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Listen: Texas Observer's Post-Election Wrap-Up - The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer
Listen: Texas Observer's Post-Election Wrap-UpThe Texas ObserverThe Observer's Forrest Wilder moderates a conversation with political reporter Christopher Hooks, Texas Monthly senior editor Erica Grieder, Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg, state Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas), and state Rep. Donna Howard (D-Austin).
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On Endangered Species List in Austin: White Democrats - New York Times
ABC News
On Endangered Species List in Austin: White DemocratsNew York TimesWhen Donna Howard of Austin won a seat in the Texas House in 2006, she was the only white woman among Democrats in the state Legislature. Over time, several others joined her briefly. But four elections later, Ms. Howard will once again be the only ...White Democrats Continue to Fall in Texas LegislatureTexas Tribuneall 387 news articles »
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