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HD48

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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%

2014 Election Analysis

124,964 Registered Voters
17,537 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
59,352 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 40.6% David Alameel 52.9%
Governor Greg Abbott 36.4% Wendy Davis 60.9%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 33.9% Leticia Van de Putte 60.5%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 34.9% Sam Houston 58.1%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 36.2% Mike Collier 57.1%
Land Commish George P. Bush 39.5% John Cook 53.7%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 36.2% Jim Hogan 55.0%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 35.8% Steve Brown 55.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 38.1% Bill Moody 56.4%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 38.0% Lawrence Meyers 56.1%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 36.4% Gina Benavides 57.6%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 53.1%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 37.5% John Granberg 56.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 51.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 53.2%
State Representative 78.1%

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

State's top officials may no longer have to live in Austin - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
State's top officials may no longer have to live in AustinSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)The bill's House sponsor Rep. John Otto, R-Dayton, moved to postpone the vote until Wednesday because of the number of amendments that were being brought to him. One amendment authored by Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, was debated on the House ...
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The Strangest of Bedfellows: On Celia Israel and the Pastor Protection Act - Austin American-Statesman (blog)
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
The Strangest of Bedfellows: On Celia Israel and the Pastor Protection ActAustin American-Statesman (blog)And then, ?OK, if you're going to vote yes we're with you.? She wasn't able to let all of her Democratic colleagues know what she was going to do before she did it, including her desk mate, ideological soul mate and fellow Austinite, Rep. Donna Howard.Texas House OKs bill protecting pastorsWalla Walla Union-Bulletinall 650 news articles »
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Collin County loses driver's license center to Denton County in budget talks - Dallas Morning News
Collin County loses driver's license center to Denton County in budget talksDallas Morning NewsAustin Democratic Rep. Donna Howard, though, said the final deal is disappointing ? just half of the House's recommended increase for schools. ?We have underfunded schools, we're not using all of [dedicated] revenue for its intended purpose and a ...and more »
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