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Overview

Who & Where

Ralph Sheffield

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 162,176 119,755 112,475
Anglo 56.9% 61.3% 65.4%
Hispanic 22.6% 19.4% 15.1%
Afr-Am 17.6% 15.9% 15.4%
Other 4.0% 4.1%
Asian 1.8%

2014 Election Analysis

March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Ralph Sheffield 4,302 46.3%
Molly White 4,995 53.7%
Total Votes 9,297

2012 Election Analysis

82,313 Registered Voters
10,325 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
45,822 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 65.3% Barack Obama 33.0%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 64.8% Paul Sadler 32.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 63.5% Dale Henry 32.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 60.0% Michele Petty 34.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 63.7% Keith Hampton 32.7%
State Representative Ralph Sheffield 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

82,724 Registered Voters
10,231 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
26,962 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 57.8% Bill White 33.9%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 69.6% Linda Chavez-Thompson 26.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 72.6% Barbara Radnofsky 24.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.7%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 70.0% Hector Uribe 26.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 68.1% Hank Gilbert 27.6%
RR Commish David Porter 67.5% Jeff Weems 27.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 67.2% Jim Sharp 29.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 67.9% Bill Moody 28.3%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 67.1% Blake Bailey 27.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 68.5% Keith Hampton 27.8%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

For Rep.-Elect Molly White, Abortion Changed Everything - MyHighPlains
MyHighPlains
For Rep.-Elect Molly White, Abortion Changed EverythingMyHighPlainsIn the Republican primary, she upset incumbent Ralph Sheffield by some combination of knocking on thousands of doors and winning the support of conservative groups like Empower Texans. She is eager to address GOP calling cards like border security ...and more »
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No bills filed by Bell County lawmakers - Killeen Daily Herald
No bills filed by Bell County lawmakersKilleen Daily Heraldelect Molly White, R-Belton, who defeated Rep. Ralph Sheffield, R-Temple, earlier this year, said the legislation she plans to file will focus on decreasing the size and scope of Texas government, fight federal overreach and increase transparency in ...
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Shared Name May Be Hurdle to Keeping Texas Post - New York Times
Shared Name May Be Hurdle to Keeping Texas PostNew York TimesState Representative Ralph Sheffield is doubling his campaign budget for 2014, planning to spend twice as much as he did in 2012 because of another candidate on the ballot. Mr. Sheffield, Republican of Temple, is facing a primary challenge in House ...
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Shared Name May Be Hurdle to Keeping Post - Texas Tribune
Shared Name May Be Hurdle to Keeping PostTexas TribuneState Rep. Ralph Sheffield is doubling his campaign budget for 2014, planning to spend twice as much as he did in 2012 because of another candidate on the ballot. Sheffield, R-Temple, is facing a primary challenge in House District 55 from Molly White ...
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Texas House District 55: White defeats incumbent Sheffield - Killeen Daily Herald
Texas House District 55: White defeats incumbent SheffieldKilleen Daily HeraldBELTON ? Molly White emerged the victor in the Texas House District 55 race Tuesday over incumbent Ralph Sheffield in the Republican Party primary. With all 28 precincts reporting, the unofficial count had White defeating Sheffield by a 4,989 to 4,298 ...and more »
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