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Overview

Who & Where

J.D. Sheffield

District Outlook
After establishing a relatively moderate record among Republican Representatives, Rep. Sheffield should see a strong primary challenge in 2014. His first announced opposition comes from Danny Pelton, a member of the State Republican Executive Committee and former Erath County GOP Party Chair.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 163,609 122,193 114,965
Anglo 69.8% 73.5% 77.2%
Hispanic 18.6% 15.6% 11.8%
Afr-Am 9.2% 8.3% 8.3%
Other 3.2% 3.0%
Asian 0.9%

2014 Election Analysis

87,814 Registered Voters
8,726 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
28,586 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 81.1% David Alameel 15.3%
Governor Greg Abbott 79.2% Wendy Davis 18.7%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 79.3% Leticia Van de Putte 17.5%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 78.8% Sam Houston 18.6%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 77.4% Mike Collier 18.8%
Land Commish George P. Bush 79.3% John Cook 16.9%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 75.3% Jim Hogan 20.0%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 77.1% Steve Brown 17.9%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 78.4% Bill Moody 18.3%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 79.4% Lawrence Meyers 17.3%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 78.9% Gina Benavides 17.2%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 89.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 78.8% John Granberg 17.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 86.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 88.8%
State Representative J.D. Sheffield 100.0%


March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Danny Pelton 4,815 31.2%
Howard "Eddie" Ray 1,704 11.0%
J.D. Sheffield 8,934 57.8%
Total Votes 15,453

2012 Election Analysis

86,097 Registered Voters
8,252 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
49,043 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 77.3% Barack Obama 21.3%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 74.8% Paul Sadler 22.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 73.5% Dale Henry 22.5%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 70.6% Michele Petty 24.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 73.4% Keith Hampton 22.9%
State Representative J.D. Sheffield 78.2% Bill Norris 21.8%


July 31st Republican Primary Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Sid Miller 7,153 45.2%
JD Sheffield 8,673 54.8%
Total Votes 15,826


May 29th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Mike Jones 2,932 16.0%
Sid Miller 7,778 42.5%
JD Sheffield 7,599 41.5%
Total Votes 18,309

2010 Election Analysis

91,056 Registered Voters
8,456 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
32,921 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 65.5% Bill White 30.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 75.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 20.1%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 78.6% Barbara Radnofsky 18.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 87.4%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 75.9% Hector Uribe 19.8%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 73.7% Hank Gilbert 21.9%
RR Commish David Porter 72.4% Jeff Weems 22.2%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 70.8% Jim Sharp 25.4%
Supreme Court Paul Green 72.4% Bill Moody 23.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 70.8% Blake Bailey 23.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 72.9% Keith Hampton 23.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

The 2015 Texas House, from left to right - TribTalk
TribTalk
The 2015 Texas House, from left to rightTribTalkAlso included are vertical dashed black lines, which indicate the location of the respective median Democratic (D) and Republican (R) representatives as well as that of the House's median representative (F). In addition, this table contains each ...
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Promoting a culture of life - Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Promoting a culture of lifeStephenville Empire-TribuneGeorge W. Bush spoke often about promoting a ?culture of life,? in which human life is protected in law and valued in our society. As a physician, this resonates with me deeply. That is why I, along with many others, were horrified by a recently ...and more »
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Coryell, Lampasas counties comply with decision on gay marriage - The Killeen Daily Herald
Coryell, Lampasas counties comply with decision on gay marriageThe Killeen Daily HeraldState Rep. J.D. Sheffield, R-Gatesville, signed on as a co-author of HB 4105, known as ?The Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act,? in May, which would prevent same-sex marriages in Texas. Congressman Roger Williams, R-Austin, released a ...and more »
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