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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

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%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

No bills filed by Bell County lawmakers - Killeen Daily Herald
No bills filed by Bell County lawmakersKilleen Daily HeraldState Rep. J.D. Sheffield, R-Gatesville, who has served in the House since 2012, plans on having drafts next week of multiple bills he plans to file. He plans to introduce legislation to restrict sex offenders from engaging in volunteer activities that ...
More Texas House Republicans Choose NARAL-Favored Candidate for Speaker - Breitbart News
More Texas House Republicans Choose NARAL-Favored Candidate for SpeakerBreitbart NewsThis list of names -- Representatives Byron Cook (R-Corsicana), Sarah Davis (R-Houston), Charlie Geren (R-River Oaks), Todd Hunter (R-Portland), Jim Keffer (R-Eastland), John Kuempel (R-Seguin), Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio), J.D. Sheffield (R- ...and more »
Sheriff gets clean bill of health after cancer - Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Sheriff gets clean bill of health after cancerStephenville Empire-TribuneHe is working on a new bill with State Rep. J.D. Sheffield aimed at regulating where sex offenders can go in unincorporated parts of the county. "I plan to testify about that in Austin when the new session begins," he said. Meanwhile, Bryant said he ...


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