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Overview

Who & Where

Van Taylor

District Outlook
On August 2, 2013, Rep. Taylor announced his intention to run for the GOP nomination in Senate District 8 to replace outgoing Senator Ken Paxton. On October 31, 2013 radio talk show host Wayne Richard announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 172,129 130,796 108,790
Anglo 59.8% 62.2% 72.2%
Hispanic 10.0% 9.1% 6.4%
Afr-Am 9.5% 9.3% 8.7%
Other 21.1% 19.6%
Asian 10.9%

2014 Election Analysis

May 27th Republican Runoff

Candidate Votes  %
Glenn Callison 3,886 45.7%
Matt Shaheen 4,612 54.3%
Total Votes 8,498


March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Glenn Callison 4,031 40.0%
Stacy Chen 1,120 11.1%
Matt Shaheen 4,916 48.8%
Total Votes 10,067

2012 Election Analysis

96,630 Registered Voters
4,341 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
66,610 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 61.0% Barack Obama 37.4%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 60.3% Paul Sadler 37.0%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 62.1% Dale Henry 33.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 60.0% Michele Petty 36.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 60.6% Keith Hampton 36.0%
State Representative Van Taylor 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

97,065 Registered Voters
4,133 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
35,513 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 62.6% Bill White 35.2%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 69.2% Linda Chavez-Thompson 27.9%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 68.5% Barbara Radnofsky 29.5%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 69.4% Hector Uribe 27.7%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 68.8% Hank Gilbert 28.0%
RR Commish David Porter 66.7% Jeff Weems 29.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 69.3% Jim Sharp 28.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 68.6% Bill Moody 28.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 69.0% Blake Bailey 27.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 68.0% Keith Hampton 29.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

November ballot measure aims to drive road funding - Community Impact Newspaper

November ballot measure aims to drive road funding
Community Impact Newspaper
State Rep. Van Taylor, R-Plano, said there were a lot of plans being circulated on how to best fund our state's critical transportation and infrastructure needs and he worked with legislators to craft Prop. 1 as the solution. ?To meet the demands of ...

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Dallas-area candidates expected to swing Texas Senate further right - Dallas Morning News

Dallas-area candidates expected to swing Texas Senate further right
Dallas Morning News
The three new GOP senators expected to represent the Dallas area are Van Taylor of Plano, Don Huffines of Dallas and Bob Hall of Edgewood. None has a Democratic opponent this fall, although Taylor ... In Dallas County, Rep. Dan Branch, a powerful ...

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Slouching Toward a Budget - The Texas Observer

Slouching Toward a Budget
The Texas Observer
The Legislative Budget Board representatives said they'd get back to her. On Medicaid, state Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown), the new chairman of Senate ... In the audience, Charles Perry, recently picked by voters in a special election to ...

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