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Overview

Who & Where

Joe Pickett

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 160,658 112,399 88,650
Anglo 12.6% 14.9% 18.6%
Hispanic 82.4% 79.9% 76.3%
Afr-Am 4.2% 4.0% 3.7%
Other 1.6% 1.7%
Asian 0.7%

2012 Election Analysis

70,646 Registered Voters
50,381 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
35,907 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 34.1% Barack Obama 64.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 36.9% Paul Sadler 60.1%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 32.9% Dale Henry 61.5%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 30.5% Michele Petty 64.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 34.1% Keith Hampton 62.5%
State Representative Joe Pickett 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

75,123 Registered Voters
51,809 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
17,159 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 38.9% Bill White 59.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 41.5% Linda Chavez-Thompson 53.9%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 45.3% Barbara Radnofsky 51.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 68.6%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 41.9% Hector Uribe 55.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 41.3% Hank Gilbert 54.0%
RR Commish David Porter 42.0% Jeff Weems 52.0%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 41.6% Jim Sharp 55.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 36.7% Bill Moody 60.3%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 46.1% Blake Bailey 49.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 42.5% Keith Hampton 53.7%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Rep. Pickett pleads for transportation support at Fort Bend Infrastructure summit - Your Houston News

Rep. Pickett pleads for transportation support at Fort Bend Infrastructure summit
Your Houston News
Joe Pickett (D-El Paso) visited the Fort Bend Infrastructure Summit last Friday, April 11, to promote a state referendum raising transportation capital from the state's Rainy Day Fund. During the 83rd Legislature, lawmakers passed a bill that would ...

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Fire marshal proposes tougher rules to prevent another West - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News

Fire marshal proposes tougher rules to prevent another West
Dallas Morning News
Joe Pickett, chairman of the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, said Connealy's proposal is expected to be included in a draft version of a bill that would be rolled out this summer for debate. The Legislature, which meets every other ...
What's Been Done to Prevent Another West?StateImpact Texas
It's Been a Year Since the Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, And ...The Wire
State considers safer storage of fertilizer involved in West blastWaco Tribune-Herald
WBAA -Environment & Energy Publishing
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Armed school employees permitted, Texas Attorney General Abbott says - Austin American-Statesman

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Armed school employees permitted, Texas Attorney General Abbott says
Austin American-Statesman
Joe Pickett, D-El Paso. Last year, Pickett asked Abbott to determine if guardian plans, which require the employee to obtain a concealed handgun permit, conflict with a state law that bars concealed handgun license holders from bringing weapons to high ...
Abbott: Armed school employees OK under Texas lawKBTX
Abbott: guns OK at some school board meetings, sporting eventsHouston Chronicle
Abbott: School districts can allow firearmsOdessa American

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