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Overview

Who & Where

Byron Cook

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 161,098 123,550 113,725
Anglo 64.5% 67.4% 72.8%
Hispanic 18.5% 15.4% 8.7%
Afr-Am 15.8% 15.9% 17.2%
Other 1.6% 1.5%
Asian 0.3%

2014 Election Analysis

87,834 Registered Voters
6,443 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
33,430 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 77.8% David Alameel 19.2%
Governor Greg Abbott 75.6% Wendy Davis 22.5%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 75.7% Leticia Van de Putte 21.6%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 75.8% Sam Houston 22.3%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 74.7% Mike Collier 22.2%
Land Commish George P. Bush 75.8% John Cook 21.1%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 74.3% Jim Hogan 22.5%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 74.3% Steve Brown 21.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 75.4% Bill Moody 22.0%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 76.3% Lawrence Meyers 20.9%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 76.0% Gina Benavides 20.8%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 89.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 75.5% John Granberg 21.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 86.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 88.7%
State Representative Byron Cook 87.9%


March 4th Republican Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Byron Cook 10,231 58.6%
Charles Morgan 1,109 6.4%
Bobby Vickery 6,114 35.0%
Total Votes 17,454

2012 Election Analysis

85,240 Registered Voters
5,832 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
51,497 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 74.0% Barack Obama 24.9%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 71.0% Paul Sadler 26.6%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 70.7% Dale Henry 26.1%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 67.6% Michele Petty 28.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 70.0% Keith Hampton 27.1%
State Representative Byron Cook 73.0% Charles Morgan 27.0%

2010 Election Analysis

87,396 Registered Voters
5,653 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
34,800 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 62.7% Bill White 34.1%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 73.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 23.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 76.1% Barbara Radnofsky 22.0%
Comptroller Susan Combs 89.1%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 73.8% Hector Uribe 23.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 73.1% Hank Gilbert 24.0%
RR Commish David Porter 70.2% Jeff Weems 25.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 69.1% Jim Sharp 28.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 70.7% Bill Moody 26.5%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 68.1% Blake Bailey 27.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 71.1% Keith Hampton 26.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Jail 'video visits' will continue - Corsicana Daily Sun
Corsicana Daily Sun
Jail 'video visits' will continueCorsicana Daily SunTanner said State Rep. Byron Cook (R-Corsicana) helped facilitate a meeting with the Brandon Wood, the director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, to discuss the county's situation. ?The sheriff laid out a very compelling reason why this ...
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Dunn: Paxton indictment an embarrassment to Texas Criminal Justice System - Midland Reporter-Telegram
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Dunn: Paxton indictment an embarrassment to Texas Criminal Justice SystemMidland Reporter-TelegramPaxton's indictment resulted from a criminal complaint by state Rep. Byron Cook. Cook is one of the handful of Republican legislators who joined with the Democratic caucus in 2009 to oust the last conservative house speaker, Midland's own Tom Craddick.That Sinking FeelingThe Texas Observerall 20 news articles »
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Braly Builders of Palestine Recognized for Outstanding Service - Freestonecountytimesonline
Braly Builders of Palestine Recognized for Outstanding ServiceFreestonecountytimesonlineThe Texas Historical Commission (THC), Sen. Robert Nichols, and Rep. Byron Cook will present Braly Builders Supply of Palestine with the distinguished Texas Treasure Business Award Thursday, August 27th at 3:00 P.m. at Braly Builders Supply, 420 West ...
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