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Who & Where

Ramon Romero

District Outlook
After a narrow primary win in 2012 over Carlos Vasquez, Representative Burnam faced another challenge from the Hispanic community in Ramon Romero. As presently drawn, the district contains a CVAP- and SSRV-majority Hispanic population. While Burnam is an experienced and aggressive campaigner in increasingly competitive primary elections, none had ever represented a true majority-Hispanic electorate. Ramon Romero has served on the Fort Worth Zoning Commission and Plan Commission, and also narrowly lost a 2012 runoff contest for Forth Worth City Council District 8 to Kelly Gray.

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Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 159,428 105,582 67,540
Anglo 13.5% 17.4% 30.8%
Hispanic 75.9% 71.0% 51.1%
Afr-Am 9.6% 10.1% 15.7%
Other 1.7% 1.9%
Asian 1.2%

2014 Election Analysis

52,293 Registered Voters
26,155 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
12,989 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
US Senate John Cornyn 27.5% David Alameel 68.0%
Governor Greg Abbott 25.9% Wendy Davis 72.5%
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick 25.9% Leticia Van de Putte 71.3%
Attorney General Ken Paxton 25.9% Sam Houston 70.6%
Comptroller Glen Hegar 25.3% Mike Collier 71.0%
Land Commish George P. Bush 27.9% John Cook 68.3%
Ag. Commish Sid Miller 25.4% Jim Hogan 70.4%
RR Commish Ryan Sitton 25.1% Steve Brown 69.0%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 26.1% Bill Moody 71.5%
Supreme Court Jeff Brown 26.2% Lawrence Meyers 71.1%
Supreme Court Jeff Boyd 25.4% Gina Benavides 71.5%
Supreme Court Phil Johnson 59.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Bert Richardson 26.1% John Granberg 70.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Kevin Patrick Yeary 54.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals David Newell 59.5%
State Representative Ramon Romero Jr. 100.0%

March 4th Democratic Primary

Candidate Votes  %
Lon Burnam 2,484 48.9%
Ramon Romero 2,594 51.1%
Total Votes 5,078

2012 Election Analysis

46,709 Registered Voters
23,856 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
23,565 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 27.7% Barack Obama 71.0%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 29.7% Paul Sadler 68.1%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 26.7% Dale Henry 69.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 25.0% Michele Petty 71.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 27.0% Keith Hampton 70.7%
State Representative Lon Burnam 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

49,309 Registered Voters
23,598 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
11,334 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 27.9% Bill White 69.8%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 30.5% Linda Chavez-Thompson 66.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 33.2% Barbara Radnofsky 64.9%
Comptroller Susan Combs 72.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 29.9% Hector Uribe 67.6%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 29.8% Hank Gilbert 67.4%
RR Commish David Porter 29.4% Jeff Weems 66.7%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 30.6% Jim Sharp 67.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 29.8% Bill Moody 67.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 31.6% Blake Bailey 65.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 30.0% Keith Hampton 67.6%


2013 Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

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Brazilian President on Official Visit to Mexico - The Yucatan Times
The Yucatan Times
Brazilian President on Official Visit to MexicoThe Yucatan TimesThe President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, began on Monday May 25th, a two-day state visit to Mexico, in which both nations seek to strengthen their bilateral and economic relationships. The official aircraft of the Brazilian president landed at 6:47 p.m ...and more »
PREP SCOREBOARD | Wednesday, May 27 - Winona Daily News
PREP SCOREBOARD | Wednesday, May 27Winona Daily News100-meter dash: 2, Jim Hoesley (Arc) 10.89; 4, Nicholas Greenlaw (BRF) 11.38; 200: 2, Jim Hoesley (Arc) 22.29; 400: 1, Corbin Sigler (BRF) 51.29; 2, Jonathan Rodriguez (Arc) 54.48; 800: 3, Brady Schock (Arc) 2:09.19; 3,200: 1, Ramon Romero (Arc) ...


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