SD1

SD1

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Overview

Who & Where

Kevin Eltife

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 819,976 616,458 568,780
Anglo 66.8% 70.5% 75.5%
Hispanic 13.2% 10.5% 4.7%
Afr-Am 18.2% 17.2% 17.8%
Other 2.1% 2.0%
Asian 0.4%

2012 Election Analysis

475,310 Registered Voters
18,136 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
306,773 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 72.1% Barack Obama 26.9%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 67.3% Paul Sadler 30.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 68.8% Dale Henry 28.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 66.5% Michele Petty 29.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 68.2% Keith Hampton 29.1%
State Senate

2010 Election Analysis

489,990 Registered Voters
17,072 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
199,566 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 65.0% Bill White 32.5%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 72.6% Linda Chavez-Thompson 24.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 73.9% Barbara Radnofsky 24.0%
Comptroller Susan Combs 88.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 73.0% Hector Uribe 24.1%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 71.6% Hank Gilbert 25.6%
RR Commish David Porter 70.2% Jeff Weems 26.1%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 69.3% Jim Sharp 28.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 70.6% Bill Moody 26.6%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 68.2% Blake Bailey 27.6%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 70.9% Keith Hampton 26.5%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting


2001 Redistricting

News Results

Federal judge blocks state's Voter ID law - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Federal judge blocks state's Voter ID law
Tyler Morning Telegraph
... and was imposed with an unconstitutional discriminatory purpose.? It added that the measure: ?constitutes an unconstitutional poll tax.? State Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, said his biggest concern is a federal government that ?tramples? states' rights.

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Politics|Auditor's Report Making Waves Ahead of Vote - New York Times

Politics|Auditor's Report Making Waves Ahead of Vote
New York Times
?They are too concentrated, and the power is in the hands of too small a group of people,? State Senator Kevin Eltife, Republican of Tyler, said of the programs. ?They are way too political.? Mr. Eltife, a former mayor of Tyler, does believe incentive ...

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Some hotels now mandating 911 direct dialing - KSAT San Antonio

KSAT San Antonio

Some hotels now mandating 911 direct dialing
KSAT San Antonio
Kevin Eltife. "It's a tragic situation, and we might could save lives in the future, so we want to look into it," Eltife said. "I will file legislation if legislation is needed, but I don't want to rush out and file something now. Let's get all the ...

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Senate Districts

District SD1, SD2, SD3, SD4, SD5, SD6, SD7, SD8, SD9, SD10, SD11, SD12, SD13, SD14, SD15, SD16, SD17, SD18, SD19, SD20, SD21, SD22, SD23, SD24, SD25, SD26, SD27, SD28, SD29, SD30, SD31