SD12

SD12

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Overview

Who & Where

Jane Nelson

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 818,893 588,816 499,190
Anglo 64.5% 68.0% 76.1%
Hispanic 19.8% 17.0% 11.1%
Afr-Am 8.7% 8.0% 7.3%
Other 7.5% 7.2%
Asian 3.6%

2012 Election Analysis

448,838 Registered Voters
40,086 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
300,031 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 66.2% Barack Obama 32.2%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 65.4% Paul Sadler 31.2%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 66.0% Dale Henry 29.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 63.5% Michele Petty 31.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 65.4% Keith Hampton 30.8%
State Senate Jane Nelson 83.4%

2010 Election Analysis

445,790 Registered Voters
36,888 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
163,704 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 64.3% Bill White 32.4%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 70.9% Linda Chavez-Thompson 25.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 72.2% Barbara Radnofsky 25.2%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.4%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 70.7% Hector Uribe 25.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 69.9% Hank Gilbert 26.2%
RR Commish David Porter 68.6% Jeff Weems 26.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 70.5% Jim Sharp 26.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 70.0% Bill Moody 26.4%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 69.8% Blake Bailey 25.7%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 70.0% Keith Hampton 26.6%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Senator steps nimbly, in heels, to top post - Houston Chronicle

Senator steps nimbly, in heels, to top post
Houston Chronicle
AUSTIN - Sen. Jane Nelson began her Senate career under salty Democratic Lt. Gov. Bob Bullock in 1993, just in time to take advantage of his joke that a colleague could pass any bill she chose if only she wore a short skirt and high heels. When the ...

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Senators Discuss Funding of National Guard Deployment - Texas Tribune

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Senators Discuss Funding of National Guard Deployment
Texas Tribune
We've got to stop this,? said Committee Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound. But the federal government would have to step in to make the effort sustainable, she added. ?Month by month, we're draining state resources that should go to education, ...
Nelson: ?It's a great time to speed? in North Texas, with state troopers ...Dallas Morning News (blog)
Border security costs escalatingHouston Chronicle
Rick Perry is basically charging Texas taxpayers $4 million a week for his ...The Week Magazine

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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