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Who & Where

Rodney Ellis

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 808,680 590,736 408,940 414,000
Anglo 10.5% 12.8% 17.3% 17.6%
Hispanic 38.2% 34.4% 16.7% 17.1%
Afr-Am 44.0% 44.3% 59.0% 58.2%
Other 8.5% 9.5%
Asian 6.2% 6.2%

2012 Election Analysis

366,619 Registered Voters
49,995 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
215,972 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 15.4% Barack Obama 83.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 16.2% Paul Sadler 82.0%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 15.8% Dale Henry 81.8%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 14.7% Michele Petty 83.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 15.2% Keith Hampton 83.5%
State Senate Rodney Ellis 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

373,008 Registered Voters
46,407 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
133,543 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 15.9% Bill White 83.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 18.7% Linda Chavez-Thompson 79.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 20.8% Barbara Radnofsky 78.1%
Comptroller Susan Combs 55.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 18.4% Hector Uribe 80.2%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 18.0% Hank Gilbert 80.5%
RR Commish David Porter 17.4% Jeff Weems 80.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 17.9% Jim Sharp 80.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 17.5% Bill Moody 81.3%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 18.9% Blake Bailey 79.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 17.9% Keith Hampton 80.9%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Senate backs reform to driver surcharge program - Austin American-Statesman
Texas Tribune
Senate backs reform to driver surcharge programAustin American-StatesmanThe Texas Senate on Thursday approved legislation to prevent driver's licenses from being suspended for failure to pay surcharges added to certain driving violations. Almost 1.3 million Texas driver's licenses have been suspended under the 12-year-old ...Senate Moves to Reform Driver Responsibility ProgramTexas TribuneSenate votes to ease penalties in Texas driver surcharge programDallas Morning NewsSenate bill strips away key elements of Driver Responsibility ProgramAustin Business Journal (blog)all 10 news articles »
The Strangest of Bedfellows: On Celia Israel and the Pastor Protection Act - Austin American-Statesman (blog)
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
The Strangest of Bedfellows: On Celia Israel and the Pastor Protection ActAustin American-Statesman (blog)Toward the end of Friday's very long Senate debate on open carry, Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, who opposes open carry, lent his support, out of concern about the potential for racial profiling by police, to an amendment by Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas ...

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