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Who & Where

Kirk Watson

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 834,750 640,349 530,150 543,255
Anglo 52.8% 57.3% 66.3% 65.9%
Hispanic 30.0% 26.0% 18.0% 18.1%
Afr-Am 10.3% 9.4% 9.7% 9.8%
Other 7.6% 7.7%
Asian 4.4% 4.5%

2012 Election Analysis

495,331 Registered Voters
67,591 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
321,116 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 36.1% Barack Obama 60.2%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 34.7% Paul Sadler 59.4%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 35.8% Dale Henry 54.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 33.6% Michele Petty 58.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 34.7% Keith Hampton 59.1%
State Senate Kirk Watson 80.3%

2010 Election Analysis

501,604 Registered Voters
66,575 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
202,606 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 36.0% Bill White 60.4%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 42.4% Linda Chavez-Thompson 51.8%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 45.5% Barbara Radnofsky 50.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 65.2%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 41.6% Hector Uribe 53.7%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 41.0% Hank Gilbert 53.9%
RR Commish David Porter 38.1% Jeff Weems 54.6%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 41.1% Jim Sharp 54.3%
Supreme Court Paul Green 39.2% Bill Moody 56.0%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 40.0% Blake Bailey 54.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 39.3% Keith Hampton 55.9%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

At Abbott's Side, Hodge Readies for a New Role - MyHighPlains
At Abbott's Side, Hodge Readies for a New RoleMyHighPlainsState Sen. Kirk Watson, a Democrat, has worked closely and been at odds with the attorney general's office. ?We've had some real disagreement,? Watson said of Hodge, ?but he speaks real plainly. You know where you stand with him, and that's important.Still at Abbott's side, Hodge readies for a new role in AustinLubbockOnline.comall 4 news articles »
Watson: Let's fight, not quit - The Daily Tribune
Watson: Let's fight, not quitThe Daily TribuneInstead, Austin Sen. Kirk Watson is calling for Democrats to fight rather than quit. ?I won't sugarcoat how ugly and messy this upcoming legislative session is going to be,? Watson wrote in an on-line letter to Democrats. ?We'll have to fight to ...
McNeely: Democrats say don't quit, fight - Longview News-Journal
McNeely: Democrats say don't quit, fightLongview News-Journal... Austin Sen. Kirk Watson is calling for Democrats to fight rather than quit. ... Bettencourt spent a decade as Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector before winning the senate seat Dan Patrick left to make a successful run for lieutenant governor ...Dems don't quit, fight; tax remediesSouth Jetty (subscription)all 2 news articles »

Senate Districts

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