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Kirk Watson

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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

Texas Sen. Kirk Watson Receives Bob Bullock Award - Government Technology
Government Technology
Texas Sen. Kirk Watson Receives Bob Bullock AwardGovernment TechnologyOn June 25, Texas Sen. Kirk Watson was awarded the 18th annual Bob Bullock Award for Outstanding Public Stewardship at the Texas Digital Government Summit in Austin, Texas. Watson, who was elected to the Texas State Senate from District 14 in 2006, ...
Reduced tolls for truck drivers could help ease I-35 congestion -
Reduced tolls for truck drivers could help ease I-35 congestionKXAN.comCelia Israel along with State Sen. Kirk Watson sponsored House Bill 594 and Senate Bill 270. The legislation would direct the Texas Department of Transportation to give a discount toll to big trucks on state-owned portions of SH 130. The bill didn't ...and more »
IN BRIEF: Art Royalties Law Trimmed - The National Law Journal (registration)
The National Law Journal (registration)
IN BRIEF: Art Royalties Law TrimmedThe National Law Journal (registration)The bill would add a line to the new lawyer oath for a lawyer to swear to "conduct oneself with integrity and civility in dealing and communicating with the court and all parties." State Sen. Kirk Watson, the bill sponsor, made it clear during the ...

Senate Districts

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