SD14

SD14

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Overview

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

State senator files bills to prod lawmakers on school finance - Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
State senator files bills to prod lawmakers on school financeHouston ChronicleSen. Kirk Watson says lawmakers cannot wait to have a meaningful conversation about how the state funds its public schools, especially since a decision from the Texas Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Texas' school finance system is not ...Watson calls out Texas Legislature on school financeChron.com (blog)all 3 news articles »
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Sen. Kirk Watson files two consumer-friendly insurance bills - Insurance News Net
Sen. Kirk Watson files two consumer-friendly insurance billsInsurance News NetNov. 25 --State Sen. Kirk Watson filed his first two bills of the 2015 legislative session on Monday, both of which are intended to protect consumers against practices that some insurance companies use to increase rates. With Senate Bill 188 and Senate ...
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Kirk Watson hoping to team with Republicans on wish list items - Austin American-Statesman
Austin American-Statesman
Kirk Watson hoping to team with Republicans on wish list itemsAustin American-StatesmanWith the help of more financial wiggle room in the state budget, state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, said he hopes he can find common ground with Republicans on two items on his wish list during the upcoming legislative session ? even though his party ...and more »
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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