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Who & Where

John Carona

District Outlook
Sen. Carona is being challenged in the 2014 Republican primary by Dallas real estate developer Don Huffines.

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 816,670 614,614 477,110 483,810
Anglo 48.3% 53.0% 67.2% 66.2%
Hispanic 30.0% 25.8% 13.9% 14.4%
Afr-Am 11.8% 11.1% 11.7% 11.8%
Other 10.4% 10.4%
Asian 5.6% 5.7%

2012 Election Analysis

420,581 Registered Voters
42,910 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
281,985 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 57.0% Barack Obama 41.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 56.1% Paul Sadler 41.1%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 58.2% Dale Henry 37.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 55.9% Michele Petty 39.9%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 56.0% Keith Hampton 40.6%
State Senate John Carona 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

424,324 Registered Voters
40,838 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
175,788 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 56.3% Bill White 41.4%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 65.1% Linda Chavez-Thompson 32.1%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 63.4% Barbara Radnofsky 34.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 85.1%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 64.9% Hector Uribe 32.4%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 64.2% Hank Gilbert 32.9%
RR Commish David Porter 61.0% Jeff Weems 35.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 64.6% Jim Sharp 33.1%
Supreme Court Paul Green 64.0% Bill Moody 33.5%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 64.6% Blake Bailey 32.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 62.6% Keith Hampton 35.0%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Changing of the guard in Texas leads stories of 2014 - Dallas Morning News
Changing of the guard in Texas leads stories of 2014Dallas Morning NewsShakeup in the Texas Senate: Longtime Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas, was supposed to have an easy time with Dallas businessman Don Huffines, a first-time candidate with libertarian leanings. But Huffines edged Carona in a brutal campaign, portraying the ...
Texan of the Year finalist: Michael Quinn Sullivan - Dallas Morning News
Texan of the Year finalist: Michael Quinn SullivanDallas Morning NewsA glance at state senators on the index is testimony to the impact that qualifies Sullivan as a finalist for 2014 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year. Low rankings among the GOP led to political oblivion for veteran Sens. John Carona of Dallas and ...
Beer and Sausage ? - FWWeekly
Beer and Sausage ?FWWeeklyEssentially, the new law prevents breweries from requiring distributors to pay them for those territorial rights ? but allows the distributors, once they have secured the territory, to sell them to one another. State Sen. John Carona of Dallas added ...

Senate Districts

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