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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

Millions for Propaganda ... Nothing for Women's Health: Texas heavily ... - Austin Chronicle
Austin Chronicle
Millions for Propaganda ... Nothing for Women's Health: Texas heavily ...Austin ChronicleFormer Dallas Sen. John Carona's SB 257 enabled the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to manufacture "Choose Life" license plates, with the bulk of the proceeds ($22 of the $30 sale price) going toward organizations "that promote adoption as an ...and more »
Former Texas senator John Carona acquiring North Texas bank - Dallas Business Journal
Former Texas senator John Carona acquiring North Texas bankDallas Business JournalDallas businessman and former Texas senator John Carona has entered into an agreement to acquire First National Bank of Kemp. Carona created FNBK Holdings Inc. to acquire First National, which is headquartered in Kemp, just southeast of Dallas.Sale of First National Bank of Kemp to group formed by Texas legislator John ...Cedar Creek Lakeall 2 news articles »
The Lite Guv and the Frack Master - The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer
The Lite Guv and the Frack MasterThe Texas ObserverFaulkner's 2014 giving spree, on record at the Texas Ethics Commission, was impressive: $45,000 to Railroad Commissioner Barry Smitherman; $10,000 for John Carona's failed bid to keep his state senate seat; and $5,000 each to state Rep. James Keffer ...and more »

Senate Districts

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