SD16

SD16

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Overview

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%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Senators donate little cash in colleagues' race - San Antonio Express-News

San Antonio Express-News

Senators donate little cash in colleagues' race
San Antonio Express-News
Patrick's camp counts not only the $15,000 from Eltife but a $10,000 check from former Sen. Tommy Williams and $15,000 from Don Huffines, who is expected to serve his first term next session after defeating incumbent Sen. John Carona in the Republican ...
Stingy Senate: Lawmakers not donating much cash in lt. gov.raceHouston Chronicle

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Time to unmask an open-government superhero - Dallas Morning News

Time to unmask an open-government superhero
Dallas Morning News
Steven Polunsky served as director of the Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee. That committee was chaired by outgoing state Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas, who lost a primary fight after many years as a Senate leader. ?Steve was one of my very ...

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The Brief: Tea Party Wins Again in Senate Special Election - Texas Tribune

The Brief: Tea Party Wins Again in Senate Special Election
Texas Tribune
To be sure, the trend was already established with the arrival of conservatives such as Brian Birdwell, Donna Campbell and Larry Taylor. That movement to the right only accelerated with the primary losses this year by incumbents John Carona and Bob ...

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