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

Texas Regulators OK Formation, Redomestication of Captive Insurers - ClaimsJournal.com

Texas Regulators OK Formation, Redomestication of Captive Insurers
ClaimsJournal.com
The legislation authored by Sen. John Carona and sponsored by Rep. John Smithee removes regulatory barriers that had forced captives to be headquartered outside of the state. A license application was approved for Commerce Way Insurance Company ...

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Glenn Beck's Friend and Future State Senator Don Huffines Supports ... - Burnt Orange Report

Burnt Orange Report

Glenn Beck's Friend and Future State Senator Don Huffines Supports ...
Burnt Orange Report
In the race to represent Texas Senate District 16 out of Dallas, newcomer and libertarian Tea Party candidate Don Huffines beat the incumbent senator, John Carona. Huffines credits his election to a growing support of increasingly conservative policies ...

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Social Control and Political Chicanery - Forward Times

Forward Times

Social Control and Political Chicanery
Forward Times
In 2013, SB 2013, authored by Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas), was passed, requiring the Legislative Oversight Committee to "appoint an independent party to review the use of administrative segregation, also known as solitary confinement, in state juvenile ...

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Senate Districts

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