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

Senate Debates Ethics, Picks Apart Major Part of Gov. Abbott's Agenda - The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer
Senate Debates Ethics, Picks Apart Major Part of Gov. Abbott's AgendaThe Texas ObserverAnd Huffines' amendment seemed tailored to the case of his one-time primary opponent, former state Sen. John Carona, whose company once counted state Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo) on the payroll. Why would Taylor and Huffines have a vendetta ...and more »
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Dallas-area mayors send chilly letter to state Sen. Don Huffines - Dallas Morning News
Dallas-area mayors send chilly letter to state Sen. Don HuffinesDallas Morning NewsThat the mayors would send such a letter contrasts with the mostly friendly ties that North Texas cities had with Huffines' predecessor, Republican Sen. John Carona. Huffines ousted the longtime lawmaker in a heated and expensive GOP primary last year.and more »
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Joey Carona Announced as President of Associa - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Joey Carona Announced as President of AssociaVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)... taking over from his father and founder of Associa, John Carona. John, recently retired from the Texas Senate, will continue to serve as chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) while Joey will take on the title of president and chief operating ...and more »
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Senate Districts

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