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

Carona makes peace with Patrick, Van de Putte pulls more Planned Parenthood ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Carona makes peace with Patrick, Van de Putte pulls more Planned Parenthood ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Update at 3:25 p.m.: Have corrected date of Paul Reyes' and Helen Carona's contributions to Patrick: They gave on the same day in 2013, not this year. Original item at 12:43 p.m.: Dallas state Sen. John Carona has continued to make peace with fellow ...

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Carona mends fences with PAC donations to Dan Patrick - Dallas Morning News

Carona mends fences with PAC donations to Dan Patrick
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN ? Dallas state Sen. John Carona, who swapped bitter personal insults with Republican colleague Dan Patrick just two years ago, is patching things up. Carona and employees of Associa, his Dallas-based homeowners' association management ...

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Huffines ekes out narrow win against Carona - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News

Huffines ekes out narrow win against Carona
Dallas Morning News
Tea party challenger Don Huffines narrowly beat longtime Republican Texas Sen. John Carona, with all precincts reporting early Wednesday. The down-to-the-wire victory effectively ended Carona's 24-year Texas Legislative career and blocked the ...
Tough Competition in Senate PrimariesTexas Tribune
Texas Senate Shifts Right in Key RacesBig Hollywood
A Small Victory in TexasNational Review Online
CBS 11
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