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Who & Where

Judith Zaffirini

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 807,460 567,099 445,450 452,990
Anglo 22.9% 26.9% 32.9% 32.5%
Hispanic 72.3% 67.9% 60.9% 61.3%
Afr-Am 3.9% 4.0% 4.6% 4.6%
Other 1.4% 1.6%
Asian 0.7% 0.8%

2012 Election Analysis

394,251 Registered Voters
234,828 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
200,562 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 39.8% Barack Obama 58.4%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 41.5% Paul Sadler 54.3%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 37.2% Dale Henry 56.9%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 35.2% Michele Petty 59.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 38.5% Keith Hampton 57.6%
State Senate Grant Rostig 29.2% Judith Zaffirini 67.6%

2010 Election Analysis

400,931 Registered Voters
233,822 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
118,551 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 40.9% Bill White 56.2%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 45.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 49.5%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 50.5% Barbara Radnofsky 46.5%
Comptroller Susan Combs 73.1%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 44.0% Hector Uribe 53.0%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 44.1% Hank Gilbert 51.3%
RR Commish David Porter 43.6% Jeff Weems 50.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 42.8% Jim Sharp 53.8%
Supreme Court Paul Green 43.2% Bill Moody 53.2%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 46.2% Blake Bailey 49.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 43.5% Keith Hampton 52.8%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Senator steps nimbly, in heels, to top post - Houston Chronicle

Senator steps nimbly, in heels, to top post
Houston Chronicle
Judith Zaffirini, a Laredo Democrat and Finance member (who was the target of the late Bullock's short-skirts-and-heels comment), commended Nelson's "textbook" handling of the anti-abortion bill at the Republican's first meeting as Finance chair: "I ...

Border security costs escalating - Houston Chronicle

Fox News Latino

Border security costs escalating
Houston Chronicle
Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, questioned the likelihood that the Pentagon will reimburse Texas for the tens of millions of dollars in Guard costs, for what should be a federal responsibility. "Very unlikely," Nichols responded. Mike Morrissey, Perry's ...
Senators Discuss Funding of National Guard DeploymentTexas Tribune
Nelson: ?It's a great time to speed? in North Texas, with state troopers ...Dallas Morning News (blog)

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Senate Districts

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