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Who & Where

Brian Birdwell

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 809,840 592,255 530,905
Anglo 63.1% 67.6% 73.7%
Hispanic 21.5% 18.0% 11.9%
Afr-Am 12.4% 11.3% 11.4%
Other 3.4% 3.3%
Asian 1.7%

2012 Election Analysis

447,474 Registered Voters
46,384 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
275,324 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 68.0% Barack Obama 30.7%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 66.5% Paul Sadler 30.9%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 66.2% Dale Henry 30.2%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 63.1% Michele Petty 32.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 65.6% Keith Hampton 31.2%
State Senate Brian Birdwell 85.6%

2010 Election Analysis

451,261 Registered Voters
44,313 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
180,192 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 60.1% Bill White 36.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 70.1% Linda Chavez-Thompson 26.6%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 72.4% Barbara Radnofsky 25.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 86.9%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 69.7% Hector Uribe 26.9%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 67.8% Hank Gilbert 28.6%
RR Commish David Porter 67.2% Jeff Weems 28.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 66.8% Jim Sharp 30.3%
Supreme Court Paul Green 67.2% Bill Moody 29.7%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 66.1% Blake Bailey 29.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 67.8% Keith Hampton 29.3%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Texas Senate approves border security bill - Dallas Morning News
Texas Senate approves border security billDallas Morning NewsSen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, said the bill he sponsored will make it possible for the state to handle key border security issues until the federal government adequately protects the border. ?The will of the people of Texas is to protect their ...State Senate passes $800M border-security billEl Paso TimesSenate approves bill to boost DPS troops along the borderChron.comSenate OKs border security bill, top priority for governorKGBT-TVall 664 news articles »
Lawmakers set to negotiate Hazlewood bill - Austin American-Statesman
Austin American-Statesman
Lawmakers set to negotiate Hazlewood billAustin American-StatesmanState Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, the Legislature's longest-serving military veteran, has said his original bill ? passed by the Senate in a 24-7 vote ? is critical as it would rein in the escalating cost of a state tuition program known as ...and more »
William McRaven Warns That Texas' Proposed College Gun Law Could Result ... - Huffington Post
William McRaven Warns That Texas' Proposed College Gun Law Could Result ...Huffington PostState Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) has previously said that he sponsored the bill because students "expressed concerns to me about their ability to protect themselves." Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has said he supports the campus carry legislation.

Senate Districts

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