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Who & Where

Brian Birdwell

District Outlook

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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

Local leaders lay out legislative priorities - Waco Tribune-Herald
KXXV News Channel 25
Local leaders lay out legislative prioritiesWaco Tribune-HeraldState Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, and state Rep. Charles ?Doc? Anderson, R-Waco, joined the conversation at the brief policy summit. They said it would help guide them in the 2015 legislative session, but they made no specific promises about ...Greater Waco Leaders Lay Out Priorities for Legislative SessionKXXV News Channel 25all 2 news articles »
Weekly recap of thoughts, viewpoints and opinions - Waco Tribune-Herald
Weekly recap of thoughts, viewpoints and opinionsWaco Tribune-HeraldQuote of the Week is from state Sen. Brian Birdwell while conferring with local elected officials about their legislative priorities in 2015: ?I'm trying to make sure that, as a state legislator, I'm not simply going to Austin and voting for things in ...
Health Commissioner Endorses "Mega-Agency" - Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Health Commissioner Endorses "Mega-Agency"Texas TribuneAt Wednesday's hearing, lawmakers asked Sunset staff whether the consolidation was necessary, because they predicted only modest savings as a result. ?I'm still not sure exactly what we're trying to fix here,? said state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury.and more »

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