SD23

SD23

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Overview

Who & Where

Royce West

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 813,699 576,192 436,725
Anglo 14.8% 18.7% 24.7%
Hispanic 43.5% 38.7% 22.7%
Afr-Am 40.4% 40.9% 49.9%
Other 2.0% 2.2%
Asian 1.3%

2012 Election Analysis

390,137 Registered Voters
74,566 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
235,868 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 18.1% Barack Obama 81.1%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 19.3% Paul Sadler 78.7%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 18.5% Dale Henry 78.7%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 17.0% Michele Petty 80.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 17.8% Keith Hampton 80.2%
State Senate Bishop John Lawson 18.1% Royce West 81.9%

2010 Election Analysis

391,521 Registered Voters
70,770 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
132,486 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 19.2% Bill White 79.3%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 21.6% Linda Chavez-Thompson 76.4%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 23.5% Barbara Radnofsky 75.2%
Comptroller Susan Combs 59.7%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 20.9% Hector Uribe 77.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 20.7% Hank Gilbert 77.3%
RR Commish David Porter 20.2% Jeff Weems 77.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 20.9% Jim Sharp 77.5%
Supreme Court Paul Green 20.5% Bill Moody 77.9%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 21.6% Blake Bailey 76.5%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 20.2% Keith Hampton 78.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Dallas Senator Royce West Is Working to Get Body Cameras on More Texas Cops - Dallas Observer
Dallas Senator Royce West Is Working to Get Body Cameras on More Texas CopsDallas ObserverOn the same day that a Dallas County grand jury refused to indict two Dallas police officers for the shooting of Jason Harrison, a shooting that was captured on one of the officer's body cameras, the Texas State Senate approved a program that would ...and more »
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Senate votes to create special district for low-performing schools in Texas - Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Senate votes to create special district for low-performing schools in TexasDallas Morning News (blog)AUSTIN ? Public schools in Texas that are low performing for two years could be placed in a special statewide school district to help them improve under legislation approved Thursday by the Senate. The measure by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, would create ...and more »
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Texas might finally undo its strict regulations on African hair braiding - Raw Story
Raw Story
Texas might finally undo its strict regulations on African hair braidingRaw StoryIsis Brantley is a hair's breadth away from the end of her decades-long battle with the state to practice and teach African hair braiding in Texas, after a measure to deregulate the industry passed the Texas Senate on Wednesday and will head to Gov ...Texas a Hair's Breadth Away From Cutting Braiding LawsMyHighPlainsall 2 news articles »
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Senate Districts

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