SD26

SD26

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Overview

Who & Where

Leticia Van de Putte

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 802,046 589,522 508,680 514,260
Anglo 21.2% 24.8% 28.7% 28.5%
Hispanic 68.4% 64.8% 61.2% 61.2%
Afr-Am 8.1% 7.6% 7.5% 7.6%
Other 3.3% 3.5%
Asian 1.5% 1.4%

2012 Election Analysis

388,282 Registered Voters
214,820 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
207,960 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 36.3% Barack Obama 62.0%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 36.1% Paul Sadler 60.6%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 36.0% Dale Henry 59.3%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 33.1% Michele Petty 63.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 36.5% Keith Hampton 60.6%
State Senate Leticia Van de Putte 80.3%

2010 Election Analysis

406,523 Registered Voters
219,706 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
117,909 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 38.0% Bill White 59.1%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 42.9% Linda Chavez-Thompson 53.1%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 49.0% Barbara Radnofsky 48.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 73.2%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 41.7% Hector Uribe 55.3%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 42.0% Hank Gilbert 54.0%
RR Commish David Porter 40.9% Jeff Weems 53.8%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 42.4% Jim Sharp 54.6%
Supreme Court Paul Green 42.1% Bill Moody 54.7%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 45.4% Blake Bailey 50.8%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 42.4% Keith Hampton 54.4%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Van de Putte Calls for Expanded Medicaid Coverage - Texas Tribune

Van de Putte Calls for Expanded Medicaid Coverage
Texas Tribune
Leticia Van de Putte vowed to overturn Republican opposition to expanding the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act if elected lieutenant governor, saying the state should act to protect poor, uninsured adults. The San Antonio Democrat ...

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Patrick, Van de Putte grill education chief over state testing - Houston Chronicle

The Texas Observer

Patrick, Van de Putte grill education chief over state testing
Houston Chronicle
AUSTIN - In a rare moment of agreement Tuesday, Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte took a break from wrangling over debate dates and policy disagreements to grill education officials on the continued feasibility of state testing methods. During a ...
Lege Takes Up Testing?Another Year Older and Not Much WiserThe Texas Observer
Education Commissioner: "The System Needs to Catch Up"Texas Tribune
Education chief under fire for low passing standards on STAARDallas Morning News (blog)
Texas Public Radio -KGNS.tv
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Senate Districts

District SD1, SD2, SD3, SD4, SD5, SD6, SD7, SD8, SD9, SD10, SD11, SD12, SD13, SD14, SD15, SD16, SD17, SD18, SD19, SD20, SD21, SD22, SD23, SD24, SD25, SD26, SD27, SD28, SD29, SD30, SD31