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Who & Where

Robert Nichols

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 843,567 641,369 597,775
Anglo 72.5% 75.3% 79.7%
Hispanic 12.9% 10.6% 5.8%
Afr-Am 13.0% 12.5% 13.0%
Other 1.8% 1.7%
Asian 0.4%

2012 Election Analysis

488,989 Registered Voters
22,697 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
300,296 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 75.5% Barack Obama 23.4%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 72.4% Paul Sadler 25.4%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 71.2% Dale Henry 25.6%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 68.6% Michele Petty 27.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 70.6% Keith Hampton 26.6%
State Senate Robert Nichols 100.0%

2010 Election Analysis

497,278 Registered Voters
21,593 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
202,590 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 65.4% Bill White 32.0%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 74.1% Linda Chavez-Thompson 23.1%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 76.1% Barbara Radnofsky 21.8%
Comptroller Susan Combs 88.8%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 74.6% Hector Uribe 22.5%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 74.2% Hank Gilbert 23.1%
RR Commish David Porter 71.0% Jeff Weems 25.1%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 69.4% Jim Sharp 28.0%
Supreme Court Paul Green 71.3% Bill Moody 25.8%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 69.2% Blake Bailey 26.4%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 71.6% Keith Hampton 25.9%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Attack Site Targets Noted Pinko Robert Nichols - The Texas Observer
Attack Site Targets Noted Pinko Robert NicholsThe Texas ObserverState Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) isn't exactly a communist. Taciturn and serious, he's represented his East Texas district since 2007. As head of the Senate Committee on Transportation, he's pursued modest policy proposals and generally ...and more »
BUSINESS NEWS, July 27 - San Angelo Standard Times
BUSINESS NEWS, July 27San Angelo Standard TimesCharles Perry and Robert Nichols, Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddock, Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Lt. Gen. Joe Weber, and several corporate and agency representatives. For more information, go to, call ...
The 2015 Texas Senate, from left to right - TribTalk
The 2015 Texas Senate, from left to rightTribTalkThe third bloc contains four senators, with Robert Nichols of Jacksonville and Larry Taylor of Friendswood serving as bookends. The final, centrist conservative bloc comprises four senators: Joan Huffman of Houston, Kel Seliger of Amarillo, Craig Estes ...and more »

Senate Districts

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