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Who & Where

Craig Estes

District Outlook

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Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP
Total 829,574 623,474 572,300
Anglo 76.0% 79.0% 84.3%
Hispanic 15.3% 12.7% 7.9%
Afr-Am 5.8% 5.3% 5.2%
Other 3.2% 3.1%
Asian 0.8%

2012 Election Analysis

476,950 Registered Voters
29,976 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
297,514 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 75.7% Barack Obama 22.6%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 73.6% Paul Sadler 23.2%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 73.4% Dale Henry 22.4%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 70.9% Michele Petty 24.2%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 72.8% Keith Hampton 23.6%
State Senate Craig Estes 86.1%

2010 Election Analysis

485,314 Registered Voters
29,040 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
181,288 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 68.2% Bill White 28.1%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 75.8% Linda Chavez-Thompson 20.3%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 77.9% Barbara Radnofsky 19.4%
Comptroller Susan Combs 88.4%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 76.1% Hector Uribe 20.1%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 74.6% Hank Gilbert 21.6%
RR Commish David Porter 73.7% Jeff Weems 21.5%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 73.7% Jim Sharp 22.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 74.5% Bill Moody 22.0%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 73.2% Blake Bailey 22.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 74.7% Keith Hampton 22.0%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

Estes doesn't vote with GOP on rule change, stripped of ag committee ... - Mineral Wells Index
Mineral Wells Index
Estes doesn't vote with GOP on rule change, stripped of ag committee ...Mineral Wells IndexThe rule change cast aside nearly 70 years of Senate tradition and delivered on a Patrick campaign promise to boost Republican power. The only Republican who didn't cast a vote for the rule change, Sen. Craig Estes of Wichita Falls, was stripped of his ...New politics of the expanded conservative GOP majority in the Senate being ...San Antonio Express-NewsWinners and Losers on the Senate Committees: The shakeout from Dan Patrick's ...Austin ChronicleFewer Democrats, 1 GOP freshman named Texas Senate chairsAustin American-StatesmanTexas Public Radio (blog)all 138 news articles »
Texas Senate changes rule, thwarts Democrats - San Angelo Standard Times
San Angelo Standard Times
Texas Senate changes rule, thwarts DemocratsSan Angelo Standard TimesState Sen. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville, was the only Democrat to vote with Republicans, citing hard times in the past overcoming the two-thirds rule for his legislation. State Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, did not vote. ?I chose not to vote on that ...Texas Senate OKs rule to boost GOP powerAustin American-StatesmanHighlights from around the CapitolHouston ChronicleGOP forces Texas Senate change, increasing its powerSan Antonio Express-Newsall 243 news articles »
Estes files handgun open carry bill - Mineral Wells Index
Mineral Wells Index
Estes files handgun open carry billMineral Wells IndexAUSTIN - State Sen. Craig Estes filed a bill on Friday that would authorize open carry of modern handguns in Texas by anyone with a license, so long as the handguns are carried in shoulder or belt holsters. Texas is currently one of the few states that ...and more »

Senate Districts

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