SD6

SD6

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Overview

Who & Where

Sylvia Garcia

District Outlook

District Map

Population & Demographics

Total Pop. 18+ Pop. CVAP-10 CVAP-11
Total 812,881 551,137 367,345 372,420
Anglo 12.4% 15.5% 25.0% 23.8%
Hispanic 73.8% 70.0% 54.6% 56.3%
Afr-Am 12.3% 12.5% 17.2% 16.9%
Other 2.3% 2.6%
Asian 2.4% 2.2%

2013 Special Election

First Round: January 26, 2013

Candidate Votes  %
Rodolfo "Rudy" Reyes (Ind.) 125 0.76%
Dorothy Olmos (R) 461 2.82%
R.W. Bray (R) 1,015 6.20%
Carol Alvarado (D) 6,813 41.62%
Joaquin Martinez (D) 405 2.47%
Sylvia R. Garcia (D) 7,424 45.35%
Susan Delgado (D) 53 0.32%
Maria Selva (Grn.) 73 0.45%
Total Votes 16,369


Runoff: March 2, 2013

Candidate Votes  %
Carol Alvarado (D) 8,546 47.10%
Sylvia R. Garcia (D) 9,595 52.89%
Total Votes 18,141

2012 Election Analysis

283,768 Registered Voters
147,893 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
138,163 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
U.S. President Mitt Romney 32.5% Barack Obama 66.4%
U.S. Senate Ted Cruz 33.9% Paul Sadler 63.8%
RR Commish Christi Craddick 31.0% Dale Henry 65.5%
Supreme Court Nathan Hecht 29.4% Michele Petty 67.3%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller 31.0% Keith Hampton 67.0%
State Senate R.W. Bray 29.1% Mario Gallego 70.9%

2010 Election Analysis

290,230 Registered Voters
141,543 Spanish-Surnamed Registered Voters
83,615 Total Ballots

Contest Rep. Candidate R-% Dem. Candidate D-%
Governor Rick Perry 31.0% Bill White 67.4%
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst 34.9% Linda Chavez-Thompson 62.0%
Attorney General Greg Abbott 38.7% Barbara Radnofsky 59.7%
Comptroller Susan Combs 71.0%
Land Commish Jerry Patterson 34.4% Hector Uribe 63.6%
Ag. Commish Todd Staples 34.6% Hank Gilbert 63.0%
RR Commish David Porter 34.1% Jeff Weems 62.4%
Supreme Court Debra Lehrmann 34.3% Jim Sharp 63.9%
Supreme Court Paul Green 34.6% Bill Moody 63.5%
Supreme Court Eva Guzman 37.8% Blake Bailey 60.0%
Crt. of Criminal Appeals Michael Keasler 34.7% Keith Hampton 63.3%

Redistricting

2011 Redistricting


2001 Redistricting

News Results

Sen. Sylvia Garcia sponsoring supply drive for border relief - Chron.com (blog)

Sen. Sylvia Garcia sponsoring supply drive for border relief
Chron.com (blog)
Glenn Beck on Tuesday announced that he will be bringing tractor-trailers full of food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to McAllen, Texas on July 19 as a way to help care for some of the roughly 60,000 underage refugees who have crossed into ...
Garcia to raise supplies for refugee relief effortsYour Houston News

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Nelson hailed as first woman to lead a Texas budget panel - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Nelson hailed as first woman to lead a Texas budget panel
Dallas Morning News (blog)
At Tuesday's hearing, two female senators, Democrat Sylvia Garcia of Houston and Republican Donna Campbell of New Braunfels, sat on the dais with the 13 members present ? even though Garcia and Campbell aren't members. Nelson had invited all ...

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Senators Discuss Funding of National Guard Deployment - Texas Tribune

Fox News Latino

Senators Discuss Funding of National Guard Deployment
Texas Tribune
Republicans at the Senate Finance Committee hearing decried the federal government for abandoning its responsibility to secure the border, saying the Texas government should petition Washington for reimbursement over the next few months. But several ...
Where Will Money Come From To Fund The Texas Border Security Operation?Texas Public Radio

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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