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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%


2011 Redistricting

2001 Redistricting

News Results

State Senator Sylvia Garcia speaks at town hall in West Baytown - The Baytown Sun
The Baytown Sun
State Senator Sylvia Garcia speaks at town hall in West BaytownThe Baytown SunState Sen. Sylvia Garcia was in Baytown Wednesday night informing citizens of District 6 of her efforts in the 84th legislative session. Garcia attended a town hall meeting hosted by the West Baytown Civic Association at the Promise Center on Market ...
Texas Senate Investigates Planned Parenthood over Sales of Aborted Baby Body Parts - Breitbart News
Breitbart News
Texas Senate Investigates Planned Parenthood over Sales of Aborted Baby Body PartsBreitbart NewsSenators Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) and Don Huffines (R-Dallas) sat at the committee dias and participated. Neither senator are members of the Health and Human Services committee. Senator Charles Schwertner convened the hearing following the release ...Planned Parenthood a no show at State Senate hearingMyFox AustinPlanned Parenthood Blasted at Texas Senate'Farce' Not Strong Enough Word to Describe Outrageous Planned Parenthood ...RH Reality Checkall 3,450 news articles »
TEXAS VIEW: Local police are busy enough - Odessa American
TEXAS VIEW: Local police are busy enoughOdessa AmericanAs state Sen. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, noted in a Houston Chronicle op-ed not long ago, HPD was unable to follow up on nearly 20,000 criminal cases they had leads on due to a shortage of officers. For another, police officials know that a ?show me ...and more »

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