David Sanchez (Texas)

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David Sanchez
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 26
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David Sanchez was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 26th Congressional District of Texas.

Sanchez was defeated by Republican incumbent Michael C. Burgess on November 6, 2012.[1]



See also: Texas' 26th Congressional District elections, 2012

Sanchez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 26th District. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. He ran against incumbent Michael C. Burgess (R) and Mark Boler (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

U.S. House, Texas District 26 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Burgess Incumbent 68.3% 176,642
     Democratic David Sanchez 28.7% 74,237
     Libertarian Mark Boler 3% 7,844
Total Votes 258,723
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Sanchez's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Sanchez did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Sanchez's campaign committee raised a total of $11,274 and spent $10,226.[4]