Texas' 20th Congressional District

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Texas' 20th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJoaquin Castro Democratic Party
Population716,759
Gender50.6% Female, 49.4% Male
Race78.7% White, 4.7% Black, 2.5% Asian
Ethnicity66.3% Hispanic
Unemployment8.8%
Median household income$42,934
High school graduation rate79.8%
College graduation rate23.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 20th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes part of Bezar county.[1]

The current representative of the 20th Congressional District is Joaquin Castro (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 20th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 20th Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

General election candidates

Democratic Party Joaquin Castro
Libertarian Party Jeffrey Blunt


March 4, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joaquin Castro Incumbent 0% 0
     Libertarian Jeffrey Blunt 0% 0
Total Votes 0

2012

See also: Texas' 20th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 20th Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Joaquin Castro (D) won election. He defeated David Rosa (R), A.E. Potts (L) and Antonio Diaz (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoaquin Castro 63.9% 119,032
     Republican David Rosa 33.5% 62,376
     Libertarian A.E. Potts 1.7% 3,143
     Green Antonio Diaz 0.9% 1,626
Total Votes 186,177
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Clayton Trotter (R) and Michael Idrogo (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 63.6% 58,645
     Republican Clayton Trotter 34.4% 31,757
     Libertarian Michael Idrogo 1.9% 1,783
Total Votes 92,185

2008
On November 4, 2008, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Litoff (R) and Michael Idrogo (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 71.9% 127,298
     Republican Robert Litoff 25.2% 44,585
     Libertarian Michael Idrogo 2.9% 5,172
Total Votes 177,055

2006
On November 7, 2006, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Idrogo (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 87.4% 68,348
     Libertarian Michael Idrogo 12.6% 9,897
Total Votes 78,245

2004
On November 2, 2004, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger Scott (R), Jessie Bouley (I) and Michael Idrogo (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 65.5% 112,480
     Republican Roger Scott 32% 54,976
     Independent Jessie Bouley 1.4% 2,377
     Libertarian Michael Idrogo 1.1% 1,971
Total Votes 171,804

2002
On November 5, 2002, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 100% 68,685
Total Votes 68,685

2000
On November 7, 2000, Charles Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alejandro De Pena (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Gonzalez incumbent 87.7% 107,487
     Libertarian Alejandro De Pena 12.3% 15,087
Total Votes 122,574

1998
On November 3, 1998, Charlie Gonzalez won election to the United States House. He defeated James Walker (R) and Alejandro DePena (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie Gonzalez 63.2% 50,356
     Republican James Walker 35.6% 28,347
     Libertarian Alejandro DePena 1.3% 1,010
Total Votes 79,713

1996
On November 5, 1996, Henry Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Walker (R), Alejandro DePena (L) and Lyndon Felps (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Gonzalez incumbent 63.7% 88,190
     Republican James Walker 34.4% 47,616
     Libertarian Alejandro DePena 1.6% 2,156
     Natural Law Lyndon Felps 0.3% 447
Total Votes 138,409

1994
On November 8, 1994, Henry Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carl Bill Colyer (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Gonzalez incumbent 62.5% 60,114
     Republican Carl Bill Colyer 37.5% 36,035
Total Votes 96,149

1992
On November 3, 1992, Henry Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Gonzalez incumbent 100% 103,755
Total Votes 103,755

1990
On November 6, 1990, Henry Gonzalez won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Gonzalez incumbent 100% 56,318
Total Votes 56,318

Redistricting

The 20th Congressional District of Texas, prior to the 2010-2011 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Texas

Texas was redistricted in 2011. The controversial map, approved by the Texas Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Perry, was appealed up to the U.S. Supreme Court before going into effect.[14]

See also

External links

References

  1. Texas Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 24, 2012
  2. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Texas," November 6, 2012
  3. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. Washington Times, "High court to ponder Texas redistricting," accessed December 14, 2011