Texas' 35th Congressional District
|Texas' 35th Congressional District|
|Current incumbent||Lloyd Doggett|
|Gender||50.4% Male, 49.6% Female|
|Race||64.0% White, 9.6% Black, 1.6% Asian|
|Median household income||$36,792|
|High school graduation rate||72.3%|
|College graduation rate||15.0%|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
The current representative of the 35th Congressional District is Lloyd Doggett (D).
The 35th Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
The 35th Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. in which the incumbent from the 25th District, Lloyd Doggett (D) won election. He defeated Susan Narvaiz (R), Ross Lynn Leone (L), Meghan Owen (G) and Simon Alvarado (I) in the general election.
|U.S. House, Texas District 35 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Lloyd Doggett Incumbent||63.9%||105,626|
|Libertarian||Ross Lynn Leone||2.5%||4,082|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- 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. The 35th District was ranked by the National Journal as one of the ten most contorted congressional districts as a result of redistricting.
- OpenCongress Texas's 35th Congressional District
- GovTrack.us Texas's 35th Congressional District & Map
- National Journal, "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012
- Texas Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
- Politico, "2012 Election Map, Texas," November 6, 2012
- Washington Times "High court to ponder Texas redistricting," Accessed December 14, 2011