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Texas' 36th Congressional District

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Texas' 36th Congressional District
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Current incumbentSteve Stockman Republican Party
Population712,433
Gender50.1% Male, 49.9% Female
Race78.7% White, 10.1% Black, 2.3% Asian
Ethnicity22.9% Hispanic
Unemployment11.0%
Median household income$50,790
High school graduation rate82.5%
College graduation rate17.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 36th Congressional District of Texas is a new district created during the recent redistricting cycle as a result of the 2010 Census.

Texas' 36th Congressional District is located in the far eastern portion of the state and includes Newton, Jasper, Orange, Tyler, Polk, Liberty, Chambers and Harris counties.[1]

The current representative of the 36th Congressional District is Steve Stockman (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 36th Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 36th Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Steve Stockman (R) won election. He defeated Max Martin (D) and Michael Cole (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 36 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stockman 70.7% 165,405
     Democratic Max Martin 26.6% 62,143
     Libertarian Michael K. Cole 2.7% 6,284
Total Votes 233,832
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Redistricting

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.[3]

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