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Texas' 33rd Congressional District

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Texas' 33rd Congressional District
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Current incumbentMarc Veasey Democratic Party
Population710,945
Gender51.3% Male, 48.7% Female
Race64.8% White, 15.6% Black, 2.6% Asian
Ethnicity65.0% Hispanic
Unemployment13.3%
Median household income$32,316
High school graduation rate57.4%
College graduation rate8.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 33rd Congressional District of Texas is a new district created during the recent redistricting cycle as a result of the 2010 Census.

Texas' 33rd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties.[1]

The current representative of the 33rd Congressional District is Marc Veasey (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 33rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 33rd Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 33rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 33rd Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Marc Veasey (D) won election. He defeated Chuck Bradley (R) and Ed Lindsay (L) in the general election. This was the first election for this newly created district.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 33 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Veasey 72.5% 85,114
     Republican Chuck Bradley 25.8% 30,252
     Green Ed Lindsay 1.7% 2,009
Total Votes 117,375
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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