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Texas' 11th Congressional District

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Texas' 11th congressional district
Current incumbentMike Conaway Republican Party
Population700,744
Gender50.4% Female, 49.6% Male
Race88.5% White, 4.0% Black
Ethnicity34.0% Hispanic
Unemployment5.7%
Median household income$44,607
High school graduation rate79.6%
College graduation rate18.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 11th Congressional District is located in the west central portion of the state and includes Andrews, Ector, Midland, Martin, Dawson, Glasscock, Mitchell, Sterling, Irion, Tom Green, Coke, Runnels, Concho, Mendar, Kimble, Coleman, Callahan, McCulloch, Mason, Llano, San Saba, Mills, Comanche, Brown, Eastland, Palo Pinto, Hood and Erath counties.[1]

The district previously included much of the northern outlying areas of metro Houston and Beaumont.

The current representative of the 11th congressional district is Mike Conaway (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 11th congressional district elections, 2012

The 11th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Mike Conaway (R) won re-election. He defeated Jim Riley (D) and Scott Ballard (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Conaway Incumbent 78.6% 177,742
     Democratic Jim Riley 18.6% 41,970
     Libertarian Scott J. Ballard 2.8% 6,311
Total Votes 226,023
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike Conaway won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Quillian (D), James Powell (L) and Jim Howe (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Conaway incumbent 80.8% 125,581
     Democratic James Quillian 15.4% 23,989
     Libertarian James Powell 2.8% 4,321
     Green Jim Howe 0.9% 1,449
Total Votes 155,340

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike Conaway won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Strohm (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Conaway incumbent 88.3% 189,625
     Libertarian John Strohm 11.7% 25,051
Total Votes 214,676

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mike Conaway won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Conaway incumbent 100% 107,268
Total Votes 107,268

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike Conaway won election to the United States House. He defeated Wayne Raasch (D) and Jeffrey Blunt (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Conaway 76.8% 177,291
     Democratic Wayne Raasch 21.8% 50,339
     Libertarian Jeffrey Blunt 1.4% 3,347
Total Votes 230,977

2002
On November 5, 2002, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ramsey Farley (R) and Andrew Paul Farris (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 51.6% 74,678
     Republican Ramsey Farley 47.1% 68,236
     Libertarian Andrew Paul Farris 1.3% 1,943
Total Votes 144,857

2000
On November 7, 2000, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ramsey Farley (R) and Mark Swanstrom (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 54.8% 105,782
     Republican Ramsey Farley 44.3% 85,546
     Libertarian Mark Swanstrom 0.8% 1,590
Total Votes 192,918

1998
On November 3, 1998, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Vince Hanke (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 82.4% 71,142
     Libertarian Vince Hanke 17.6% 15,161
Total Votes 86,303

1996
On November 5, 1996, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Mathis (R) and Ken Hardin (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 56.8% 99,990
     Republican Jay Mathis 42.4% 74,549
     Natural Law Ken Hardin 0.8% 1,396
Total Votes 175,935

1994
On November 8, 1994, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Broyles (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 59.2% 76,667
     Republican Jim Broyles 40.8% 52,876
Total Votes 129,543

1992
On November 3, 1992, Chet Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Broyles (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards incumbent 67.4% 119,999
     Republican James Broyles 32.6% 58,033
Total Votes 178,032

1990
On November 6, 1990, Chet Edwards won election to the United States House. He defeated Hugh Shine (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 11 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChet Edwards 53.5% 73,810
     Republican Hugh Shine 46.5% 64,269
Total Votes 138,079

Redistricting

The 11th 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 has been appealed, and the case has been taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court.[14]

External links

See also

References

  1. Texas Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
  2. ABC News "2012 General Election Results"
  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