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Texas' 12th congressional district
Current incumbentKay Granger Republican Party
Population710,406
Gender51.6% Female, 48.4% Male
Race83.1% White, 7.8% Black, 2.7% Asian
Ethnicity20.9% Hispanic
Unemployment8.1%
Median household income$56,155
High school graduation rate88.0%
College graduation rate28.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 12th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties.[1]

The district previously included the western half of Tarrant county, as well as all of Parker and Wise counties in the state of Texas.

The current representative of the 12th congressional district is Kay Granger (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 12th congressional district elections, 2014

The 12th congressional district of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 12th congressional district elections, 2012

The 12th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Kay Granger (R) won re-election. She defeated Dave Robinson (D) and Matthew Solodow (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger Incumbent 70.9% 175,649
     Democratic Dave Robinson 26.7% 66,080
     Libertarian Matthew Solodow 2.4% 5,983
Total Votes 247,712
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tracey Smith (D) and Matthew Solodow (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 71.9% 109,882
     Democratic Tracey Smith 25.1% 38,434
     Libertarian Matthew Solodow 3% 4,601
Total Votes 152,917

2008
On November 4, 2008, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tracey Smith (D) and Shiloh Sidney Shambaugh (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 67.6% 181,662
     Democratic Tracey Smith 30.6% 82,250
     Libertarian Shiloh Sidney Shambaugh 1.8% 4,842
Total Votes 268,754

2006
On November 7, 2006, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Morris (D) and Gardner Osbourne (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 66.9% 98,371
     Democratic John Morris 31.1% 45,676
     Libertarian Gardner Osbourne 2% 2,888
Total Votes 146,935

2004
On November 2, 2004, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Felix Alvarado (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 72.3% 173,222
     Democratic Felix Alvarado 27.7% 66,316
Total Votes 239,538

2002
On November 5, 2002, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Edward Hanson (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 91.9% 121,208
     Libertarian Edward Hanson 8.1% 10,723
Total Votes 131,931

2000
On November 7, 2000, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mark Greene (D) and Ricky Clay (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 62.7% 117,739
     Democratic Mark Greene 36% 67,612
     Libertarian Ricky Clay 1.4% 2,565
Total Votes 187,916

1998
On November 3, 1998, Kay Granger won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tom Hall (D) and Paul Barthel (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger incumbent 61.9% 66,740
     Democratic Tom Hall 36.3% 39,084
     Libertarian Paul Barthel 1.8% 1,917
Total Votes 107,741

1996
On November 5, 1996, Kay Granger won election to the United States House. She defeated Hugh Parmer (D) and Heather Proffer (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Granger 57.8% 98,349
     Democratic Hugh Parmer 41% 69,859
     Natural Law Heather Proffer 1.2% 1,996
Total Votes 170,204

1994
On November 8, 1994, Pete Geren won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ernest Anderson, Jr. (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPete Geren incumbent 68.7% 96,372
     Republican Ernest Anderson, Jr. 31.3% 43,959
Total Votes 140,331

1992
On November 3, 1992, Pete Geren won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Hobbs (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPete Geren incumbent 62.8% 125,492
     Republican David Hobbs 37.2% 74,432
Total Votes 199,924

1990
On November 6, 1990, Pete Geren won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike McGinn (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 12 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPete Geren incumbent 71.3% 98,026
     Republican Mike McGinn 28.7% 39,438
Total Votes 137,464

Redistricting

The 12th 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 and taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court before going into effect.[14]

External links

See also

References

  1. Texas Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 24, 2012
  2. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  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