Texas' 15th Congressional District elections, 2014

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 20:20, 16 December 2012 by ZacharyH (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
2012

CongressLogo.png

Texas' 15th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Rubén Hinojosa Democratic Party
Ruben Hinojosa.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


Texas U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

Flag of Texas.png
The 15th congressional district of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Texas is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party. At the primary, they may choose which party primary ballot to vote on, but in order to vote they must sign a pledge declaring they will not vote in another party's primary or convention that year.[3][4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Ruben Hinojosa (D), who was first elected in 1996.

Texas' 15th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Brooks, Duvall, Live Oak, Karnes, Wilson, Guadalupe counties.[5]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates

Republican Party Eddie Zamora
Democratic Party Ruben Hinojosa
Libertarian Party Johnny Partain


March 4, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history

2012

The 15th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Ruben Hinojosa (D) won re-election. He defeated Dale Brueggemann (R) and Ronald Finch (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 15 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuben Hinojosa Incumbent 60.9% 89,296
     Republican Dale A. Brueggemann 36.9% 54,056
     Libertarian Ron Finch 2.3% 3,309
Total Votes 146,661
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Rubén Hinojosa won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Eddie Zamora (R) and Aaron I. Cohn (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 15, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRubén Hinojosa Incumbent 55.7% 53,546
     Republican Eddie Zamora 41.6% 39,964
     Libertarian Aaron I. Cohn 2.7% 2,570
Total Votes 96,080

See also

External links

References