Texas' 22nd Congressional District

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Texas' 22nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentPete Olson Republican Party
Population720,879
Gender50.3% Female, 49.7% Male
Race64.4% White, 17.1% Asian, 12.0% Black
Ethnicity25.2% Hispanic
Unemployment4.7%
Median household income$81,392
High school graduation rate89.3%
College graduation rate39.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 22nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes part of Ford Bend and Brazoria counties.[1]

The current representative of the 22nd Congressional District is Pete Olson (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 22nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 22nd Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 22nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 22nd Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Pete Olson (R) won re-election. He defeated Kesha Rogers (D), Steve Susman (L) and Don Cook (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Olson Incumbent 64% 160,668
     Democratic Kesha Rogers 32% 80,203
     Libertarian Steven Susman 2.4% 5,986
     Green Don Cook 1.6% 4,054
Total Votes 250,911
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Pete Olson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kesha Rogers (D), Steven Susman (L) and Johnny Williams (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Olson incumbent 67.5% 140,537
     Democratic Kesha Rogers 29.8% 62,082
     Libertarian Steven Susman 2.7% 5,538
     Write-in Johnny Williams 0% 66
Total Votes 208,223

2008
On November 4, 2008, Pete Olson won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent Nick Lampson (D) and John Wieder (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Olson 52.4% 161,996
     Democratic Nick Lampson incumbent 45.4% 140,160
     Libertarian John Wieder 2.2% 6,839
Total Votes 308,995

2006
On November 7, 2006, Nick Lampson won election to the United States House. He defeated Shelley Sekula Gibbs (Write-in), Bob Smither (L), Don Richardson (Write-in) and Joe Reasbeck (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNick Lampson 51.8% 76,775
     Write-in Shelley Sekula Gibbs incumbent 41.8% 61,938
     Libertarian Bob Smither 6.1% 9,009
     Write-in Don Richardson 0.3% 428
     Write-in Joe Reasbeck 0.1% 89
Total Votes 148,239

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Morrison (D), Michael Fjetland (I) and Tom Morrison (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 55.2% 150,386
     Democratic Richard Morrison 41.1% 112,034
     Independent Michael Fjetland 1.9% 5,314
     Libertarian Tom Morrison 1.8% 4,886
Total Votes 272,620

2002
On November 5, 2002, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tim Riley (D), Gerald LaFleur (L) and Joel West (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 63.2% 100,499
     Democratic Tim Riley 35% 55,716
     Libertarian Gerald LaFleur 1% 1,612
     Green Joel West 0.8% 1,257
Total Votes 159,084

2000
On November 7, 2000, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jo Ann Matranga (D), Bob Schneider (I) and Kent Probst (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 60.4% 154,662
     Democratic Jo Ann Matranga 36.2% 92,645
     Independent Bob Schneider 2.2% 5,577
     Libertarian Kent Probst 1.3% 3,383
Total Votes 256,267

1998
On November 3, 1998, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Hill Kemp (D) and Steve Grupe (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 65.2% 87,840
     Democratic Hill Kemp 33.7% 45,386
     Libertarian Steve Grupe 1.1% 1,494
Total Votes 134,720

1996
On November 5, 1996, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Douglas Cunningham (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 68.1% 126,056
     Democratic Scott Douglas Cunningham 31.9% 59,030
Total Votes 185,086

1994
On November 8, 1994, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Douglas Cunningham (D) and Gregory Pepper (I) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 73.7% 120,302
     Democratic Scott Douglas Cunningham 23.8% 38,826
     Independent Gregory Pepper 2.5% 4,016
Total Votes 163,144

1992
On November 3, 1992, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Konrad (D) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 68.9% 150,221
     Democratic Richard Konrad 31.1% 67,812
Total Votes 218,033

1990
On November 6, 1990, Tom DeLay won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bruce Director (D) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom DeLay incumbent 71.2% 93,425
     Democratic Bruce Director 28.8% 37,721
Total Votes 131,146

Redistricting

The 22nd 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 up to the U.S. Supreme Court before going into effect.[14]

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