Texas' 29th Congressional District

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Texas' 29th Congressional District
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Current incumbentGene Green Democratic Party
Population718,379
Gender50.4% Male, 49.6% Female
Race68.2% White, 9.8% Black, 1.6% Asian
Ethnicity76.4% Hispanic
Unemployment10.8%
Median household income$36,490
High school graduation rate58.5%
College graduation rate9.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 29th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes part of Harris county.[1]

The current representative of the 29th Congressional District is Gene Green (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 29th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 29th Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 29th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 29th Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Gene Green won re-election. He defeated James Stanczak (L) and Maria Selva (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 90% 86,053
     Libertarian James Stanczak 5.2% 4,996
     Green Maria Selva 4.8% 4,562
Total Votes 95,611
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roy Morales (R) and Brad Walters (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 64.6% 43,257
     Republican Roy Morales 34.1% 22,825
     Libertarian Brad Walters 1.3% 866
Total Votes 66,948

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Eric Story (R) and Joel Grace (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 74.6% 79,718
     Republican Eric Story 23.9% 25,512
     Libertarian Joel Grace 1.5% 1,564
Total Votes 106,794

2006
On November 7, 2006, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Eric Story (R) and Clifford Lee Messina (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 73.5% 37,174
     Republican Eric Story 24.4% 12,347
     Libertarian Clifford Lee Messina 2% 1,029
Total Votes 50,550

2004
On November 2, 2004, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Clifford Messina (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 94.1% 78,256
     Libertarian Clifford Messina 5.9% 4,868
Total Votes 83,124

2002
On November 5, 2002, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul Hansen (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 95.2% 55,760
     Libertarian Paul Hansen 4.8% 2,833
Total Votes 58,593

2000
On November 7, 2000, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Vu (R) and Ray Dittmar (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 73.3% 84,665
     Republican Joe Vu 25.6% 29,606
     Libertarian Ray Dittmar 1% 1,204
Total Votes 115,475

1998
On November 3, 1998, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lea Sherman (I) and James Chudleigh (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 92.8% 44,179
     Independent Lea Sherman 4.2% 2,013
     Libertarian James Chudleigh 3% 1,439
Total Votes 47,631

1996
On November 5, 1996, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Rodriguez (R) and Jack Klinger (U.S. Taxpayers) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 67.5% 61,751
     Republican Jack Rodriguez 31% 28,381
     U.S. Taxpayers Jack Klinger 1.5% 1,340
Total Votes 91,472

1994
On November 8, 1994, Gene Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Harold Eide (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green incumbent 73.4% 44,102
     Republican Harold Eide 26.6% 15,952
Total Votes 60,054

1992
On November 3, 1992, Gene Green won election to the United States House. He defeated Clark Kent Ervin (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green 64.9% 64,064
     Republican Clark Kent Ervin 35.1% 34,609
Total Votes 98,673

Redistricting

The 29th 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.[13]

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