Texas' 33rd Congressional District

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The 33rd congressional district of Texas is a new district created during the recent redistricting cycle as a result of the 2010 Census. It held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

Texas' 33rd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties.[1]

The current representative of the 33rd congressional district is Marc Veasey (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 33rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 33rd congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which Marc Veasey (D) won election. He defeated Chuck Bradley (R) and Ed Lindsay (L) in the general election. This was the first election for this newly created district.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 33 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Veasey 72.5% 85,114
     Republican Chuck Bradley 25.8% 30,252
     Green Ed Lindsay 1.7% 2,009
Total Votes 117,375
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Redistricting

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 the case has been taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court.[3]

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