Texas' 35th Congressional District
|Texas' 35th congressional district|
|Current incumbent||Lloyd Doggett|
|Gender||50.4% Male, 49.6% Female|
|Race||64.0% White, 9.6% Black, 1.6% Asian|
|Median household income||$36,792|
|High school graduation rate||72.3%|
|College graduation rate||15.0%|
The current representative of the 35th congressional district is Lloyd Doggett (D).
The 35th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. in which the incumbent from the 25th district, Lloyd Doggett (D) won election. He defeated Susan Narvaiz (R), Ross Lynn Leone (L), Meghan Owen (G) and Simon Alvarado (I) in the general election.
|U.S. House, Texas District 35 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Lloyd Doggett Incumbent||63.9%||105,626|
|Libertarian||Ross Lynn Leone||2.5%||4,082|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- See also: Redistricting in Texas
Texas was redistricted in 2011. The controversial map approved by the Texas Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Perry has been appealed, and the case has been taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. The 35th district was ranked by the National Journal as one of the ten most contorted congressional districts as a result of redistricting.
- OpenCongress Texas's 35th Congressional District
- GovTrack.us Texas's 35th Congressional District & Map