Texas' 3rd Congressional District

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The 3rd congressional district of Texas is in the southeastern portion of the state of Texas.

Texas' 3rd Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes part of Collin county.[1]

The district previously encompassed a suburban area north and northeast of Dallas.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Sam Johnson (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Sam Johnson (R) won re-election in an unopposed race.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson Incumbent 100% 187,180
Total Votes 187,180
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Lingenfelder (D), Christopher Claytor (L) and Harry Pierce (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 66.3% 101,180
     Democratic John Lingenfelder 31.3% 47,848
     Libertarian Christopher Claytor 2.4% 3,602
     Write-in Harry Pierce 0% 22
Total Votes 152,652

2008
On November 4, 2008, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Daley (D) and Christopher Claytor (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 59.7% 170,742
     Democratic Tom Daley 38% 108,693
     Libertarian Christopher Claytor 2.2% 6,348
Total Votes 285,783

2006
On November 7, 2006, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Dodd (D) and Christopher Claytor (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 62.5% 88,690
     Democratic Dan Dodd 34.9% 49,529
     Libertarian Christopher Claytor 2.6% 3,662
Total Votes 141,881

2004
On November 2, 2004, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul Jenkins (I) and James Vessels (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 85.6% 180,099
     Independent Paul Jenkins 8.1% 16,966
     Libertarian James Vessels 6.3% 13,287
Total Votes 210,352

2002
On November 5, 2002, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Manny Molera (D) and John Davis (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 73.9% 113,974
     Democratic Manny Molera 24.3% 37,503
     Libertarian John Davis 1.7% 2,656
Total Votes 154,133

2000
On November 7, 2000, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Billy Wayne Zachary (D) and Lance Flores (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 71.6% 187,486
     Democratic Billy Wayne Zachary 25.7% 67,233
     Libertarian Lance Flores 2.7% 7,178
Total Votes 261,897

1998
On November 3, 1998, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ken Ashby (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 91.2% 106,690
     Libertarian Ken Ashby 8.8% 10,288
Total Votes 116,978

1996
On November 5, 1996, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lee Cole (D) and John Davis (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 73% 142,325
     Democratic Lee Cole 24.4% 47,654
     Libertarian John Davis 2.6% 5,045
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 195,026

1994
On November 8, 1994, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Donahue (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 91% 157,011
     Libertarian Tom Donahue 9% 15,611
Total Votes 172,622

1992
On November 3, 1992, Sam Johnson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Noel Kopala (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson incumbent 86.1% 201,569
     Libertarian Noel Kopala 13.9% 32,570
Total Votes 234,139

1990
On November 6, 1990, Steve Bartlett won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Noel Kopala (Write-in) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Bartlett incumbent 99.6% 153,857
     Write-in Noel Kopala 0.4% 617
Total Votes 154,474

Redistricting

The 3rd 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 has been appealed, and the case has been taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court.[14]

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