Texas' 7th Congressional District

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Texas' 7th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJohn Culberson Republican Party
Population726,696
Gender50.3% Male, 49.7% Female
Race65.2% White, 12.5% Black, 9.7% Asian
Ethnicity31.5% Hispanic
Unemployment7.3%
Median household income$63,282
High school graduation rate88.0%
College graduation rate45.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Texas' 7th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes part of Harris county.[1]

The district previously served a small area of western Harris County.

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is John Culberson (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent John Culberson (R) won re-election. He defeated James Cargas (D), Drew Parks (L) and Lance Findley (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson Incumbent 60.8% 142,793
     Democratic James Cargas 36.4% 85,553
     Libertarian Drew Parks 2% 4,669
     Green Lance Findley 0.8% 1,822
Total Votes 234,837
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Culberson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Townsend (L) and Lissa Squiers (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson incumbent 81.4% 143,655
     Libertarian Bob Townsend 18% 31,704
     Write-in Lissa Squiers 0.6% 1,019
Total Votes 176,378

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Culberson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Skelly (D) and Drew Parks (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson incumbent 55.9% 162,635
     Democratic Michael Skelly 42.4% 123,242
     Libertarian Drew Parks 1.7% 5,057
Total Votes 290,934

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Culberson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Henley (D) and Carl Nulsen (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson incumbent 59.2% 99,318
     Democratic Jim Henley 38.5% 64,514
     Libertarian Carl Nulsen 2.4% 3,953
Total Votes 167,785

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Culberson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Martinez (D), Paul Staton (I) and Drew Parks (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson incumbent 64.1% 175,440
     Democratic John Martinez 33.3% 91,126
     Independent Paul Staton 1.4% 3,713
     Libertarian Drew Parks 1.2% 3,372
Total Votes 273,651

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Culberson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Drew Parks (L) and John Skone-Palmer (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson incumbent 89.2% 96,795
     Libertarian Drew Parks 10.8% 11,674
     Write-in John Skone-Palmer 0.1% 58
Total Votes 108,527

2000
On November 7, 2000, John Culberson won election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Sell (D), Drew Parks (L) and John Skone-Palmer (Write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Culberson 73.9% 183,712
     Democratic Jeff Sell 24.4% 60,694
     Libertarian Drew Parks 1.7% 4,182
     Write-in John Skone-Palmer 0% 5
Total Votes 248,593

1998
On November 3, 1998, Bill Archer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Drew Parks (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Archer incumbent 93.3% 111,010
     Libertarian Drew Parks 6.6% 7,889
     N/A Write-in 0% 47
Total Votes 118,946

1996
On November 5, 1996, Bill Archer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Al J. K. Siegmund (D), Gene Hsiac (I) and Robert Sims, Jr. (I) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Archer incumbent 81.4% 152,024
     Democratic Al J. K. Siegmund 15.1% 28,187
     Independent Gene Hsiac 2.1% 3,896
     Independent Robert Sims, Jr. 1.5% 2,724
Total Votes 186,831

1994
On November 8, 1994, Bill Archer won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Archer incumbent 100% 116,873
Total Votes 116,873

1992
On November 3, 1992, Bill Archer won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Archer incumbent 100% 169,407
Total Votes 169,407

1990
On November 6, 1990, Bill Archer won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Texas District 7 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Archer incumbent 100% 114,254
Total Votes 114,254

Redistricting

The 7th 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 and taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court before going into effect.[14]

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