Texas State Senate elections, 2014

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Texas State Senate elections, 2014

Majority controlQualifications
List of candidates
District 2District 3District 5District 7District 8District 9District 10District 14District 15District 16District 17District 23District 25District 30District 31
State Legislative Election Results

Texas State Senate2014 Texas House Elections
Elections for 15 of the 31 seats in the Texas State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Texas State Senate:

Texas State Senate
Party As of August 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 12 Pending
     Republican Party 18 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 31 31

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Texas State Senate, a candidate must be:[1]

  • A U.S. citizen
  • 26 years old before the general election
  • A five-year resident of Texas before the general election
  • A district resident for 1 year prior to the general election

List of candidates

District 2

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 3

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 5

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 7

Note: Incumbent Dan Patrick (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 8

Note: Incumbent Ken Paxton (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 9

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
  • Kelly Hancock - Incumbent Hancock first assumed office in 2013.
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 10

Note: Incumbent Wendy Davis (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 14

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Kirk Watson - Incumbent Watson first assumed office in 2007.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 15

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 16

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 17

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 23

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Royce West - Incumbent West first assumed office in 1993.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 25

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 30

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
  • Craig Estes - Incumbent Estes first assumed office in 2001.
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 31

Democratic Party March 4 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party March 4 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party March 4 Libertarian primary candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

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