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  Texas
State Government
  Governor  Rick Perry 3 10 +12.67%
  Lt. Governor  David Dewhurst 3 10 +26.95%
  Attorney General  Greg Abbott 3 10 +30.40%
  Comptroller  Susan Combs 2 10 +72.67%
  Land Commissioner  Jerry Patterson 3 10 +26.38%
  Agriculture Commissioner  Todd Staples 2 10 +25.03%
  Railroad Commissioner 1  Barry Smitherman 0 12 +55.45%
  Railroad Commissioner 2  David Porter 1 10 +23.17%
  Railroad Commissioner 3  Christi Craddick 1 12 +16.56%
  TX State Senate  Republican Party Control 0 12 +22.58%
  TX State House  Republican Party Control 0 12 +26.67%
State Judiciary
 State Supreme Court 
 Court of Criminal Appeals 
 Courts of Appeals 
President
  President  Mitt Romney 0 12 +15.78%
Senate
  Senate Class I  Ted Cruz 1 12 +15.83%
  Senate Class II  John Cornyn 2 08 +11.98%
House of Representatives
  TX - District 01  Louie Gohmert 5 12 +44.50%
  TX - District 02  Ted Poe 5 12 +32.13%
  TX - District 03  Sam Johnson 11 12 +100.00%
  TX - District 04  Ralph M. Hall 17 12 +48.92%
  TX - District 05  Jeb Hensarling 6 12 +31.17%
  TX - District 06  Joe L. Barton 15 12 +18.79%
  TX - District 07  John A. Culberson 7 12 +24.37%
  TX - District 08  Kevin P. Brady 9 12 +56.96%
  TX - District 09  Al Green 5 12 +58.80%
  TX - District 10  Michael McCaul 5 12 +24.27%
  TX - District 11  Mike Conaway 5 12 +60.07%
  TX - District 12  Kay Granger 9 12 +44.23%
  TX - District 13  William M. "Mac" Thornberry 10 12 +84.83%
  TX - District 14  Randy K. Weber 1 12 +8.85%
  TX - District 15  Rubén Hinojosa 9 12 +24.03%
  TX - District 16  Robert F. "Beto" O'Rourke 1 12 +32.49%
  TX - District 17  Bill Flores 2 12 +59.86%
  TX - District 18  Sheila Jackson-Lee 10 12 +52.43%
  TX - District 19  Randy Neugebauer 5 12 +69.98%
  TX - District 20  Joaquin Castro 1 12 +30.43%
  TX - District 21  Lamar Smith 14 12 +25.15%
  TX - District 22  Pete Olson 3 12 +32.07%
  TX - District 23  Pete Gallego 1 12 +4.75%
  TX - District 24  Kenny Marchant 5 12 +25.03%
  TX - District 25  Roger Williams 1 12 +21.00%
  TX - District 26  Michael C. Burgess 6 12 +39.58%
  TX - District 27  R. Blake Farenthold 2 12 +17.54%
  TX - District 28  Henry Cuellar 5 12 +38.12%
  TX - District 29  Gene Green 11 12 +84.78%
  TX - District 30  Eddie Bernice Johnson 11 12 +59.83%
  TX - District 31  John R. Carter 6 12 +26.30%
  TX - District 32  Pete Sessions 9 12 +18.82%
  TX - District 33  Marc Veasey 1 12 +46.74%
  TX - District 34  Filemon Vela 1 12 +25.67%
  TX - District 35  Lloyd Doggett 10 12 +31.92%
  TX - District 36  Steve Stockman 2 12 +44.16%
Board of Education
  State Board of Education  Republican Party Control 0 12 +33.33%
County List
 Counties 
Party Leadership
  TX State Democatic Party  Gilberto Hinojosa 0 12 +65.76%
  TX State Republican Party  Steve Munisteri 0 10 +18.56%
Referenda
  Constitutional Amendments  Yes 18 05 +19.48%

Sub-Races
  U.S. House of Representatives  Republican Party Control 0 12 +7.59%

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State DETAILS
Parents > United States  
Established December 29, 1845
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRP April 30, 2011 12:58pm
Description
State Bird State Flower State Tree State Motto State Song State Fish
Mockingbird Bluebonnet Pecan "Friendship" Texas, Our Texas Guadalupe Bass
 
State Dish State Fruit State Vegetable State Plant State Reptile
Chili Red Grapefruit Sweet Onion Prickly-Pear Cactus Horned Lizard


Election Day Polls: The polls are open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. each election day.
Virtually all of TX is in the CST zone. Three (3) counties, including El Paso, are in the MST zone.
PVIR+19.94 ( D-9.68 R+9.96 I-0.02 N-0.08 LBT+0.12 G-0.06 CST-0.08 PFP-0.05 J-0.03 A'sP-0.03 IR-0.02 )
TX CDs 2013-2023

Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 Houston Harris 2,242,193 2008-07-01
2 San Antonio Bexar 1,351,305 2008-07-01
3 Dallas Dallas 1,279,910 2008-07-01
4 Austin Travis 757,688 2008-07-01
5 Fort Worth Tarrant 703,073 2008-07-01
6 El Paso El Paso 613,190 2008-07-01
7 Arlington Tarrant 374,417 2008-07-01
8 Corpus Christi Nueces 286,462 2008-07-01
9 Plano Collin 267,480 2008-07-01
10 Laredo Webb 221,659 2008-07-01

INFORMATION LINKS
Constitution Party of Texas  Discuss
Green Party of Texas  Discuss
Libertarian Party of Texas  Discuss
Reform Party of Texas  Discuss
Republican Party of Texas  Discuss
Socialist Party of Texas  Discuss
Texas Communist Party  Discuss
Texas Democratic Party  Discuss

PARTY REGISTRATION

DEMOGRAPHIC
Population

MEDIA
Category Name
Analysis Magazine Texas Observer 
Newspaper Austin American-Statesman 
Newspaper Austin Chronicle 
Newspaper Dallas Morning News 
Newspaper El Paso Times 
Newspaper Fort Worth Star-Telegram 
Newspaper Galveston County Daily News 
Newspaper Houston Chronicle 
Newspaper Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 
Newspaper Midland Reporter-Telegram 
Newspaper San Antonio Express-News 
Website Burnt Orange Report 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 07:00am Jan 01, 1900 07:00pm General Election TX Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
May 29, 2012 07:00am May 29, 2012 07:00pm Primary Election TX Primary Election  Picimpalious 
May 11, 2013 07:00am May 11, 2013 07:00pm General Election TX Uniform Election  TX DEM 
Nov 04, 2014 07:00am Nov 04, 2014 07:00pm General Election TX General Election  RBH 

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 30, 2013 04:00pm Blog Entry Come and Take It: Beating Battleground Texas  Article RP 
Aug 21, 2013 11:00am News Obamacare critic Rick Perry seeks cash from law   Article Brandon 
Jun 16, 2013 06:45am News Texas Members May Face Remap Redux  Article Scott³ 
Nov 15, 2012 01:45pm News Exclusive analysis: If trends hold, Texas will be a toss-up state by 2024  Article John 
Oct 20, 2012 12:00pm News State Fair fans mourn fiery demise of Big Tex, a folksy icon since 1952   Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 02, 2012 01:00pm Poll Poll shows Texans favor tuition re-regulation, opinion split on Affordable Care Act  Article DFWDem 

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