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About Texas

Presidential Race

  • 38 electoral college votes
  • Rating:
    • Cook Political Report: Likely Republican
  • 2016 Election Margin: Trump +9.2%

Senate Race

House Races (source: 2018 Swing Left District Resources)

TX-06

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TX-06

  • Cook Political Report: Likely Republican
  • More information forthcoming. In the interim, please see the Ballotpedia and  Wikipedia page.

TX-07

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TX-07

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic
  • Population Centers: Houston (partial), 2.2 million; Bellaire, 18,000; West University Place, 15,000
  • Geography: TX-07 is part of the Greater Houston metro area, which includes several  upscale areas of western Houston, a few smaller incorporated cities such as  Bellaire and West University Place, and large areas of unincorporated  suburbs. The majority of the district is outside the 610 Loop, but is  nonetheless a desirable location for its upper-middle-class residential areas.  While the district includes some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in  Houston, including River Oaks, Piney Point, and Hunter’s Creek, it also  includes transitional neighborhoods, especially north of I-10.
  • Citizenry: TX-07 is predominantly white, but about 22% of its residents are black or  Asian and 31% identify as Hispanic. Its median household income is just over  $71,000, slightly higher than the Texas average. About 42% of the district’s  residents speak a language other than English at home and 30% are  foreign-born.
  • Learn more at TX-07

TX-10

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TX-10

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Republican
  • More information forthcoming. In the interim, please see the Ballotpedia and Wikipedia page.

TX-21

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TX-21

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Democrat
  • More information forthcoming. In the interim, please see Ballotpedia and Wikipedia page.

TX-22

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TX-22

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Republican
  • More information forthcoming. In the interim, please see Ballotpedia and Wikipedia page.

TX-23

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TX-23

  • Cook Political Report: Tossup
  • Population Centers: San Antonio, 145,180 (partial); Del Rio, 35,591; Socorro, 32,013; Eagle Pass, 26,248; El Paso, 16,851 (partial); Uvalde, 15,751
  • Geography: TX-23 is very large, with 48,000 square miles stretching from San Antonio to El Paso.  It includes the majority of the Texas-Mexico border. Predominantly rural, the district  is filled with wilderness, farms, and ranches. It includes 20 national and state parks,  Texas Parks & Wildlife management areas, and other protected land. TX-23 is larger  than 29 of the U.S. states.
  • Citizenry: the district as a whole is sparsely populated. The largest population centers are Del  Rio (35,591), Socorro (32,013), and parts of San Antonio and El Paso. In 2015, the  population was 747,732, and 69.7% Hispanic. TX-23 is the congressional district with  the seventh highest percentage of eligible Latino voters in the nation. The median  household income of $46,232 is lower than the state median of $55,653. Likewise,  the high school graduation rate is just 73%, compared with 88.3% statewide.
  • Learn more at TX-23

TX-24

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TX-24

TX-31

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TX-31

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Republican
  • Population Centers: Temple, pop. 66,102; Round Rock, pop. ~100,00; Austin (partial), pop. 947,890; Killeen (partial), pop. 127,921
  • Geography: the district includes the portion of Austin located in Williamson County and most of  the fast-growing northern suburbs of Austin, as well as a portion of the area  surrounding Fort Hood
  • Citizenry: the district’s total population is 721,698. TX-31 is 77% white, 23.1% latinx, 11.5 black,  and 4.4% Asian. Unemployment is 9.4%. The median household income is $58,960.
  • Learn more at TX-31

TX-32

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TX-32

  • Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic
  • Population Centers: Dallas (partial), 1.2 million; Garland (partial), 230K; Richardson (partial), 102K; Rowlett (partial), 57K; Wylie (partial), 42K; Sachse, 21K
  • Geography: TX-32 is suburban area of approximately 186 square miles with a population density  ranking 4th highest out of 36 districts in Texas. It covers part of the city of Dallas and  much of the northeast section of Dallas county. The western part of the district  includes Highland Park, University Park, North / Far North Dallas, and Richardson. The eastern portion includes a small section of Mesquite, along with Sachse and most of  Garland, Rowlett, and (in Collin County) Wylie.
  • Citizenry: TX-32 is 51.6% white (non-hispanic), 25.8% hispanic, 12.1% black, and 7.6% asian.  21.9% of residents speak Spanish at home and 2.5% speak Vietnamese at home. The  district is more affluent and has higher educational attainment than the state as a  whole; it ranks 8th out of 36 Texas districts in median household income at $62,500  and ranks 5th in percent of residents with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Only 14%  lack a high school diploma or GED, compared with 18.8% of all Texans.
  • Learn more at TX-32

Critical State Races

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