Texas House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House Non-Partisan Runoff Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 30,366 59.1%
Gene Fontenot Republican 21,004 40.9%
1996 House Nonpartisan Special Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 80,325 41.5%
Gene Fontenot Republican 75,399 38.9%
Cynthia Newman Democratic 26,246 13.6%
Robert Musemeche Democratic 11,689 6.0%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
C.J. Newman Democratic 5,026 62.0%
Robert Musemeche Democratic 3,083 38.0%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gene Fontenot Republican 24,204 36.2%
Kevin Brady Republican 14,769 22.1%
Don Henderson Republican 10,599 15.8%
Fred Thornberry Republican 9,786 14.6%
Betty Reinbeck Republican 4,800 7.2%
Daniel New Republican 2,772 4.1%
1996 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 18,583 53.4%
Gene Fontenot Republican 16,244 46.6%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 123,372 92.8%
Don Richards Libertarian 9,576 7.2%
1998 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 34,841 88.7%
Andre Dean Republican 4,452 11.3%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 233,848 91.6%
Gil Guillory Libertarian 21,368 8.4%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 140,575 93.1%
Gil Guillory Libertarian 10,351 6.9%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 179,599 68.9%
James Wright Democratic 77,324 29.7%
Paul Hansen Libertarian 3,705 1.4%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 105,665 67.3%
James Wright Democratic 51,393 32.7%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Wright Democratic 19,881 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 24,727 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 207,128 72.6%
Kent Hargett Democratic 70,758 24.8%
Brian Stevens Libertarian 7,565 2.7%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kent Hargett Democratic 55,817 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 51,011 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 161,417 80.3%
Kent Hargett Democratic 34,694 17.3%
Bruce West Libertarian 4,988 2.5%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kent Hargett Democratic 15,030 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 52,595 79.3%
Scott Baker Republican 8,614 13.0%
Tyler Russell Republican 3,542 5.3%
Melecio Franco Republican 1,565 2.4%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 194,043 77.3%
Neil Burns Democratic 51,051 20.3%
Roy Hall Libertarian 5,958 2.4%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Neil Burns Democratic 5,789 100.0%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Brady Republican 48,366 76.1%
Larry Youngblood Republican 15,181 23.9%

Demographic Data

Population 743,782
Percentage White 83.5%
Percentage Black 8.7%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.4%
Percentage Asian 2.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.2%
Percentage Other Race 2.9%
 
Percentage Hispanic 21.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 66.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 8.3%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.2%
 
Median Household Income $60,600
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 34.7%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 14.3%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 12.0%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 53.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 45.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.2%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 11.9%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 42.0%
Percentage with a College Degree 27.7%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 37.6%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 11.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 56.9%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 25.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 2:16pm October 21, 2014