Texas House District 17

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Stenholm Democratic 99,678 51.6%
Rudy Izzard Republican 91,429 47.4%
Richard Caro Natural law 1,887 1.0%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charlie Stenholm Democratic 75,367 53.6%
Rudy Izzard Republican 63,700 45.3%
Gordon Mobley Libertarian 1,618 1.2%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Stenholm Democratic 120,670 59.0%
Darrell Clements Republican 72,535 35.5%
Debra Monde Libertarian 11,180 5.5%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Darrell Clements Republican 15,167 51.6%
Shane Hunt Republican 14,248 48.4%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charlie Stenholm Democratic 84,136 51.4%
Rob Beckham Republican 77,622 47.4%
Fred Jones Libertarian 2,046 1.2%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 125,309 51.2%
Arlene Wohlgemuth Republican 116,049 47.4%
Clyde Garland Libertarian 3,390 1.4%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Arlene Wohlgemuth Republican 15,627 41.3%
Dot Snyder Republican 11,568 30.5%
Dave McIntyre Republican 10,681 28.2%
2004 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Arlene Wohlgemuth Republican 16,694 54.9%
Dot Snyder Republican 13,713 45.1%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 92,478 58.1%
Van Taylor Republican 64,142 40.3%
Guillermo Acosta Libertarian 2,504 1.6%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 11,913 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Van Taylor Republican 17,291 54.0%
Tucker Anderson Republican 14,712 46.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 134,592 53.0%
Rob Curnock Republican 115,581 45.5%
Gardner Osborne Libertarian 3,849 1.5%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 60,557 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rob Curnock Republican 44,448 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 106,696 61.8%
Chet Edwards Democratic 63,138 36.6%
Richard Kelly Libertarian 2,808 1.6%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Edwards Democratic 11,244 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 21,479 33.0%
Rob Curnock Republican 18,679 28.7%
Dave McIntyre Republican 11,870 18.3%
Chuck Wilson Republican 9,853 15.2%
Timothy Delasandro Republican 3,119 4.8%
2010 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 21,913 65.1%
Robert Curnock Republican 11,730 34.9%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 143,284 79.9%
Ben Easton Libertarian 35,978 20.1%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 41,449 82.5%
George Hindman Republican 8,790 17.5%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Haynes Democratic 10,141 100.0%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Flores Republican 32,770 100.0%

Demographic Data

Population 715,138
Percentage White 75.6%
Percentage Black 12.9%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.5%
Percentage Asian 4.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.1%
Percentage Other Race 4.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 24.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 56.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 12.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 2.1%
 
Median Household Income $45,756
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 39.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 20.1%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 8.3%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 57.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 41.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 11.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 46.3%
Percentage with a College Degree 29.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 37.2%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.6%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 11.5%
 
Percentage Married Couples 46.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.7%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.4%

Last updated 5:17pm December 4, 2015