Texas's 12th congressional district

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Texas's 12th congressional district
Texas US Congressional District 12 (since 2013).tif
Texas's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Kay Granger (RFort Worth)
Distribution
  • 86.54[1]% urban
  • 13.46% rural
Population (2016) 770,350[2]
Median income $62,214
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+18[3]

Texas District 12 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the western half of Tarrant County as well as all of Parker and an eastern portion of Wise Counties in the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 12 is Kay Granger, a Republican. In the 2018 midterm election she will be opposed by Vanessa Adia, the Democratic nominee.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Term Electoral history
District created March 4, 1893
Thomas M. Paschal.jpg Thomas M. Paschal Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.]
George H. Noonan Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing.]
James L. Slayden Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 14th district
OscarWGillespie.jpg Oscar W. Gillespie Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Oscar Callaway.jpg Oscar Callaway Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
JamesCWilson.jpg James C. Wilson Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
Resigned to become U.S. District Judge
Vacant March 3, 1919 –
April 19, 1919
Fritz G. Lanham Democratic April 19, 1919 –
January 3, 1947
[Data unknown/missing.]
Wingate H. Lucas.jpg Wingate H. Lucas Democratic January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1955
[Data unknown/missing.]
Speaker Jim Wright of Texas.jpg Jim Wright Democratic January 3, 1955 –
June 30, 1989
Resigned
Vacant June 30, 1989 –
September 12, 1989
Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, official photo.jpg Pete Geren Democratic September 12, 1989 –
January 3, 1997
Was not a candidate for re-election in 1996.[4]
Kay Granger 113th Congress.jpg Kay Granger Republican January 3, 1997 –
Present
First elected in 1996

Election results[edit]

General election[edit]

US House election, 2016: Texas District 12[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 196,482 69.4 -1.91
Democratic Bill Bradshaw 76,029 26.85 +0.54
Libertarian Ed Colliver 10,604 3.75 +1.36
Total votes 283,115 100
Republican hold
US House election, 2014: Texas District 12[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger (Incumbent) 113,186 71.31 +0.41
Democratic Mark Greene 41,757 26.31 +0.04
Libertarian Ed Colliver 3,787 2.39 -0.02
Total votes 158,730 100
Republican hold
US House election, 2012: Texas District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 175,649 70.90 -0.95
Democratic Dave Robinson 66,080 26.27 +1.54
Libertarian Matthew Solodow 5,983 2.41 -0.59
Majority 109,569 44.23 -2.49
Turnout 247,712 +61.99
Republican hold
US House election, 2010: Texas District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 109,882 71.85 +4.26
Democratic Tracey Smith 38,434 25.13 -5.47
Libertarian Matthew Solodow 4,601 3.00 +1.20
Majority 71,448 46.72 +9.73
Turnout 152,917 -43.10
Republican hold
US House election, 2008: Texas District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 181,662 67.59 +0.65
Democratic Tracey Smith 82,250 30.60 -0.48
Libertarian Shiloh Sidney Shambaugh 4,842 1.80 -0.16
Majority 99,412 36.99
Turnout 268,754
Republican hold
US House election, 2006: Texas District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 98,371 66.94 +2.88
Democratic John R. Morris 69,148 31.08 -3.40
Libertarian Gardner Osborne 3,251 1.96 +1.96
Majority 52,695 36.2
Turnout 145,396
Republican hold
US House election, 2004: Texas District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 127,870 63.76
Democratic Tracey Smith 69,148 34.48
Majority 106,906 44.6
Turnout 239,538
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2007 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=12
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Office of History and Preservation, Clerk's Office of the United States House of Representatives. "GEREN, Preston M. (Pete) - Biographical Information". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Cite error: The named reference Generalelection was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Massachusetts's 8th congressional district
Home district of the Speaker of the House
January 6, 1987 – June 6, 1989
Succeeded by
Washington's 5th congressional district

Coordinates: 32°49′16″N 97°39′52″W / 32.82111°N 97.66444°W / 32.82111; -97.66444