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Texas's 11th congressional district

Texas District 11 of the United States House of Representatives is a congressional district that serves the midwestern portion of the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 11 is Mike Conaway.

Texas's 11th congressional district
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Texas's 11th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Mike Conaway
RMidland
Distribution
  • 71.66[1]% urban
  • 28.34% rural
Population (2016)759,136[2]
Median income$55,237[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+32[4]

Texas has had at least 11 districts since 1883. Major cities in the district are Andrews, Midland, Odessa, San Angelo, Granbury, and Brownwood.

From 1903-2005 the district was based in central Texas and contained Waco.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Term Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1883
 
Samuel W. T. Lanham
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1893
48th
49th
50th
51st
52nd
Elected in 1882.
Re-elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Re-elected in 1890.
Retired.[5]
 
William H. Crain
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
February 10, 1896
53rd
54th
Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Died.
Vacant February 10, 1896 –
April 7, 1896
 
Rudolph Kleberg
Democratic April 7, 1896 –
March 3, 1903
55th
56th
57th
Elected to finish Crain's term.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Retired.
 
Robert L. Henry
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1917
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Tom Connally
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1929
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
Elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Oliver H. Cross Democratic March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1937
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Retired.
 
William R. Poage
Democratic January 3, 1937 –
December 31, 1978
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
First elelected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Retired and then resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
 
Marvin Leath
Democratic January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1991
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
Elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Retired.
 
Chet Edwards
Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 2005
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
Elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Redistricted to the 17th district.
 
Mike Conaway
Republican January 3, 2005 –
Present
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
Elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.

Living former Members of the HouseEdit

As of March 2019, there is one living former member. The most recent to die was Marvin Leath (served 1979–1991) on December 8, 2000.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Chet Edwards 1991–2005 (1951-11-24) November 24, 1951 (age 67)

Election resultsEdit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mike Conaway 177,291 76.8% +29.7%
Democratic Wayne Raasch 50,339 21.8% -29.8%
Libertarian Jeffrey Blunt 3,347 1.4% +0.1%
Majority 126,952 55.0%
Turnout 230,977
Republican gain from Democratic Swing +29.7%

Historical district boundariesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=11
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=11
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ United States Congress. "LANHAM, Samuel Willis Tucker (id: L000078)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 17, 2017.

Coordinates: 31°43′56″N 100°03′49″W / 31.73222°N 100.06361°W / 31.73222; -100.06361