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Texas's 12th congressional district

Texas District 12 in the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the north portion of the state of Texas. As of 2017, the Twelfth District contained 806,551 people and had a median income of $67,703.[2] It consists of the western half of Tarrant County, as well as all of Parker County and an eastern portion of Wise County. Fragments of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex are included in the district. As of 2018, Republican Kay Granger represents the district and has represented the district since her 1996 election.

Texas's 12th congressional district
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Texas's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Kay Granger
RFort Worth
Distribution
  • 86.54[1]% urban
  • 13.46% rural
Population (2017)806,551[2]
Median income$67,703[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+18[3]

Contents

List of members representing the districtEdit

Representative Party Term Electoral history
District created March 4, 1893
 
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
 
Oscar W. Gillespie
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Oscar Callaway
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
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
Democratic January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1955
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Jim Wright
Democratic January 3, 1955 –
June 30, 1989
Resigned
Vacant June 30, 1989 –
September 12, 1989
 
Pete Geren
Democratic September 12, 1989 –
January 3, 1997
Retired
 
Kay Granger
Republican January 3, 1997 –
Present
Elected in 1996

Election resultsEdit

General electionEdit

US House election, 2018: Texas District 12[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Granger 172,557 64.27 -5.13
Democratic Vanessa Adia 90,994 33.89 +7.04
Libertarian Jacob Leddy 4,940 1.84 -1.91
Total votes 268,491 100
Republican hold
US House election, 2016: Texas District 12
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
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 boundariesEdit

 
2007 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
  1. ^ "TEXAS CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS BY URBAN AND RURAL POPULATION AND LAND AREA". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
  2. ^ a b c Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Race Summary Report: 2018 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). 2018-11-06. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
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