Texas's 24th congressional district

Texas's 24th congressional district of the United States House of Representatives covers much of the suburban area in between Fort Worth and Dallas in the state of Texas. The district centers along the Dallas-Tarrant county line, and includes the southeastern corner of Denton County as well.

Texas's 24th congressional district
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Texas's 24th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Kenny Marchant
RCoppell
Distribution
  • 99.89% urban[1]
  • 0.11% rural
Population (2016)790,319[2]
Median household
income
$74,127[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+1[3]

DemographicsEdit

The district has about 529,000 potential voters (citizens, age 18+). Of these, 57% are White, 16% Latino, 14% Black, and 10% Asian. Immigrants make up 4% of the district's potential voters. Median income among households (with one or more potential voter) in the district is about $81,900, and 46% hold a bachelor's or higher degree.[4]

Recent election results from statewide racesEdit

Year U.S. President U.S. Senator Governor
2008 McCain (R): 55 – 44% [Data unknown/missing]
2012 Romney (R): 60 – 38% Cruz (R): 60 – 37%
2016 Trump (R): 51 – 45%
2018 O'Rourke (D): 51 – 48%[5] Abbott (R): 54 – 44%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history District location
 
Dale Milford
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1979
93rd
94th
95th
Elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Lost renomination.
1973–1983
[data unknown/missing]
 
Martin Frost
Democratic January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 2005
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
Elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-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 6th district in the 2003 Texas redistricting, but instead moved to the 32nd district and lost re-election.
1983–1993
[data unknown/missing]
1993–2003
[data unknown/missing]
 
Kenny Marchant
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.
Retiring.
2003–2007
[data unknown/missing]
2007–2013
 
2013–present
 
 
Beth Van Duyne
Republican Taking office on January 3, 2021 117th Elected in 2020.

Recent election resultsEdit

20042006200820102012201420162018

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 154,435 64.0% +30.0
Democratic Gary Page 82,599 34.2% -30.5
Libertarian James Lawrence 4,340 1.8% +0.4
Majority 71,836
Turnout 241,374 29.8%
Republican gain from Democratic Swing +30.2

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 83,620 60.0% -4.0
Democratic Gary Page 51,833 37.0% +2.8
Libertarian Mark Frohman 4,211 3.0% +1.2
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 151,740 55.91% -4.09
Democratic Tom Love[7] 111,649 41.14% +4.14
Libertarian David A. Casey[8] 7,969 2.93% +0.13
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 81.6%
Libertarian David Sparks 18.4%
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 61%
Democratic Tim Rusk 36%
Libertarian John Stathas 3%
Republican hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 93,446 65.1%
Democratic Patrick McGehearty 46,360 32.3%
Libertarian Mike Kolls 3,799 2.6%
Republican hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 154,364 56.2% -8.9
Democratic Jan McDowell 107,845 39.3% +7.0
Libertarian Mike Kolls 8,574 3.1% +0.5
Republican hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kenny Marchant 133,317 50.6% -5.6
Democratic Jan McDowell 125,231 47.5% +8.2
Libertarian Mike Kolls 4,870 1.8% -1.3
Republican hold

2020Edit

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas: District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Beth Van Duyne 167,489 48.8% -1.8
Democratic Candace Valenzuela 162,846 47.5% -
Libertarian Darren Hamilton 5,630 1.6% -0.2
Independent Steve Kuzmich 4,218 1.2%
Independent Mark Bauer 2,903 0.8%
Total votes 342,874 100.0%
Republican hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ a b Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Representing US: 2020 Voter Profiles". APM Research Lab. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  5. ^ "Texas 2018 Senate and governor by Congressional District". Google Docs.[better source needed]
  6. ^ 2008 Election Results accessed November 5, 2008
  7. ^ Tom Love 08 Archived September 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine accessed May 25, 2008
  8. ^ David A. Casey for Congress accessed March 21, 2012
  9. ^ 2010 Election Results accessed April 5, 2013
  10. ^ 2012 Election Results accessed April 5, 2013
  11. ^ "Texas Election Results 2014: House Map by District, Live Midterm Voting Updates". POLITICO. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  12. ^ [1] accessed January 30, 2017
  13. ^ [2] accessed March 5, 2019
  14. ^ [3] accessed November 10, 2020

Further readingEdit

Coordinates: 32°55′10″N 97°00′46″W / 32.91944°N 97.01278°W / 32.91944; -97.01278