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Texas's 30th congressional district

Texas District 30 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves much of the city of Dallas and other parts of Dallas County (primarily black- and Hispanic-majority areas). The current Representative from District 30 is Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson, who has represented the district since its creation in 1993. Her 2010 challenger was Republican Stephen Broden.[5]

Texas's 30th congressional district
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Texas's 30th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Eddie Bernice Johnson
DDallas
Distribution
  • 98.56[1]% urban
  • 1.44% rural
Population (2016)749,289[2]
Median income$49,972[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+29[4]

List of representativesEdit

Living former members of the HouseEdit

As of September 2019, no former members are living, as Johnson is the district's sole representative in its entire existence.

Recent election resultsEdit

2004 ElectionEdit

US House election, 2004: Texas District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eddie Bernice Johnson 144,513 93.0 +18.8
Libertarian John Davis 10,821 7.0 +5.4
Majority 133,692 86.1
Turnout 155,334
Democratic hold Swing +21.5

2006 ElectionEdit

The 2006 congressional race for Texas' 30th district was between longtime incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson, GOP backed long-time district resident Wilson Aurbach, and Libertarian Ken Ashby.

US House election, 2006: Texas District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eddie Bernice Johnson 81,212 80.2 -12.8
Republican Wilson Aurbach 17,820 17.6 N/A
Libertarian Ken Ashby 2,245 2.2 -4.8
Majority 63,392 62.7
Turnout 101,277
Democratic hold Swing

2012Edit

Her 2012 Republican challenger was Travis Washington Jr., a moderate Republican with more than 20 years active duty in the United States Air Force.

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2007–2013

In popular cultureEdit

  • The 30th congressional district plays a role in the first part of season 4 of House Of Cards.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=30
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=30
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "Eddie Bernice Johnson says chief of staff reviewed scholarship applications".

External linksEdit