Texas's 5th congressional district

Texas District 5 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves an area that includes a northeast portion of the City of Dallas, Dallas County including Mesquite plus a number of smaller counties south and east of Dallas including Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt, and Kaufman counties. As of the 2000 census, the 5th district represents 651,620 people. The current Representative from District 5 is Lance Gooden.

Texas's 5th congressional district
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Texas's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Lance Gooden
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Distribution
  • 67.16[1]% urban
  • 32.84% rural
Population (2016)764,456[2]
Median income$52,375[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+16[4]

2012 redistrictingEdit

After the 2012 redistricting process, the eastern half of Wood County was removed, and there were slight changes to the district in Dallas County.[5]

VotingEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 66 - 34%
2004 President Bush 67 - 33%
2008 President McCain 63 - 36%
2012 President Romney 65 - 34%
2016 President Trump 63 - 34%

List of representativesEdit

U.S. Congressional District borders are periodically redrawn, therefore some District Residence locations may no longer be in the 5th District.

Name Took Office Left Office Cong
ess
Party District Residence  Notes
District created March 4, 1875
  John Hancock March 4, 1875 March 3, 1877 44th Democrat Austin Redistricted from the 4th district
  Dewitt Clinton Giddings March 4, 1877 March 3, 1879 45th Democrat Brenham
  George Washington Jones  March 4, 1879 March 3, 1883 46th
47th
Greenback Bastrop
  James W. Throckmorton March 4, 1883 March 3, 1887 48th
49th
Democrat McKinney
  Silas Hare March 4, 1887 March 3, 1891 50th
51st
Democrat Sherman
  Joseph W. Bailey March 4, 1891 March 3, 1901 52nd
53rd
54th
55th
56th
Democrat Gainesville
  Choice B. Randell March 4, 1901 March 3, 1903 57th Democrat Sherman Redistricted to the 4th district
  James Andrew Beall March 4, 1903 March 3, 1915 58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
Democrat Waxahachie
Hatton W. Sumners March 4, 1915 January 3, 1947 64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
Democrat Dallas Redistricted from the At-large district 
  Joseph Franklin Wilson January 3, 1947 January 3, 1955 80th
81st
82nd
83rd
Democrat Dallas
  Bruce R. Alger January 3, 1955 January 3, 1965 84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
Republican Dallas
  Earle Cabell January 3, 1965 January 3, 1973 89th
90th
91st
92nd
Democrat Dallas
  Alan Steelman January 3, 1973 January 3, 1977 93rd
94th
Republican Dallas
  Jim Mattox January 3, 1977 January 3, 1983 95th
96th
97th
Democrat Dallas
  John W. Bryant January 3, 1983 January 3, 1997 98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
Democrat Dallas
  Pete Sessions January 3, 1997  January 3, 2003 105th
106th
107th
Republican Dallas Redistricted to the 32nd district
  Jeb Hensarling January 3, 2003  January 3, 2019 108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
Republican  Dallas Retired.
  Lance Gooden January 3, 2019  present 116th Republican  Terrell

Living former Members of the HouseEdit

As of March 2019, there are four living former members. The most recent to die was Bruce Alger (served 1955–1965) on April 13, 2015. The most recently serving to die was Jim Mattox (served 1977–1983) on November 20, 2008.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Alan Steelman 1973–1977 (1942-03-15) March 15, 1942 (age 77)
John Wiley Bryant 1983–1997 (1947-02-22) February 22, 1947 (age 72)
Pete Sessions 1997–2003 (1955-03-22) March 22, 1955 (age 64)
Jeb Hensarling 2003–2019 (1957-05-29) May 29, 1957 (age 62)

Recent electionsEdit

2004Edit

US House election, 2004: Texas District 5[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 148,816 64.5
Democratic Bill Bernstein 75,911 32.9
Libertarian John Gonzalez 6,118 2.7
Total votes 230,845
Republican hold

2006Edit

US House election, 2006: Texas District 5[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 88,478 61.76
Democratic Charlie Thompson 50,983 35.58
Libertarian Mike Nelson 3,791 2.64
Total votes 143,252
Republican hold

2008Edit

US House election, 2008: Texas District 5[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 162,894 83.59
Libertarian Ken Ashby 31,967 16.40
Total votes 194,861
Republican hold

2010Edit

US House election, 2010: Texas District 5[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 106,742 70.52
Democratic Tom Berry 41,649 27.51
Libertarian Ken Ashby 2,958 1.95
Total votes 151,349
Republican hold

2012Edit

US House election, 2012: Texas District 5[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 134,091 64.40
Democratic Linda S. Mrosko 69,178 33.22
Libertarian Ken Ashby 4,961 2.38
Total votes 208,230
Republican hold

2014Edit

US House election, 2014: Texas District 5
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 88,998 85.4
Libertarian Ken Ashby 15,264 14.6
Total votes 104,262
Republican hold

2016Edit

US House election, 2016: Texas District 5
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 155,469 80.6
Libertarian Ken Ashby 37,406 19.4
Total votes 192,875
Republican hold

2018Edit

US House election, 2018: Texas District 5
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lance Gooden 130,617 62.4
Democratic Dan Wood 78,666 37.6
Total votes 209,283 100.0
Republican hold

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2007 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=05
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=05
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/
  6. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 2, 2004). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  7. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 7, 2006). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  8. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 4, 2008). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  9. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 2, 2010). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  10. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 6, 2012). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved June 1, 2013.

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