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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 the southeast portion of 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
RTerrell
Distribution
  • 67.16[1]% urban
  • 32.84% rural
Population (2016)764,456[2]
Median income$52,375[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+16[4]

Contents

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 Party District Residence  Notes
District created March 4, 1875
  John Hancock March 4, 1875 March 3, 1877 Democrat Austin Redistricted from the 4th district
  Dewitt Clinton Giddings March 4, 1877 March 3, 1879 Democrat Brenham
  George Washington Jones  March 4, 1879 March 3, 1883 Greenback Bastrop
  James W. Throckmorton March 4, 1883 March 3, 1887 Democrat McKinney
  Silas Hare March 4, 1887 March 3, 1891 Democrat Sherman
  Joseph W. Bailey March 4, 1891 March 3, 1901 Democrat Gainesville
  Choice B. Randell March 4, 1901 March 3, 1903 Democrat Sherman Redistricted to the 4th district
  James Andrew Beall March 4, 1903 March 3, 1915 Democrat Waxahachie
  Hatton W. Sumners March 4, 1915 January 3, 1947 Democrat Dallas Redistricted from the At-large district 
  Joseph Franklin Wilson January 3, 1947 January 3, 1955 Democrat Dallas
  Bruce R. Alger January 3, 1955 January 3, 1965 Republican Dallas
  Earle Cabell January 3, 1965 January 3, 1973 Democrat Dallas
  Alan Steelman January 3, 1973 January 3, 1977 Republican Dallas
  Jim Mattox January 3, 1977 January 3, 1983 Democrat Dallas
  John W. Bryant January 3, 1983 January 3, 1997 Democrat Dallas
  Pete Sessions January 3, 1997 January 3, 2003  Republican Dallas Redistricted to the 32nd district
  Jeb Hensarling January 3, 2003  January 3, 2019 Republican  Dallas Retired.
  Lance Gooden January 3, 2019 Republican  Terrell

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.

Coordinates: 32°13′33″N 95°43′54″W / 32.22583°N 95.73167°W / 32.22583; -95.73167