Texas Senate, District 14

District 14 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves Bastrop County and a portion of Travis county in the U.S. state of Texas.

The seat for District 14 is currently vacant.

Top 5 biggest cities in districtEdit

District 14 has a population of 834,750 with 640,349 that is at voting age from the 2010 census.[1]

Name County Pop.[2][a]
1 Austin Travis 560,768
2 Pflugerville Travis 46,636
3 Elgin Bastrop/Travis 8,135
4 Bastrop Bastrop 7,218
5 Lago Vista Travis 6,041

Election historyEdit

Election history of District 14 from 1992.[b]

Upcoming electionEdit

The seat for District 14 became vacant on April 30, 2020, after the resignation of Kirk Watson.[3] A special election has been called for July 14, 2020.

Texas special general election: Senate District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Sarah Eckhardt
Democratic Eddie Rodriguez
Republican Waller Thomas Burns II
Republican Donald Zimmerman
Libertarian Pat Dixon
Independent Jeff Ridgeway
Majority
Turnout

Previous electionsEdit

2018Edit

Texas general election, 2018: Senate District 14[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican George W. Hindman 96,834 25.23
Democratic Kirk Watson (Incumbent) 276,052 71.93 +19.25
Libertarian Micah M. Verlander 10,889 2.84
Majority 179,218 46.70 -13.26
Turnout 383,775
Democratic hold

2014Edit

Texas general election, 2014: Senate District 14[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Kirk Watson (Incumbent) 154,391 79.98 +19.25
Libertarian James Arthur Strohm 38,648 20.02 +16.41
Majority 115,743 59.96 +34.90
Turnout 193,039 +2.11
Democratic hold

2010Edit

Texas general election, 2010: Senate District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mary Lou Serafine 68,100 35.67 +35.67
Democratic Kirk Watson (Incumbent) 115,949 60.73 -19.59
Libertarian Kent Phillips 6,884 3.61 -16.07
Majority 47,849 25.06 -35.57
Turnout 190,933 +32.53
Democratic hold

2006Edit

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 14[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Kirk Watson 127,223 80.32 +27.61
Libertarian Robert "Rock" Howard 31,180 19.68 +15.51
Majority 96,043 60.63 +51.05
Turnout 158,403 -12.29
Democratic hold

2002Edit

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 14[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ben Bentzin 77,885 43.12 +43.12
Democratic Gonzalo Barrientos (Incumbent) 95,182 52.70 -29.25
Libertarian Marianne Robbins 7,537 4.17 -13.87
Majority 17,297 9.58 -54.33
Turnout 180,604 -20.20
Democratic hold

2000Edit

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 14[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gonzalo Barrientos (Incumbent) 185,48 81.95 -2.92
Libertarian Tom Davis 40,847 18.05 +2.92
Majority 144,631 63.90 -5.85
Turnout 180,604 -20.20
Democratic hold

1996Edit

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 14[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gonzalo Barrientos (Incumbent) 157,194 84.87 +1.86
Natural Law Party Sandra L. BonSell 28,013 15.13 +15.13
Majority 129,181 69.75 +3.72
Turnout 185,207 +13.07
Democratic hold

1994Edit

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 14[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gonzalo Barrientos (Incumbent) 135,979 83.02 +15.40
Libertarian Gary Johnson 27,820 16.98 +13.52
Majority 108,159 66.03 +27.34
Turnout 163,799 -35.75
Democratic hold

1992Edit

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 14[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gonzalo Barrientos (Incumbent) 172,384 67.61
Republican Bill Malone, Jr. 73,729 28.92
Libertarian Gary E. Johnson 8,837 3.47
Majority 98,655 38.70
Turnout 147,975
Democratic hold

District officeholdersEdit

Legislature Senator, District 14 Counties in District
1 John F. Miller Colorado, Fayette.
2 John Winfield Scott Dancy
3 Jerome Bonaparte "Polly" Robertson Burleson, Milam, Washington, Williamson.
4 James H. Armstrong Brazos, Burleson, Leon, Milam, Robertson, Williamson.
5 James K. Holland Panola, Shelby.
6 James A. Truitt
7
8 Henry P. C. Dulany
John R. Dickinson
9 James B. Davis
John F. Crawford
Fannin, Hunt.
10 James B. Davis
11 Robert H. Lane
12 William Henry Parsons Harris, Montgomery.
13 James G. Tracy
14 William R. Baker
15 John R. Henry Freestone, Limestone, Navarro.
16 Francis Marion Martin
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18 James S. Perry Brazos, Milam, Robertson.
19
20 Scott Field
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22 James M. McKinney
23 Robert A. Greer Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler.
24
25 George C. Greer
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27 John T. Beaty
28
29
30 Edward I. Kellie
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32 Vinson A. Collins
33
34 Steve M. King
35 Steve M. King
Vinson A. Collins
36 Wilfred Roy Cousins, Sr.
37 Wilfred Roy Cousins, Sr.
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39 Richard S. Bowers Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Lee, Robertson, Washington.
40
41 Charles S. Gainer
42
43 Albert Stone
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45
46
47 Joseph Alton York
48
49
50
51 William T. "Bill" Moore
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53 Johnnie B. Rogers Bastrop, Travis, Williamson.
54
55 Charles F. Herring
56
57
58
59
60 Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, Williamson.
61
62
63 Charles F. Herring
Lloyd Doggett
Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis.
64 Lloyd Doggett
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66
67
68 Hays, Travis.
69 Gonzalo Barrientos
70
71
72
73 All of Travis.
Portion of Hays.
74 Portions of Hays, Travis.
75
76
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78 Portion of Travis.
79
80 Kirk Watson
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83 Bastrop County and portion of Travis.
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85
86

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Population is based on the number of people in the district in that city, not the overall population of that city
  2. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District Population Analysis with County Subtotals" (PDF). The Texas State Senate. Retrieved 2020-06-18.}}
  2. ^ "Cities and Census Designated Places (CDPs) by District" (PDF). The Texas State Senate. Retrieved 2020-06-18.}}
  3. ^ "State Sen. Kirk Watson to retire from Texas Senate". Texas Tribune. February 18, 2020. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  4. ^ "2018 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  5. ^ "2014 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  6. ^ "2010 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2006-12-15.
  8. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2007-01-03.
  9. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2007-01-03.
  10. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2007-01-03.
  11. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2007-01-03.
  12. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved 2007-01-03.