Campaign 2012

District 26: Previous Election Results

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
David SanchezDemocratic3,682100.0%

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Michael BurgessRepublican33,605100.0%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Neil DurranceDemocratic7,450100.0%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Neil DurranceDemocratic55,38530.7%
Mark BolerLibertarian4,0622.3%
Michael BurgessRepublican120,98467.1%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Michael BurgessRepublican44,04785.8%
James HerfordRepublican7,28414.2%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Ken LeachDemocratic54,417100.0%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Ken LeachDemocratic118,16736.4%
Stephanie WeissLibertarian11,0283.4%
Michael BurgessRepublican195,18160.2%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Michael BurgessRepublican41,328100.0%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Tim BarnwellDemocratic5,157100.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Tim BarnwellDemocratic58,27137.2%
Rich HaasLibertarian3,9932.6%
Michael BurgessRepublican94,21960.2%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Michael BurgessRepublican17,964100.0%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Lico ReyesDemocratic89,80932.7%
Michael BurgessRepublican180,51965.8%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul LeBonDemocratic37,48522.8%
Michael BurgessRepublican123,19574.8%

2002 House Primary Runoff

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Scott ArmeyRepublican8,73745.4%
Michael BurgessRepublican10,52254.6%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Scott ArmeyRepublican11,49345.4%
Michael BurgessRepublican5,70322.5%
Dave KovatchRepublican6752.7%
Keith SelfRepublican5,61022.2%
Roger SessionsRepublican1,6306.4%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Steve LoveDemocratic75,60125.6%
Dick ArmeyRepublican214,02572.5%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dick ArmeyRepublican48,17987.6%
Larry ThompsonRepublican6,80612.4%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Joe TurnerLibertarian16,18211.9%
Dick ArmeyRepublican120,33288.1%

1996 House Nonpartisan Special Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jerry FrankelDemocratic58,62326.4%
Dick ArmeyRepublican163,70873.6%

District 26: Demographics

Population651,619
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up7.9%

Ethnicity

Percentage White72.9%
Percentage Black15.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.6%
Percentage Asian2.2%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race2.1%
Percentage Other Race6.5%
Percentage Hispanic14.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic White66.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black15.5%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English11.3%

Income

Median Household Income$48,714
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200911.0%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity49.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas46.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.1%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up49.2%
Percentage with a College Degree26.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers35.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers29.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers12.6%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples55.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children28.9%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work41.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%