Campaign 2012

District 27: Previous Election Results

2012 House Primary Runoff

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Rose HarrisonDemocratic7,02460.6%
Jerry TrevinoDemocratic4,56539.4%

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Rose HarrisonDemocratic6,35430.7%
Murphy JunaidDemocratic4322.1%
Ronnie McDonaldDemocratic5,68227.5%
Jerry TrevinoDemocratic8,23139.8%

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Blake FarentholdRepublican28,05870.8%
John GrunwoldRepublican3,2568.2%
Don Al MiddlebrookRepublican3,6769.3%
Trey RobertsRepublican4,65311.7%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic21,948100.0%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic50,22647.1%
Ed MishouLibertarian5,3725.0%
Blake FarentholdRepublican51,00147.8%

2010 House Primary Runoff

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
James DuerrRepublican4,49648.7%
Blake FarentholdRepublican4,74251.3%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
James DuerrRepublican6,36832.4%
Blake FarentholdRepublican5,92130.1%
Jessica Puente-BradshawRepublican3,09715.8%
Willie VadenRepublican4,26821.7%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic77,513100.0%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic104,86458.0%
Robert PowellLibertarian6,6293.7%
Willie VadenRepublican69,45838.4%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
George BenavidezRepublican7,23643.8%
William VadenRepublican9,29256.2%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic31,563100.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic62,05856.8%
Robert PowellLibertarian4,7184.3%
Willie VadenRepublican42,53838.9%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
William VadenRepublican7,207100.0%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic112,08163.1%
Christopher ClaytorLibertarian3,5002.0%
Willie VadenRepublican61,95534.9%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jesus CaquiasRepublican2,40130.1%
William VadenRepublican5,58269.9%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic68,55961.1%
Christopher ClaytorLibertarian2,6462.4%
Pat AhumadaRepublican41,00436.5%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic102,08863.4%
William BunchLibertarian4,3242.7%
Pat AhumadaRepublican54,66033.9%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic61,63863.3%
Erol StoneRepublican34,28435.2%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mary BerlangaDemocratic16,09730.1%
Solomon OrtizDemocratic37,43469.9%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Solomon OrtizDemocratic97,35064.6%
Joe GardnerRepublican50,96433.8%

District 27: Demographics

Population651,619
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up10.6%

Ethnicity

Percentage White75.8%
Percentage Black2.7%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.6%
Percentage Asian0.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race2.8%
Percentage Other Race17.3%
Percentage Hispanic68.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic White27.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black2.5%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English45.8%

Income

Median Household Income$31,327
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200925.3%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity55.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas36.6%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.1%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up37.4%
Percentage with a College Degree16.2%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers28.8%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers26.3%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers13.6%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples56.0%
Percentage Married Couples with Children29.3%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work28.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%