Texas's 3rd congressional district

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Texas's 3rd congressional district
Texas's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Texas's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Sam Johnson (RPlano)
Cook PVI R+18 (2012)

Texas District 3 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves a suburban area north and northeast of Dallas. It encompasses a large portion of Collin County including McKinney, Plano, and Frisco, and from 2003 to 2013 the northeast corner of Dallas County including parts of Garland and Rowlett. As of the 2000 census, District 3 represents 651,620 people who are predominantly middle-to-upper-class (median family income is US$74,314, compared to $50,046 nationwide). As of 2008, 58.83% of residents in District 3 are White (non-Hispanic), 22.87 are Hispanic or Latino (of any race), 11.29% are Asian, and 9.69% are Black or African American.[1] The current Representative from District 3 is Sam Johnson and has been since 1991.

2012 redistricting[edit]

After redistricting in 2012, all of Dallas County has been removed, putting the district entirely within Collin County.[2]

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President McCain 57 - 42%
2004 President Bush 66 - 33%
2000 President Bush 70 - 30%

List of representatives[edit]

Name Party Years Electoral history
American Civil War/Reconstruction
No image.svg William Thomas Clark Republican March 31, 1870 –
May 13, 1872
Lost election contest
No image.svg Dewitt Clinton Giddings Democratic May 13, 1872 –
March 3, 1875
Won election contest
No image.svg James W. Throckmorton Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Olin Wellborn Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
Redistricted to the 6th district
No image.svg James H. Jones Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Constantine B. Kilgore Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Charles H. Yoakum Democratic March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Reese C. De Graffenreid Democratic March 4, 1897 –
August 29, 1902
Died
Vacant August 29, 1902 –
November 4, 1902
No image.svg Gordon J. Russell Democratic November 4, 1902 –
June 14, 1910
Resigned to become U.S. District Judge
Vacant June 14, 1910 –
July 23, 1910
No image.svg Robert M. Lively Democratic July 23, 1910 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesYoungTX.jpg James Young Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Morgan G. Sanders Democratic March 4, 1921 –
January 3, 1939
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
LindleyBeckworth.jpg Lindley Beckworth Democratic January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1953
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Brady Preston Gentry Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1957
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
LindleyBeckworth.jpg Lindley Beckworth Democratic January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1967
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joe Pool Democratic January 3, 1967 –
July 14, 1968
Redistricted from the at-large seat
Died
Vacant July 14, 1968 –
August 24, 1968
James M. Collins.jpg James M. Collins Republican August 24, 1968 –
January 3, 1983
First elected to finish Pool's term
Re-elected in 1968
Re-elected in 1970
Re-elected in 1972
Re-elected in 1974
Re-elected in 1976
Re-elected in 1978
Re-elected in 1980
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Steve Bartlett 1990 congressional photo.jpg Steve Bartlett Republican January 3, 1983 –
March 11, 1991
First elected in 1982
Re-elected in 1984
Re-elected in 1986
Re-elected in 1988
Re-elected in 1990
Resigned to become Mayor of Dallas
Vacant March 11, 1991 –
May 8, 1991
Sam Johnson, official 109th Congress photo.jpg Sam Johnson Republican May 8, 1991 –
Present
First elected to finish Bartlett's term
Re-elected in 1992
Re-elected in 1994
Re-elected in 1996
Re-elected in 1998
Re-elected in 2000
Re-elected in 2002
Re-elected in 2004
Re-elected in 2006
Re-elected in 2008
Re-elected in 2010
Re-elected in 2012

District 3[edit]

US House election, 2010: Texas District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Johnson 101,180 66.28 +6.48
Democratic John Lingenfelder 47,848 31.34 -3.57
Libertarian Christopher Claytor 3,602 2.35 +0.13
Independent Harry Pierce 22 0.01
Majority
Turnout 152,652
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2008: Texas District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Johnson 169,557 59.80 -2.72
Democratic Tom Daley 107,679 37.98 +3.07
Libertarian Christopher Claytor 6,300 2.22 -0.36
Majority
Turnout 283,536
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2006: Texas District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Johnson 88,634 62.52 -23.04
Democratic Dan Dodd 49,488 34.91 +34.91
Libertarian Christopher Claytor 3,656 2.58
Majority 39,146 27.61
Turnout 141,778
Republican hold Swing -49.44
US House election, 2004: Texas District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Johnson 178,099 85.56
Independent Paul Jenkins 16,850 8.10
Independent James Vessels 13,204 6.34
Majority
Turnout 208,153
Republican hold Swing

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2007 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "11th Congressional District Demographic Profile -- Texas 03 (4803)". Congressional District Demographics. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/

Coordinates: 33°09′34″N 96°36′48″W / 33.15944°N 96.61333°W / 33.15944; -96.61333