Texas House of Representatives, District 64

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District 64 is a district of the Texas House of Representatives that serves a portion of Denton County. The current representative for District 64 is Republican Myra Crownover, who has served the district since 2000 when she was selected to complete the unexpired term left by her late husband, local veterinarian Dr. Ronny Crownover, who died in March 2000.

District description (after 2000 Census)[edit]

After the 2000 Census the district was realigned.

The current District 64 is located wholly within Denton County. It is one of three serving Denton County. In terms of geography it runs diagonally from Denton in the northwest end to The Colony in the southeast, and includes nearly all of the area surrounding Lewisville Lake. Major cities in the district include Denton, The Colony, Corinth, Shady Shores, Lake Dallas. Hickory Creek, Little Elm, Lakewood Village, and Oak Point. District 64 also includes the University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University, and the Denton County campus of North Central Texas College.

Prior incarnations of District 64[edit]

During the 1980s the district was located in West Texas. It is most notable as the home district (1984-1990) of Rick Perry who would later become Governor of Texas.

Elections[edit]

2006 candidates[edit]

Crownover ran unopposed in the Republican primary in 2006. John McLeod opposed Crownover as the Democratic candidate; the Libertarian Party did not field a candidate.

Though McLeod reported outraising Crownover by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, indicating her support might have been in decline, Crownover won re-election 59.92% to 40.08% to serve District 64 in the Eightieth Texas Legislature.

2008 candidates[edit]

Myra Crownover won an unopposed Republican Primary, earning 8,249 votes. John J. McClelland won an unopposed Democratic Primary, earning 10,854 votes. Jason Jordan was the Libertarian nominee. However, Crownover won re-election.

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