Texas Senate, District 12

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District 12 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves portions of Denton and Tarrant counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 12 is Jane Nelson.

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 12 from 1992.[1]

Most recent election[edit]

2006[edit]

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 12[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jane Nelson (Incumbent) 109,513 63.98 -25.84
Democratic Dwight B. Fullingham 55,380 32.35 +32.35
Libertarian Morgan Ware 6,273 3.66 -6.51
Majority 54,133 31.63 -48.02
Turnout 171,166 +26.03
Republican hold

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 12[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jane Nelson (Incumbent)[4] 121,991 89.83 +53.49
Libertarian Steve Rushton 13,818 10.17 +10.17
Majority 108,173 79.65 +52.33
Turnout 135,809 -20.20
Republican gain from Democratic

2000[edit]

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 12[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George Host 61,846 36.34 +36.34
Democratic Mike Moncrief (Incumbent) 108,349 63.66 -36.34
Majority 46,503 27.32 -72.68
Turnout 170,195 +50.97
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 12[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mike Moncrief (Incumbent) 112,733 100.00 0.00
Majority 112,733 100.00 0.00
Turnout 112,733 +19.03
Democratic hold
Democratic primary, 1996: Senate District 12[7]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Mike Moncrief (Incumbent) 16,932 83.40
Nancy Ward 3,369 16.60
Majority 13,563 66.81
Turnout 20,301

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 12[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mike Moncrief (Incumbent) 94,707 100.00 0.00
Majority 94,707 100.00 0.00
Turnout 94,707 -6.99
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 12[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mike Moncrief (Incumbent) 101,823 100.00
Majority 101,823 100.00
Turnout 101,823
Democratic hold

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 12 Counties in District
1 John Greenville McNeill Brazoria, Matagorda.
2 Stephen W. Perkins
3 Isaac W. Brashear Harris.
4 James A. Truitt Panola, Shelby.
5 William G. W. Jowers Anderson, Houston.
6 William M. Taylor
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8 Alexis T. Rainey
Steward Alexander Miller
9 Benjamin T. Selman Smith, Van Zandt, Wood.
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12 George Thompson Ruby Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda.
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14 Benjamin Cromwell Franklin
Thomas Miller Joseph
15 Finis E. Piner Collin, Denton.
16 William D. Lair
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18 Alvah Chesley Austin, Burleson, Fort Bend, Waller, Washington.
19 Hermann Knittel
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21 Ernst Gustav Maetze
22 Ernst Gustav Maetze
William W. Searcy
23 Robert E. Steele Brazos, Freestone, Limestone, Robertson.
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25 John A. Wayland
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28 Alfred J. Harper
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30
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32 Alfred J. Harper
James R. Astin
33 James R. Astin
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35 Edmond A. Decherd, Jr.
36 Robert L. Williford
37 D. Leon Harp
William E. Doyle
38 William E. Doyle
39 Pierce B. Ward Ellis, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell.
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41 Will M. Martin
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45 Vernon Lemens
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49 A. B. Crawford
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51 Crawford Martin
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53 Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Ellis, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell.
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58 J. P. Word
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60 Bandera, Bosque, Brown, Burnet, Comal, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Ellis, Erath, Gillespie, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Mills, Real, San Saba, Somervell.
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62 Betty Andujar
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65 Portion of Tarrant.
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68 Hugh Q. Parmer
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72 Mike Moncrief
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78 Jane Nelson Portions of Denton, Tarrant.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  2. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  3. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  4. ^ Nelson was the District 9 incumbent prior to the 2002 Senate redistricting.
  5. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  6. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  7. ^ "1996 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  8. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  9. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-03.