Texas Senate, District 23

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District 23 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves a portion of Dallas county in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 23 is Royce West.

In 1914, it was made up eleven counties in South Texas, including Duval County. Archie Parr represented it from 1915-1934.[1]

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 23 from 1992.[2]

Most recent election[edit]

2004[edit]

Texas general election, 2004: Senate District 23[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Royce West (Incumbent) 150,244 100.00 0.00
Majority 150,244 100.00 0.00
Turnout 150,244 +47.60
Democratic hold

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 23[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Royce West (Incumbent) 101,793 100.00 0.00
Majority 101,793 100.00 0.00
Turnout 101,793 +65.02
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

Texas general election, 1998: Senate District 23[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Royce West (Incumbent) 61,685 100.00 0.00
Majority 61,685 100.00 0.00
Turnout 61,685 -22.07
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 23[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Royce West (Incumbent) 79,157 100.00 +10.54
Majority 79,157 100.00 +21.09
Turnout 79,157 -36.12
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 23[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Royce West 110,856 89.46
Libertarian Henry Burden 13,066 10.54
Majority 97,790 78.91
Turnout 123,922
Democratic hold
Democratic primary, 1992: Senate District 23[8]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Jerald Larry 5,963 13.88
Jesse Oliver 12,240 28.49
Royce West 24,764 57.63
Majority 12,524 29.15
Turnout

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 23 Counties in District
4 Thomas Hinds Duggan DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Lavaca.
5 James H. Armstrong Bell, Falls, McLennan, Milam, Williamson.
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7 George Bernard Erath
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9 Chauncey Berkeley Shepard Austin, Washington.
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11 James W. McDade
12 George R. Shannon Bosque, Callahan, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Jones, Palo Pinto, Parker, Stephens, Taylor.
13 Andrew J. Ball
14 Callahan, Eastland, Erath, Haskell, Hill, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Palo Pinto, Parker, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton, Young.
15 Thomas Ball Clay, Jack, Montague, Parker, Tarrant, Wise, Young.
16 William R. Shannon
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18 Andrew Jackson Harris Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas.
19 Charles Keith Bell
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21 George W. Tyler
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23 Edwin Augustus Atlee Aransas, Cameron, Duval, Encinal, Hidalgo, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Zapata.
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27 D. McNeill Turner
28 John G. Willacy Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, La Salle, McMullen, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Zapata.
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34 Archie Parr
35 Brooks, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kleberg, La Salle, McMullen, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Willacy, Zapata.
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39 John D. Parnell Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young.
40 William D. McFarlane
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42 Benjamin G. Oneal
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46 George C. Moffett
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53 Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young.
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58 Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Dickens, Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young.
59 Jack Hightower
60 Oscar Mauzy Portion of Dallas.
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68 Portions of Dallas, Tarrant.
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70 Eddie Bernice Johnson
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73 Royce West Portion of Dallas.
74 Portions of Dallas, Tarrant.
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78 Portion of Dallas.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lynch, Dudley M. (January 1, 1976). The Duke of Duval: The Life and Times of George B. Parr. Waco: Texian Press. p. 21. ISBN 0-87244-044-3. LCCN 76-54438 Check |lccn= value (help). Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  2. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  3. ^ "2004 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  4. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  5. ^ "1998 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  6. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  7. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  8. ^ "1992 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-04.