Texas Senate, District 4

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District 4 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves all of Liberty and Orange counties, and portions of Chambers, Harris, Jefferson and Montgomery counties in the southeastern portion of the state of Texas. The current Senator from District 4 is Brandon Creighton, the winner of a special election held on August 5, 2014, to succeed the resigning Tommy Williams.

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 4 from 1992.[1]

Most recent election[edit]

2014 (special election on August 5)[edit]

Brandon Creighton (Republican) 15,232 (67.38%)
Steve Toth (Republican) 7,373 (32.61%)[2]

Previous elections[edit]

2004[edit]

Texas general election, 2004: Senate District 4[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tommy Williams (Incumbent) 176,464 100.00 +36.47
Majority 176,464 100.00 +72.93
Turnout 176,464 +15.30
Republican hold

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 4[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tommy Williams 97,237 63.53 +18.69
Democratic Mike Smith 55,808 36.47 -18.69
Majority 41,429 27.07 +16.76
Turnout 153,045 +10.28
Republican gain from Democratic
Republican primary runoff, 2002: Senate District 4[5]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Michael Galloway 5,320 46.11 +11.32
Tommy Williams 6,218 53.89 +8.69
Majority 898 0.92
Turnout 11,538
Republican primary, 2002: Senate District 4[6]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Martin Basaldua 4,571 20.01
Michael Galloway 7,947 34.79
Tommy Williams 10,327 45.20
Turnout 22,845

1998[edit]

Texas general election, 1998: Senate District 4[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael Galloway (Incumbent) 62,237 44.85 -7.90
Democratic David Bernsen 76,540 55.15 +7.90
Majority 14,303 10.31 +4.82
Turnout 138,777 -7.64
Democratic gain from Republican
Republican primary, 1998: Senate District 4[8]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Michael Galloway (Incumbent) 9,834 53.93
Bill Leigh 8,400 46.07
Majority 1,434 1.87
Turnout

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 4[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Carl A. Parker (Incumbent) 71,102 47.26 -7.31
Republican Michael Galloway 79,252 52.74 +7.31
Majority 8,240 5.48 -3.65
Turnout 150,264 -28.70
Republican gain from Democratic
Republican primary, 1994: Senate District 4[10]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Jim Alexander 6,862 49.75
Michael Galloway 6,932 50.25
Majority 70 0.09
Turnout 13,794

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 4[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Carl A. Parker (Incumbent) 114,999 54.57
Republican Michael Galloway 95,741 45.43
Majority 19,258 9.14
Turnout 210,740
Democratic hold

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 4 Counties in District
1 Joseph Lewis Hogg[12]
Isaac Parker
Houston, Nacogdoches, Rusk
2 Isaac Parker
David Gage
Henderson, Houston, Nacogdoches, Rusk.
3 Albert G. Walker[13]
Samuel R. Campbell
Collin, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, Henderson
4 Hart Hardin Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Van Zandt
5 Malachi W. Allen Collin, Cooke, Denton, Grayson, Kaufman
6
7 James W. Throckmorton
8
9 Lewis F. Casey Panola, Sabine, Shelby
10 Spearman Holland
11 James A. Truitt
12 E. Pettit Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
13 Thomas J. Word
14 Winfield B. Stirman Anderson, Henderson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Van Zandt
15 Walter Riptoe Harrison
16
17 Robert L. Hightower
18 John A. Peacock Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris, Titus
19
20 William Thomas Armistead
21
22 Lucius Whatley[14]
Henry F. O'Neal
23 James D. Woods Cooke, Grayson
24
25
26 Calhoun L. Potter
27
28 James L. Harbison
29
30
31 Robert E. Cofer
32
33 Silas B. Cowell
34
35 George W. Dayton
36
37 Dan S. McMillin
38
39 Henry F. Triplett Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange
40 Henry F. Triplett[15]
Wilfred Roy Cousins, Sr.
41 Wilfred Roy Cousins, Sr.
42
43
44 Allan Shivers
45
46
47
48
49
50 Wilfred Roy Cousins, Jr.
51
52 Jep Fuller
53 Jefferson, Orange
54
55
56
57
58 D. Roy Harrington
59
60
61
62
63 Chambers, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange
64
65 Carl A. Parker
66
67
68 All of Chambers, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange.
Portions of Galveston, Harris, Montgomery.
69
70
71
72
73
74 Michael L. Galloway
75
76 David Bernsen
77
78 Tommy Williams All of Liberty, Orange.
Portions of Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Montgomery.
79
80 Tommy Williams
Brandon Creighton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  2. ^ "2014 Special Runoff Election, Senate District 4". Texas Secretary of State. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2004 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  4. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  5. ^ "2002 Republican Party Primary Runoff Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  6. ^ "2002 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  7. ^ "1998 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  8. ^ "1998 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  9. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  10. ^ "1994 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  11. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  12. ^ Senator Hogg granted leave of absence 4 May 1846
  13. ^ Senator Walker resigned 30 March 1850, and replaced by Campbell
  14. ^ Senator Whatley resigned 29 April 1891
  15. ^ Senator Triplett died 14 December 1928