Texas Senate, District 6

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District 6 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves a portion of Harris county in the U.S. state of Texas. The seat is currently held by Sylvia Garcia,[1] who won a 2013 special election after the death of Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr. on October 16, 2012.

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 6 from 1992.[2]

Most recent elections[edit]

2004[edit]

Texas general election, 2004: Senate District 6[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mario Gallegos, Jr. 75,318 91.74 -8.24
Libertarian Tony Deppenschmidt 6,614 8.05 +8.05
Write-In Susan Delgado 160 0.19 +0.19
Majority 68,704 83.69 -16.31
Turnout 82,092 +51.65
Democratic hold
Democratic primary, 2004: Senate District 6[4]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Mario V. Gallegos, Jr. 6,484 53.92
Yolanda Navarro Flores 5,541 46.07
Turnout 12,025

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 6[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mario Gallegos, Jr. 54,130 100.00 0.00
Majority 54,130 100.00 +43.41
Turnout 54,130 +43.41
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

Texas general election, 1998: Senate District 6[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mario Gallegos, Jr. 37,746 100.00 0.00
Majority 37,746 100.00 -2.59
Turnout 37,746 -2.59
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 6[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mario Gallegos, Jr. 38,749 100.00 +57.52
Majority 38,749 100.00 +69.20
Turnout 38,749 -74.55
Democratic gain from Republican
Democratic primary runoff, 1994: Senate District 6[8]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Mario V. Gallegos, Jr. 9,613 57.19
Roman O. Martinez 7,193 42.80
Turnout 16,806
Democratic primary, 1994: Senate District 6[9]
Candidate Votes % ±%
Roman O. Martinez 9,026 37.91
Mario V. Gallegos, Jr. 5,990 25.15
Yolanda Navarro Flores 4,936 20.73
David Thomas McCullough 3,857 16.19
Turnout 23,809

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 6[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Shelley 87,570 57.52
Democratic Don Coffey 64,669 42.48
Majority 22,901 15.04
Turnout 152,239
Republican gain from Democratic

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 6 Counties in District
1 Jesse J. Robinson Jasper, Sabine.
2 John H. McRae Jasper, Newton, Sabine.
3 James F. Taylor Harrison, Smith, Upshur.
4 George Washington Hill Henderson, Limestone, Navarro.
5 Simpson C. Newman Upshur, Wood.
6 Jonathan Russell
7
8 Emory Rains
9 Matthew Fielding Locke
Stephen W. Beasley
Harrison, Upshur.
10 Stephen W. Beasley
11 C. C. Coppedge
12 James Postell Douglas Smith, Upshur.
13 John Lane Henry
14 John Lafayette Camp
15 William Amos Wortham Franklin, Hopkins, Red River, Titus.
16 William Jesse Swain
17
18 John C. Buchanan Gregg, Rains, Smith, Upshur, Wood.
19 John Lafayette Camp, Jr.
20
21 William C. “Cone” Johnson
22
23 Oliver P. Bowser Dallas, Rockwall.
24
25
26 Barry Miller
27
28 William C. McKamy, Jr.
29
30 Erasmus G. Senter
31
32 James C. McNealus
33
34
35
36
37 James C. McNealus
Hart Willis
38 John Davis
39 J. Roy Hardin Anderson, Freestone, Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro.
40 Julian P. Greer
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42
43
44 Clay Cotten
45
46
47
48 Clay Cotten
James E. Taylor
49 James E. Taylor
50
51 James E. Taylor
George O. Nokes, Jr.
52 George O. Nokes, Jr.
53 J. Searcy Bracewell, Jr. Harris.
54
55
56 Robert W. Baker
57
58 Criss Cole
59
60 Portion of Harris.
61
62 James P. Wallace
63
64 Lindon Williams
65
66
67
68
69
70 Gene Green
71
72
73 Dan Shelley
74 Mario Gallegos, Jr.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/members/dist6/dist6.htm
  2. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  3. ^ "2004 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  4. ^ "2004 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  5. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  6. ^ "1998 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  7. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  8. ^ "1994 Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  9. ^ "1994 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  10. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02.