Jon Lindsay

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Jon Stephen Lindsay[1] (born 4 December 1935)[2] is a Republican former member of the Texas Senate, having represented the 7th District from 1997 to 2007.

He was succeeded in 2007 by fellow Republican Dan Patrick, who would later be elected as Lieutenant Governor of Texas.

Considered a Moderate Republican, Lindsay was from 1975 to 1995 the county judge of Harris County. He did not seek reelection in 1994 and was succeeded as county judge by fellow Republican Robert Eckels.

Election history[edit]

Most recent election[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 7[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 139,827 91.31 -8.69
Libertarian Edgar L. Buchanan 13,305 8.69 +8.69
Majority 126,522 82.62 -17.38
Turnout 153,132 -30.34
Republican hold

Previous elections[edit]

2000[edit]

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 7[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 219,835 100.00 0.00
Majority 219,835 100.00 0.00
Turnout 219,835 +20.69
Republican hold

1996[edit]

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 7[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 182,144 100.00 0.00
Majority 182,144 100.00 0.00
Turnout 182,144 +26.82
Republican hold
Republican primary, 1996: Senate District 7[6]
Candidate Votes % ±
Jerry Dumas 27,658 48.56
Jon Lindsay 29,303 51.44
Turnout 56,961

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jon Stephen Lindsay". Texas State Cemetery. Retrieved 2007-01-03. 
  2. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (Texas) (2002-09-13). "State Senate Candidates for 2002 General Election". Retrieved 2006-12-26. 
  3. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  4. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  5. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  6. ^ "1996 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-23. 

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Texas Senate
Preceded by
Don Henderson
Texas State Senator
from District 7 (Houston)

1997–2007
Succeeded by
Dan Patrick