Texas's 5th congressional district

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Texas's 5th congressional district
Texas US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
Texas's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
U.S. RepresentativeJeb Hensarling (RDallas)
Distribution
  • 67.16[1]% urban
  • 32.84% rural
Population (2016)764,456[2]
Median income$50,536
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+16[3]

Texas District 5 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves an area that includes the southeast portion of Dallas County including Mesquite plus a number of smaller counties south and east of Dallas including Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt, and Kaufman counties. As of the 2000 census, the 5th district represents 651,620 people. The current Representative from District 5 is Jeb Hensarling. On October 31, 2017, Hensarling announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and would not seek re-election in 2018.[4] Lance Gooden was elected on November 6th and is congressman-elect.

2012 redistricting[edit]

After the 2012 redistricting process, the eastern half of Wood County was removed, and there were slight changes to the district in Dallas County.[5]

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2016 President Trump 63 - 34%
2012 President Romney 65 - 34%
2008 President McCain 63 - 36%
2004 President Bush 67 - 33%
2000 President Bush 66 - 34%

List of representatives[edit]

U.S. Congressional District borders are periodically redrawn, therefore some District Residence locations may no longer be in the 5th District.

Name Took Office Left Office Party District Residence  Notes
District created March 4, 1875
John Hancock (Texas).jpg John Hancock March 4, 1875 March 3, 1877 Democrat Austin Redistricted from the 4th district
Giddings.jpg Dewitt Clinton Giddings March 4, 1877 March 3, 1879 Democrat Brenham
George Washington Jones (Texas Congressman).jpg George Washington Jones  March 4, 1879 March 3, 1883 Greenback Bastrop
James W. Throckmorton - Brady-Handy.jpg James W. Throckmorton March 4, 1883 March 3, 1887 Democrat McKinney
No image.svg Silas Hare March 4, 1887 March 3, 1891 Democrat Sherman
Joseph Weldon Bailey.jpg Joseph W. Bailey March 4, 1891 March 3, 1901 Democrat Gainesville
Choice B. Randell.jpg Choice B. Randell March 4, 1901 March 3, 1903 Democrat Sherman Redistricted to the 4th district
JamesAndrewBeall.jpg James Andrew Beall March 4, 1903 March 3, 1915 Democrat Waxahachie
Hatton Sumners.jpg Hatton W. Sumners March 4, 1915 January 3, 1947 Democrat Dallas Redistricted from the At-large district 
J. Frank Wilson.jpg Joseph Franklin Wilson January 3, 1947 January 3, 1955 Democrat Dallas
Bruce Reynolds Alger.jpg Bruce R. Alger January 3, 1955 January 3, 1965 Republican Dallas
Earle Cabell.jpg Earle Cabell January 3, 1965 January 3, 1973 Democrat Dallas
Alan Steelman.jpg Alan Steelman January 3, 1973 January 3, 1977 Republican Dallas
Jim Mattox.jpg Jim Mattox January 3, 1977 January 3, 1983 Democrat Dallas
John Wiley Bryant.jpg John W. Bryant January 3, 1983 January 3, 1997 Democrat Dallas
Pete Sessions.jpg Pete Sessions January 3, 1997 January 3, 2003  Republican Dallas Redistricted to the 32nd district
Jeb Hensarling official photo.jpg Jeb Hensarling January 3, 2003  January 3, 2019 Republican  Dallas Incumbent. Retiring.
Gooden New Headshot.jpg Lance Gooden January 3, 2019 Elect. Republican  Terrell Term starting January 3, 2019.

Recent elections[edit]

2004[edit]

US House election, 2004: Texas District 5[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 148,816 64.5
Democratic Bill Bernstein 75,911 32.9
Libertarian John Gonzalez 6,118 2.7
Total votes 230,845
Republican hold

2006[edit]

US House election, 2006: Texas District 5[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 88,478 61.76
Democratic Charlie Thompson 50,983 35.58
Libertarian Mike Nelson 3,791 2.64
Total votes 143,252
Republican hold

2008[edit]

US House election, 2008: Texas District 5[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 162,894 83.59
Libertarian Ken Ashby 31,967 16.40
Total votes 194,861
Republican hold

2010[edit]

US House election, 2010: Texas District 5[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 106,742 70.52
Democratic Tom Berry 41,649 27.51
Libertarian Ken Ashby 2,958 1.95
Total votes 151,349
Republican hold

2012[edit]

US House election, 2012: Texas District 5[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 134,091 64.40
Democratic Linda S. Mrosko 69,178 33.22
Libertarian Ken Ashby 4,961 2.38
Total votes 208,230
Republican hold

2014[edit]

US House election, 2014: Texas District 5
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 88,998 85.4
Libertarian Ken Ashby 15,264 14.6
Total votes 104,262
Republican hold

2016[edit]

US House election, 2016: Texas District 5
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeb Hensarling 155,469 80.6
Libertarian Ken Ashby 37,406 19.4
Total votes 192,875
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2007 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=05
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Ackerman, Andrew (October 31, 2017). "GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas Won't Seek Re-Election". The Wall Street Journal. New York. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  5. ^ http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/
  6. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 2, 2004). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  7. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 7, 2006). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  8. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 4, 2008). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  9. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 2, 2010). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  10. ^ Office of the Secretary of State (November 6, 2012). "Race Summary Report". 1992 - Current Election History. Texas Secretary of State. Archived from the original on November 8, 2006. Retrieved June 1, 2013.

Coordinates: 32°13′33″N 95°43′54″W / 32.22583°N 95.73167°W / 32.22583; -95.73167