Texas's 27th congressional district
|Texas's 27th congressional district|
Texas's 27th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
|Current Representative||Blake Farenthold (R–Corpus Christi)|
|Cook PVI||R+13 (2012)|
Texas District 27 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the coastal bend of Texas' Gulf Coast consisting of Corpus Christi and Victoria up to Bastrop County near Austin and Wharton County near Houston. The current Representative is Republican Blake Farenthold.
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 1983|
|Solomon P. Ortiz||Democratic||January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 2011
|First elected in 1982
Re-elected in 1984
Re-elected in 1986
Re-elected in 1988
Re-elected in 1990
Re-elected in 1992
Re-elected in 1994
Re-elected in 1996
Re-elected in 1998
Re-elected in 2000
Re-elected in 2002
Re-elected in 2004
Re-elected in 2006
Re-elected in 2008
|Blake Farenthold||Republican||January 3, 2011 –
|First elected in 2010
Re-elected in 2012
Re-elected in 2014
Recent election results
|Republican gain from Democratic||Swing||28.95|
|Democratic||Rose Meza Harrison||83,395||39.21|
Historical district boundaries
- Texas 27th District Profile The New York Times Accessed November 2010
- "Office of the Secretary of State; Race Summary Report; 2012 General Election". Secretary of State of Texas. November 6, 2012. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
- 27th Congressional District of Texas Texas District 27 Information site.
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