Texas's 31st congressional district

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Texas's 31st congressional district
Texas US Congressional District 31 (since 2013).tif
Texas's 31st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative John Carter (RRound Rock)
Population (2015) 804,974[1]
Median income 58,960[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+10[3]

Texas District 31 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves a strip of central Texas from north Austin up to Temple.

The district includes the portion of Austin located in Williamson County and most of the fast-growing northern suburbs of Austin, as well as a portion of the area surrounding Fort Hood.

John Carter has served as the representative from this district since its creation.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history Counties Represented
District created January 3, 2003
Johnrrcarter.jpeg John Carter Republican January 3, 2003 –
Present
First elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
[Data unknown/missing.]

Election results[edit]

US House election, 2004: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 160,247 64.8 Decrease4.3
Democratic Jon Porter 80,292 32.5 Increase5.1
Libertarian Celeste Adams 6,888 2.8 Increase1.5
Majority 79,955 32.3
Turnout 247,427
Republican hold Swing -4.7
US House election, 2006: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 94,242 58 Decrease6.8
Democratic Mary Beth Harrell 62,761 39 Increase6.5
Libertarian Matt McAdoo 4,370 3 Increase0.2
Majority 31,481 19 Decrease13.3
Turnout 161,373 Decrease34.8
Republican hold Swing -6.7
US House election, 2008: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 175,563 60.3 Increase2.3
Democratic Brian P. Ruiz 106,559 36.6 Decrease3.6
Libertarian Barry N. Cooper 9,182 3.2 Increase0.2
Majority 69,004 23.7 Increase4.7
Turnout 291,304 Increase80.5
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2010: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 126,384 82.6 Increase20.3
Libertarian Bill Oliver 26,735 17.5 Increase14.3
Majority 99,649 65.1 Increase41.4
Turnout 153,119 Decrease47.4
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2012: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 145,348 61.3 Decrease22.3
Democratic Stephen M. Wyman 62,761 35.0 Increase35.0
Libertarian Ethan Garofolo 8,862 3.7 Decrease13.8
Majority 82,587 34.8 Decrease30.3
Turnout 237,187 Increase54.9
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2014: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 91,484 64.1 Decrease
Democratic Louie Minor 45,634 32.0 Increase
Libertarian Scott Ballard 5,693 4.0 Decrease
Majority 45,850 Decrease
Turnout 142,811 18 Decrease
Republican hold Swing
US House election, 2016: Texas District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Carter 166,060 58.4 Decrease5.7
Democratic Mike Clark 103,852 36.5 Increase4.5
Libertarian Scott Ballard 14,676 5.2 Increase1.2
Majority 62,208 Increase
Turnout 284,588 35 Increase17
Republican hold Swing

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2007 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 30°49′44″N 97°32′08″W / 30.82889°N 97.53556°W / 30.82889; -97.53556