Texas Senate, District 1

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District 1 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves all of Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Titus, Upshur, Wood and Smith county in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 1 is Bryan Hughes.

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 1 from 1992-2008.[1]

2012[edit]

2010[edit]

2008[edit]

No data

2006[edit]

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 1[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kevin P. Eltife 109,450 83.13 +14.96
Libertarian Jason Albers 22,211 16.87 +16.87
Majority 87,239 66.26 +29.92
Turnout 131,661 -21.23
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Special runoff election, 17 February 2004: Senate District 1, Unexpired term[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kevin Eltife 46,437 51.86 [4]+15.85
Democratic Paul Sadler 43,103 48.14 +8.63
Majority 3,334 3.72
Turnout 89,540 [4]+29.38
Republican hold
Special election, 20 January 2004: Senate District 1, Unexpired term[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kevin Eltife 24,919 36.01
Republican Bill Godsey 502 0.73
Republican Tommy Merritt 14,786 21.36
Democratic Paul Sadler 27,339 39.50
Constitution Daryl Ware[6] 480 0.69
Republican Jerry Yost 1,180 1.71
Turnout 69,206

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 1[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Ratliff 113,939 68.17 -31.83
Democratic B.D. Blount 53,201 31.83 +31.83
Majority 60,738 36.34 -63.66
Turnout 167,140 +85.66
Republican hold
Republican primary, 2002: Senate District 1[8]
Candidate Votes % ±
Bill Ratliff 20,367 69.79
Jerry Yost 8,816 30.21
Turnout 29,183

1998[edit]

Texas general election, 1998: Senate District 1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Ratliff 90,024 100.00 +35.46
Majority 90,024 100.00 +70.93
Turnout 90,024 -42.60
Republican hold

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Ratliff 101,207 64.54 +12.40
Democratic George Lavender 55,616 35.46 -12.40
Majority 45,591 29.07 +24.81
Turnout 156,823 -20.09
Republican hold
Democratic primary, 1994: Senate District 1[11]
Candidate Votes % ±
VaLinda Hathcox 21,743 42.40
George Lavender 29,537 57.60
Turnout 51,280

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Ratliff 102,310 52.13
Democratic A. M. "Bob" Aikin, III 93,937 47.86
Majority 8,373 4.27
Turnout 200,760
Republican hold
Democratic primary, 1992: Senate District 1[13]
Candidate Votes % ±
A. M. "Bob" Aikin, III 51,143 69.33
Steve Gamble 22,626 30.67
Turnout 73,769

District officeholders[edit]

Leg. Senator Term start Term end Counties in District
1st William M. "Buckskin" Williams February 16, 1846 December 13, 1847 Fannin, Lamar
2nd December 13, 1847 November 5, 1849
3rd Matthias Ward November 13, 1849 November 3, 1851 Bowie, Cass, Titus
4th Joseph H. Burks November 3, 1851 November 7, 1853 Bowie, Red River
5th November 7, 1853 November 5, 1855
6th Solomon H. Pirkey November 5, 1855 November 7, 1859
7th
8th James W. Sims November 7, 1859 November 4, 1861
9th Rufus K. Hartley November 4, 1861 August 6, 1866 Chambers, Galveston, Jefferson, Liberty
10th
11th Frederick Forney Foscue
12th Edward Bradford Pickett Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
13th
14th Edwin Hobby
15th Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler
16th
17th Samuel Bronson Cooper
18th
19th William L. Douglass
20th
21st Kennan B. Seale
22nd
23rd Benjamin Whitaker Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
24th
25th Simon J. Morriss
26th
27th James R. Wilson
28th
29th James R. Wilson
James M. Terrell
30th James M. Terrell
31st
32nd Horace W. Vaughan
33rd Horace W. Vaughan
Absolom C. Oliver
John M. Henderson
34th John M. Henderson
35th
36th Robert P. Dorough
37th
38th Pleasant A. Turner
39th Lloyd E. Price Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris, Titus
40th
41st John W. E. H. Beck
42nd
43rd
44th John W. E. H. Beck
E. Harold Beck
45th E. Harold Beck
46th
47th
48th
49th Howard A. Carney
50th
51st
52nd
53rd A. M. Aikin, Jr. Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Red River, Titus
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Harrison, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion,
Morris, Red River, Titus
61st
62nd
63rd Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Harrison, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion,
Morris, Red River, Titus
64th
65th
66th Vernon Edgar Howard
67th
68th Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris,
Panola, Red River, Titus, Upshur
69th Vernon Edgar Howard
Richard M. Anderson
70th Richard M. Anderson
71st Bill Ratliff
72nd
73rd Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris,
Panola, Red River, Rusk, Titus, Upshur
74th All of Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion,
Morris, Red River, Rusk, Titus, Upshur.
Portion of Smith
75th
76th
77th
78th Bill Ratliff
Kevin Eltife
All of Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola,
Red River, Rusk, Titus, Upshur, Wood.
Portion of Smith
79th Kevin Eltife
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  2. ^ "2006 General Election". elections.sos.state.tx.us. Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  3. ^ "Special Election Runoff, State Senate, District 1". elections.sos.state.tx.us. Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  4. ^ a b change from special election
  5. ^ "Special Election, State Senate, District 1". elections.sos.state.tx.us. Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  6. ^ Secretary of State’s web page says party is "CON". Daryl Ware to Run for Texas State Senate Archived 2008-03-19 at the Wayback Machine. (5 January 2004) confirms it is the Constitution Party
  7. ^ "2002 General Election". elections.sos.state.tx.us. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  8. ^ "2002 Republican Party Primary Election". elections.sos.state.tx.us. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  9. ^ "1998 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  10. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  11. ^ "1994 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  12. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  13. ^ "1992 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2006-12-28.