Texas Senate, District 3

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District 3 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves all of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby and Tyler counties, and portions of Montgomery and Smith counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 3 is Robert Nichols.

Election History[edit]

Election history of District 3 from 1992.[1]

Most recent elections[edit]

2006[edit]

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 3[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert Nichols 119,629 100.00 +11.77
Majority 119,629 100.00 +23.53
Turnout 119,629 -12.03
Republican hold
Republican primary, 2006: Senate District 3[3]
Candidate Votes % ±
Frank Denton 5,635 15.15
Dave Kleimann 6,716 18.05
Robert Nichols 20,176 54.24
Bob Reeves 4,674 12.56
Majority 13,460 36.18
Turnout 37,201

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 3[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Todd Staples 119,993 88.23 +27.59
Libertarian Michael Carter 16,001 11.76 +11.76
Majority 103,992 76.47 +55.18
Turnout 135,994 -45.92
Republican hold

2000[edit]

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Todd Staples 152,514 60.64 +10.55
Democratic David Fisher 98,976 39.36 -10.55
Majority 53,538 21.29 +21.10
Turnout 251,490 +20.88
Republican hold
Republican primary, 2000: Senate District 3[6]
Candidate Votes % ±
Van Brookshire 4,875 11.08
Les Tarrance 8,816 18.05
Todd Staples 20,367 70.15
Majority 21,522 52.10
Turnout 29,183

1996[edit]

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 3[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Drew Nixon 104,222 50.09 -2.26
Democratic Jerry K. Johnson 103,835 49.91 +2.26
Majority 387 0.19 -4.52
Turnout 208,057 +30.02
Republican hold
Democratic primary, 1996: Senate District 3[8]
Candidate Votes % ±
Jerry K. Johnson 38,913 57.10
Dick Swift 18,043 26.48
Ralph Wallace 11,191 16.42
Majority 20,870 30.62
Turnout 68,147

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 3[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Drew Nixon 83,779 52.35 +6.21
Democratic Curtis Soileau[10][11] 76,245 47.65 -6.21
Majority 7,534 4.71 -3.02
Turnout 160,024 -26.77
Republican gain from Democratic

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 3[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Bill Haley 117,709 53.86
Republican Gene Shull 100,826 46.14
Majority 16,883 7.73
Turnout 218,535
Democratic hold
Democratic primary, 1992: Senate District 3[13]
Candidate Votes % ±
John Blair 29,216 35.15
Bill Haley 53,894 64.85
Majority 24,678 29.69
Turnout 83,110
Republican primary, 1992: Senate District 3[14]
Candidate Votes % ±
Vernon Krueger 7,968 33.74
Gene Shull 12,228 51.78
Tom Sisk 3,421 14.49
Majority 4,260 18.04
Turnout 23,617

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 3 Counties in District
1 William Thomas Scott
Edward Clark
Harrison.
2 Edward Clark
3 Hart Hardin Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt.
4 Sam Bogart Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson.
5 Hart Hardin Fannin, Hunt.
6 Robert H. Taylor
7
8 Martin D. Hart
Turner L. Greene
9 M. W. Wheeler Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine.
10 Henry M. Kinsey
11 Frederick Voight
James W. Guinn
12 James Elizer Dillard
Mijamin Priest
Cherokee, Houston.
13 James Elizer Dillard
14 Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity.
15 John W. Motley Panola, Rusk, Shelby.
16
17 Richard M. Wynne
18 William Henry Pope Harrison.
19
20
21
22
23 Edwin L. Agnew Fannin, Lamar.
24
25 Robert L. Ross
26
27 Charles A. Wheeler
28 Travis C. Henderson
29 A. P. Barrett
30
31 Benjamin B. Sturgeon
32
33 Flavious M. Gibson
34
35
36
37 Henry L. Darwin
38
39 I. D. Fairchild Angelina, Cherokee, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler.
40
41 William E. Thomason
42
43 John S. Redditt
44
45
46
47 Ben Ramsey
48
49
50
51 Ottis E. Lock
52
53 Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler.
54
55
56 Martin Dies, Jr.
57
58
59
60 Charles Wilson Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler.
61
62 Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler.
63 Don Adams Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Kaufman, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Tyler.
64
65
66 Roy Blake, Sr.
67
68 All of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler.
Portion of Montgomery.
69
70
71 Bill Haley
72
73 All of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler.
Portion of Montgomery.
74 Drew Nixon All of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler.
Portions of Montgomery, Smith.
75
76
77 Todd Staples
78 All of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler.
Portions of Montgomery, Smith.
79
80 Robert Nichols
81

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  2. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  3. ^ "2006 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-01-02. 
  4. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  5. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  6. ^ "2000 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  7. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  8. ^ "1996 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  9. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  10. ^ Bill Haley, winner of the 1994 Democratic Party Primary Election, resigned from office and Soileau was named his ballot replacement.
  11. ^ Associated Press (28 August 1994). "Dems choose Soileau to replace Haley". Houston Chronicle. p. A18. Retrieved 2007-01-01. Former state Rep. Curtis Soileau was chosen Saturday as the Democratic candidate to replace state Sen. Bill Haley on the November ballot. Haley, D-Center, announced last week he was resigning to become president of the Texas Motor Transportation Association. 
  12. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  13. ^ "1992 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  14. ^ "1992 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-01.