Texas Senate, District 5

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District 5 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves Brazos, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Trinity, Walker and Williamson counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 5 is Charles Schwertner.

Current Election[edit]

2014[edit]

Texas general election, 2014: Senate District 5[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Charles Schwertner 112,930 64.97
Democratic Joel Shapiro 54,286 31.23
Libertarian Matthew Whittington 6,595 3.79
Turnout 173,811 {{{percentage}}} {{{change}}}

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 5 from 1992.[2]

2012[edit]

Texas general election, 2012: Senate District 5[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Charles Schwertner 182,554 77.13
Libertarian Jeffrey Fox 54,107 22.86
Turnout 236,661 {{{percentage}}} {{{change}}}
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 5[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Steve Ogden (Incumbent) 105,979 61.48 -25.38
Democratic Stephen Wyman 59,671 34.62 +34.62
Libertarian Darrell R. Grear 6,719 3.90 -9.25
Majority 46,308 26.87 -46.84
Turnout 172,369 22.59
Republican hold

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 5[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Steve Ogden (Incumbent) 122,119 86.86 +31.19
Libertarian Randall Barfield 18,482 13.14 +13.14
Majority 103,637 73.71 +62.38
Turnout 140,601 +1.35
Republican hold

1998[edit]

Texas general election, 1998: Senate District 5[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Steve Ogden (Incumbent) 77,227 55.67 +0.21
Democratic Mary M. Moore 61,508 44.33 -0.21
Majority 15,719 11.33 +0.41
Turnout 138,735 +262.17
Republican hold

1997[edit]

Special election, 1997: Senate District 5, Unexpired term[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mary M. Moore 17,062 44.54 -11.45
Republican Steve Ogden 21,245 55.46 +11.45
Majority 4,183 10.92 -1.06
Turnout 38,307 -74.01
Republican gain from Democratic

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 5[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jim Turner (Incumbent) 82,541 55.99 -44.01
Republican Jerry T. Thornton 64,875 44.01 +44.01
Majority 17,666 11.98 -88.02
Turnout 147,416 +9.30
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 5[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jim Turner (Incumbent) 134,875 100.00
Majority 134,875 100.00
Turnout 134,875
Democratic hold

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 5 Counties in District
1 Benjamin Rush Wallace San Augustine, Shelby.
2
3 David Gage Panola, Rusk.
4 M. D. K. Taylor Cass, Titus.
5 Jefferson Weatherford Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant.
6
7 Albert G. Walker
8
9 Jesse H. Parsons Rusk.
10
11 John G. Brown
12 David Webster Flanagan Panola, Rusk.
13
14 Harrison, Rusk.
15 Francis M. Henry Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris.
16 William H. Tilson
17
18 E. A. King Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt.
19 Samuel D. Stinson
20 Samuel D. Stinson
21 John Walter Cranford
22
23 Charles Henderson Yoakum Collin, Hunt.
24 James S. Sherrill
25 James R. Gough
26
27 E. W. Harris
28 Thomas M. Cain Collin, Hunt, Rains.
29 Benjamin F. Looney
30
31 Thomas W. Perkins
32
33 Ed Westbrook
34
35
36
37 Woodville J. Rogers, Jr.
38
39 Henry L. Lewis Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker.
40
41 Nat Patton
42
43
44 Gordon M. Burns
45
46
47 Clement Fain, Jr.
48
49 Roger A. Knight
50
51 Neveille Colson
52
53 Grimes, Houston, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker.
54
55
56
57
58 Grimes, Houston, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller.
59
60 William T. "Bill" Moore Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller.
61
62 Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller.
63 Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Falls, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton.
64
65
66
67 Kent A. Caperton
68 All of Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton.
Portions of Harris, Montgomery, Williamson.
69
70
71
72 Jim Turner
73 Brazos, Burleson, Falls, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Williamson.
74 All of Brazos, Burleson, Falls, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Milam, Navarro, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington.
Portions of McLennan, Williamson.
75 Steve Ogden
76
77
78 Brazos, Burleson, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Williamson.
79
80
81
82 Charles Schwertner 83

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist175_state.htm.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  3. ^ "2012 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  4. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  5. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  6. ^ "1998 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  7. ^ "January 1997 Special Elections". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  8. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02. 
  9. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-02.