Texas Senate, District 7

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District 7 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves a portion of Harris county in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 7 is Paul Bettencourt.

Election history[edit]

Election history of District 7 from 1992.[1]

Most recent election[edit]

2006[edit]

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 7[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dan Patrick 118,067 69.19 -22.12
Democratic F. Michael Kubosh 52,586 30.81 +30.81
Majority 65,481 38.37 -44.25
Turnout 170,653 +11.44
Republican hold
Republican primary, 2006: Senate District 7[3]
Candidate Votes % ±
Mark Ellis 2,545 6.07
Peggy Hamric 6,900 16.45
Joe Nixon 3,629 8.65
Dan Patrick 28,860 68.82
Turnout 41,934

Previous elections[edit]

2002[edit]

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 7[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 139,827 91.31 -8.69
Libertarian Edgar L. Buchanan 13,305 8.69 +8.69
Majority 126,522 82.62 -17.38
Turnout 153,132 -30.34
Republican hold

2000[edit]

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 7[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 219,835 100.00 0.00
Majority 219,835 100.00 0.00
Turnout 219,835 +20.69
Republican hold

1996[edit]

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 7[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jon Lindsay 182,144 100.00 0.00
Majority 182,144 100.00 0.00
Turnout 182,144 +26.82
Republican hold
Republican primary, 1996: Senate District 7[7]
Candidate Votes % ±
Jerry Dumas 27,658 48.56
Jon Lindsay 29,303 51.44
Turnout 56,961

1994[edit]

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 7[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Don Henderson 143,628 100.00 +10.91
Majority 143,628 100.00 +21.83
Turnout 143,628 -28.46
Republican hold

1992[edit]

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 7[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Don Henderson 178,850 89.09
Libertarian James P. Chudleigh 21,910 10.91
Majority 156,940 78.17
Turnout 200,760
Republican hold

District officeholders[edit]

Legislature Senator, District 7 Counties in District
1
1846
George Tyler Wood
William C. Abbott
Jefferson, Liberty.
2
1847
William C. Abbott Jefferson, Liberty, Polk, Tyler.
3
1849
Alfred M. Triutt Nacogdoches, Shelby.
4
1851
Isaac Parker Anderson, Cherokee.
5
1853
M. D. K. Taylor Cass, Titus.
6
1855
7
1857
8
1859
John G. Chambers
9
1861
John W. Moore Bowie, Davis, Marion.
10
1863
11
1866
William P. Saufley
12
1870
Henry Rawson Harrison.
13
1873
14
1874
David Browning Culberson Bowie, Cass, Marion.
15
1876
James Postell Douglas Camp, Gregg, Smith, Upshur.
16
1879
John Martin Duncan
17
1881
18
1883
John Young Gooch Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt.
19
1885
Constantine Buckley “Buck” Kilgore
20
1887
Alexander White Gregg
21
1889
Robert H. Morris
22
1891
John G. Kearby
23
1893
Gregg, Rains, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood.
24
1895
Robert N. Stafford
25
1897
26
1899
27
1901
28
1903
Camp, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood.
29
1905
30
1907
William J. Greer
31
1909
32
1911
33
1913
William J. Greer
Earl M. Greer
34
1915
William D. Suiter
35
1917
36
1919
37
1921
38
1923
Tomas G. Pollard
39
1925
40
1927
41
1929
42
1931
43
1933-
Will D. Pace
44
1935
45
1937
46
1939
47
1941
T. C. Chadick
48
1943
49
1945
50
1947
51
1949
Warren McDonald
52
1951
53
1953
Camp, Henderson, Kaufman, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood.
54
1955
55
1957
Bill D. Wood
56
1959
57
1961
Galloway Calhoun
58
1963
59
1965
60
1967
Chet Brooks Portion of Harris.
61
1969
62
1971
63
1973
R. A. “Bob” Gammage All of Fort Bend.
Portion of Harris.
64
1975
R. A. “Bob” Gammage
Gene Jones
65
1977
Gene Jones
66
1979
67
1981
W. Michael “Mike” Richards
68
1983
Don Henderson Portion of Harris.
69
1985
70
1987
71
1989
72
1991
73
1993
74
1995
75
1997
Jon Lindsay
76
1999
77
2001
78
2003
79
2005
80
2007
Dan Patrick
81
2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.
  2. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  3. ^ "2006 Republican Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  4. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  5. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  6. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  7. ^ "1996 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  8. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23. 
  9. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2006-12-23.