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Texas Senate, District 15

District 15 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves a portion of Harris county in the U.S. state of Texas.

The current Senator from District 15 is John Whitmire.

Top 4 biggest cities in district

District 15 has a population of 793,108 with 574,255 that is at voting age from the 2010 census.[1]

Name County Pop.[2][a]
1 Houston Harris 392,976
2 Baytown 29,778
3 Humble 14,810
4 Jacinto City 2,757

Election history

Election history of District 27 from 1992.[b]

2018

Texas general election, 2018: Senate District 15[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Randy Orr 75,518 32.17
Democratic John Whitmire (Incumbent) 153,016 65.18
Libertarian Gilberto "Gil" Velasquez, Jr. 6,229 02.65
Turnout 234,763
Democratic hold

2014

Texas general election, 2014: Senate District 15[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ron Hale 48,249 38.48 +0.72
Democratic John Whitmire 74,192 59.17 -3.17
Libertarian Gilberto Velasquez, Jr. 2,947 2.35 +2.35
Majority 25,943 20.69 -3.99
Turnout 125,388 -42.45
Democratic hold

2012

Texas general election, 2012: Senate District 15[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Walker 82,038 37.66 -3.06
Democratic John Whitmire 135,822 62.34 +3.06
Majority 53,784 24.68 +6.12
Turnout 217,860 +67.51
Democratic hold

2010

Texas general election, 2010: Senate District 15[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Walker 52,959 40.72 +3.73
Democratic John Whitmire 77,096 59.28 -3.73
Majority 24,137 18.56 -7.46
Turnout 130,055 +44.05
Democratic hold

2006

Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 15[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Angel DeLaRosa 33,396 36.99 -2.64
Democratic John Whitmire 56,884 63.01 +2.64
Majority 23,488 26.02 +5.28
Turnout 90,280 -12.74
Democratic hold

2002

Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 15[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael P. Wolfe 41,003 39.63 +4.69
Democratic John Whitmire 62,458 60.37 -4.69
Majority 21,455 20.71 -9.38
Turnout 103,461 -29.76
Democratic hold
Republican Party Primary Election, 2002: Senate District 15[9]
Candidate Votes % ±
Sam Texas 1,698 16.96
? Michael P. Wolfe 8,314 83.04
Turnout 12,713

2000

Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 15[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Warren A. Lawless 51,465 34.94 -3.01
Democratic John Whitmire 95,826 65.06 +3.01
Majority 44,361 30.12 +6.02
Turnout 147,291 +12.65
Democratic hold

1996

Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 15[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tom Kelly 49,619 37.95 +37.95
Democratic John Whitmire 81,134 62.05 -37.95
Majority 31,515 24.10 -75.90
Turnout 130,753 +97.09
Democratic hold
Republican Party Primary Election, 1992: Senate District 15[12]
Candidate Votes % ±
? Tom Kelly 8,608 67.71
David D. Schein 4,105 32.29
Turnout 12,713

1994

Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 15[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Whitmire 66,341 100.00 +30.12
Majority 66,341 100.00 +55.79
Turnout 66,341 -33.62
Democratic hold

1992

Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 15[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Whitmire 69,844 69.88
Republican Thomas V. Kelly 25,660 25.67
Libertarian George Hollenback 4,438 4.44
Majority 44,184 44.21
Turnout 99,942
Democratic hold
Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election, 1992: Senate District 15[15]
Candidate Votes % ±
Roman O. Martinez 15,390 47.61
? John Whitmire 16,938 52.39
Turnout 32,328
Democratic Party Primary Election, 1992: Senate District 15[16]
Candidate Votes % ±
David Alley 1,587 4.97
? Roman O. Martinez 15,575 48.87
? John Whitmire 14,707 46.14
Turnout 31,869

District officeholders

Notes

  1. ^ Population is based on the number of people in the district in that city, not the overall population of that city
  2. ^ Uncontested primary elections are not shown.

References

  1. ^ "District Population Analysis with County Subtotals" (PDF). The Texas State Senate. Retrieved .}}
  2. ^ "Cities and Census Designated Places (CDPs) by District" (PDF). The Texas State Senate. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "2018 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved .
  4. ^ "2014 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved .
  5. ^ "2012 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved .
  6. ^ "2010 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved .
  7. ^ "2006 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "2002 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "2002 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "2000 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "1996 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "1992 Republican Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "1994 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "1992 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "1992 Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .
  16. ^ "1992 Democratic Party Primary Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2006-11-08. Retrieved .

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