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2012 Congressional Election Texas Candidates

Texas U.S. Senate
(May 29, 2012)

Glenn Addison
Glenn Addison
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Joe Agris
Joe Agris
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Addie Allen
Addie Allen
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Democratic
Curt Cleaver
Curt Cleaver
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
David Dewhurst
David Dewhurst
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Ben Gambini
Ben Gambini
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Jason Gibson
Jason Gibson
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
Sean Hubbard
Sean Hubbard
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Democratic
Craig James
Craig James
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Tom Leppert
Tom Leppert
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Lela Pittenger
Lela Pittenger
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Lost)
Republican
Paul Sadler
Paul Sadler
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Grady Yarbrough
Grady Yarbrough
U.S. Senate (TX)
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 1
(May 29, 2012)

Louie Gohmert
Louie Gohmert
U.S. House (TX)
District 1 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Shirley McKellar
Shirley McKellar
U.S. House (TX)
District 1
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 2
(May 29, 2012)

James Dougherty
James Dougherty
U.S. House (TX)
District 2
(Won)
Democratic
Ted Poe
Ted Poe
U.S. House (TX)
District 2 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 3
(May 29, 2012)

Joshua Caesar
Joshua Caesar
U.S. House (TX)
District 3
(Lost)
Republican
Sam Johnson
Sam Johnson
U.S. House (TX)
District 3 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Harry Pierce
Harry Pierce
U.S. House (TX)
District 3
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 4
(May 29, 2012)

Steve Clark
Steve Clark
U.S. House (TX)
District 4
(Lost)
Republican
John Cooper
John Cooper
U.S. House (TX)
District 4
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Lou Gigliotti
Lou Gigliotti
U.S. House (TX)
District 4
(Lost)
Republican
Ralph Hall
Ralph Hall
U.S. House (TX)
District 4 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
VaLinda Hathcox
VaLinda Hathcox
U.S. House (TX)
District 4
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 5
(May 29, 2012)

Tom Berry
Tom Berry
U.S. House (TX)
District 5
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Jeb Hensarling
Jeb Hensarling
U.S. House (TX)
District 5 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Linda Mrosko
Linda Mrosko
U.S. House (TX)
District 5
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Pat Wallace
Pat Wallace
U.S. House (TX)
District 5
(Lost)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 6
(May 29, 2012)

Joe Barton
Joe Barton
U.S. House (TX)
District 6 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Joe Chow
Joe Chow
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Lost)
Republican
Itamar Gelbman
Itamar Gelbman
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Lost)
Republican
Brianna Hinojosa-Flores
Brianna Hinojosa-Flores
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Lost)
Democratic
Don Jaquess
Don Jaquess
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Lost)
Democratic
Frank Kuchar
Frank Kuchar
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Lost)
Republican
Kenneth Sanders
Kenneth Sanders
U.S. House (TX)
District 6
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 7
(May 29, 2012)

Phillip Andrews
Phillip Andrews
U.S. House (TX)
District 7
(Lost)
Democratic
James Cargas
James Cargas
U.S. House (TX)
District 7
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
John Culberson
John Culberson
U.S. House (TX)
District 7 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Lissa Squiers
Lissa Squiers
U.S. House (TX)
District 7
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Bill Tofte
Bill Tofte
U.S. House (TX)
District 7
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 8
(May 29, 2012)

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
U.S. House (TX)
District 8 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Neil Burns
Neil Burns
U.S. House (TX)
District 8
(Won)
Democratic
Lawrence Youngblood
Lawrence Youngblood
U.S. House (TX)
District 8
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 9
(May 29, 2012)

Al Green
Al Green
U.S. House (TX)
District 9 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Steve Mueller
Steve Mueller
U.S. House (TX)
District 9
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 10
(May 29, 2012)

Tawana Cadien
Tawana Cadien
U.S. House (TX)
District 10
(Won)
Democratic
Dan Grant
Dan Grant
U.S. House (TX)
District 10
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
Michael McCaul
Michael McCaul
U.S. House (TX)
District 10 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
William Miller, Jr.
William Miller, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 10
(Lost)
Democratic
Eddie Traylor
Eddie Traylor
U.S. House (TX)
District 10
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 11
(May 29, 2012)

Wade Brown
Wade Brown
U.S. House (TX)
District 11
(Lost)
Republican
Mike Conaway
Mike Conaway
U.S. House (TX)
District 11 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Jim Riley
Jim Riley
U.S. House (TX)
District 11
(Won)
Democratic
Chris Younts
Chris Younts
U.S. House (TX)
District 11
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 12
(May 29, 2012)

Kay Granger
Kay Granger
U.S. House (TX)
District 12 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Bill Lawrence
Bill Lawrence
U.S. House (TX)
District 12
(Lost)
Republican
Dave Robinson
Dave Robinson
U.S. House (TX)
District 12
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 13
(May 29, 2012)

Pamela Barlow
Pamela Barlow
U.S. House (TX)
District 13
(Lost)
Republican
Mac Thornberry
Mac Thornberry
U.S. House (TX)
District 13 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 14
(May 29, 2012)

Linda Dailey
Linda Dailey
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Democratic
Tim Day
Tim Day
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
John Gay
John Gay
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Robert Gonzalez
Robert Gonzalez
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
George Harper
George Harper
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Felicia Harris
Felicia Harris
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Paul Hawes
Paul Hawes
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Nicholas Lampson
Nicholas Lampson
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Won)
Democratic
Mark Mansius
Mark Mansius
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Jay Old
Jay Old
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Bill Sargent
Bill Sargent
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Michael Truncale
Michael Truncale
U.S. House (TX)
District 14
(Lost)
Republican
Randy Weber
Randy Weber
U.S. House (TX)
District 14 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 15
(May 29, 2012)

Dale Brueggemann
Dale Brueggemann
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
David Cantu
David Cantu
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Democratic
Rebecca Cervera
Rebecca Cervera
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Republican
Jane Cross
Jane Cross
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Democratic
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 15 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Jim Kuiken
Jim Kuiken
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Republican
Johnny Partain
Johnny Partain
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Democratic
Ruben Ramirez
Ruben Ramirez
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Lost)
Democratic
Eddie Zamora, Jr.
Eddie Zamora, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 15
(Too Close To Call)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 16
(May 29, 2012)

Barbara Carrasco
Barbara Carrasco
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Won)
Republican
Paul Johnson, Jr.
Paul Johnson, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Lost)
Democratic
Ben Mendoza
Ben Mendoza
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Lost)
Democratic
Beto O'Rourke
Beto O'Rourke
U.S. House (TX)
District 16 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Silvestre Reyes
Silvestre Reyes
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Lost)
Democratic
Corey Roen
Corey Roen
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Lost)
Republican
Jerome Tilghman
Jerome Tilghman
U.S. House (TX)
District 16
(Lost)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 17
(May 29, 2012)

Bill Flores
Bill Flores
U.S. House (TX)
District 17 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
George Hindman
George Hindman
U.S. House (TX)
District 17
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 18
(May 29, 2012)

Sheila Jackson Lee
Sheila Jackson Lee
U.S. House (TX)
District 18 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Sean Seibert
Sean Seibert
U.S. House (TX)
District 18
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 19
(May 29, 2012)

Randy Neugebauer
Randy Neugebauer
U.S. House (TX)
District 19 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Chris Winn
Chris Winn
U.S. House (TX)
District 19
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 20
(May 29, 2012)

Joaquin Castro
Joaquin Castro
U.S. House (TX)
District 20 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Ezra Johnson
Ezra Johnson
U.S. House (TX)
District 20
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
David Rosa
David Rosa
U.S. House (TX)
District 20
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 21
(May 29, 2012)

Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone
U.S. House (TX)
District 21
(Lost)
Democratic
Candace Duval
Candace Duval
U.S. House (TX)
District 21
(Won)
Democratic
Elaine Eure Henderson
Elaine Eure Henderson
U.S. House (TX)
District 21
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
Richard Mack
Richard Mack
U.S. House (TX)
District 21
(Lost)
Republican
Richard Morgan
Richard Morgan
U.S. House (TX)
District 21
(Lost)
Republican
Lamar Smith
Lamar Smith
U.S. House (TX)
District 21 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 22
(May 29, 2012)

Doug Blatt
Doug Blatt
U.S. House (TX)
District 22
(Lost)
Democratic
Barbara Carlson
Barbara Carlson
U.S. House (TX)
District 22
(Lost)
Republican
K.P. George
K.P. George
U.S. House (TX)
District 22
(Lost)
Democratic
Pete Olson
Pete Olson
U.S. House (TX)
District 22 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Kesha Rogers
Kesha Rogers
U.S. House (TX)
District 22
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 23
(May 29, 2012)

John Bustamante
John Bustamante
U.S. House (TX)
District 23
(Lost)
Democratic
Francisco Canseco
Francisco Canseco
U.S. House (TX)
District 23
(Won)
Republican
Pete Gallego
Pete Gallego
U.S. House (TX)
District 23 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Ciro Rodriguez
Ciro Rodriguez
U.S. House (TX)
District 23
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 24
(May 29, 2012)

Kenny Marchant
Kenny Marchant
U.S. House (TX)
District 24 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Patrick McGehearty
Patrick McGehearty
U.S. House (TX)
District 24
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
Tim Rusk
Tim Rusk
U.S. House (TX)
District 24
(Won)
Democratic
Grant Stinchfield
Grant Stinchfield
U.S. House (TX)
District 24
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 25
(May 29, 2012)

Ernie Beltz, Jr.
Ernie Beltz, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Bill Burch
Bill Burch
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Dianne Costa
Dianne Costa
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
James Dillon
James Dillon
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Dave Garrison
Dave Garrison
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Elaine Henderson
Elaine Henderson
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Won)
Democratic
Justin Hewlett
Justin Hewlett
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Charles Holcomb
Charles Holcomb
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Brian Matthews
Brian Matthews
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Wes Riddle
Wes Riddle
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Chad Wilbanks
Chad Wilbanks
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Michael Williams
Michael Williams
U.S. House (TX)
District 25
(Lost)
Republican
Roger Williams
Roger Williams
U.S. House (TX)
District 25 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 26
(May 29, 2012)

Michael Burgess
Michael Burgess
U.S. House (TX)
District 26 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
David Sanchez
David Sanchez
U.S. House (TX)
District 26
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 27
(May 29, 2012)

Blake Farenthold
Blake Farenthold
U.S. House (TX)
District 27 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
John Grunwald
John Grunwald
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Lost)
Republican
Rosabel Harrison
Rosabel Harrison
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Murphy Junaid
Murphy Junaid
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Lost)
Democratic
Ronnie McDonald
Ronnie McDonald
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Lost)
Democratic
Don Middlebrook
Don Middlebrook
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Lost)
Republican
Trey Roberts
Trey Roberts
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Lost)
Republican
Jerry Trevino
Jerry Trevino
U.S. House (TX)
District 27
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 28
(May 29, 2012)

Henry Cuellar
Henry Cuellar
U.S. House (TX)
District 28 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
William Hayward
William Hayward
U.S. House (TX)
District 28
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 29
(May 29, 2012)

Gene Green
Gene Green
U.S. House (TX)
District 29 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 30
(May 29, 2012)

Taj Clayton
Taj Clayton
U.S. House (TX)
District 30
(Lost)
Democratic
Eddie Johnson
Eddie Johnson
U.S. House (TX)
District 30 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Barbara Mallory Caraway
Barbara Mallory Caraway
U.S. House (TX)
District 30
(Lost)
Democratic
Travis Washington, Jr.
Travis Washington, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 30
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 31
(May 29, 2012)

John Carter
John Carter
U.S. House (TX)
District 31 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican
Eric Klingemann
Eric Klingemann
U.S. House (TX)
District 31
(Lost)
Republican
Stephen Wyman
Stephen Wyman
U.S. House (TX)
District 31
(Won)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 32
(May 29, 2012)

Walter Hofheinz
Walter Hofheinz
U.S. House (TX)
District 32
(Lost)
Democratic
Katherine McGovern
Katherine McGovern
U.S. House (TX)
District 32
(Won)
Democratic
Pete Sessions
Pete Sessions
U.S. House (TX)
District 32 Incumbent
(Won)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 33
(May 29, 2012)

David Alameel
David Alameel
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Chuck Bradley
Chuck Bradley
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Won)
Republican
Chrysta Castañeda
Chrysta Castañeda
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Domingo Garcia
Domingo Garcia
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Kathleen Hicks
Kathleen Hicks
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Charles King
Charles King
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Republican
Al Lee
Al Lee
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Republican
Monte Mitchell
Monte Mitchell
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Republican
J.R. Molina
J.R. Molina
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Carlos Quintanilla
Carlos Quintanilla
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Jason Roberts
Jason Roberts
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Steve Salazar
Steve Salazar
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Kyev Tatum, Sr.
Kyev Tatum, Sr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Manuel Valdez
Manuel Valdez
U.S. House (TX)
District 33
(Lost)
Democratic
Marc Veasey
Marc Veasey
U.S. House (TX)
District 33 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic

Texas U.S. House District 34
(May 29, 2012)

Elmo Aycock
Elmo Aycock
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Denise Blanchard
Denise Blanchard
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Ramiro Garza, Jr.
Ramiro Garza, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Adela Garza
Adela Garza
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Juan Guerra
Juan Guerra
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Paul Haring
Paul Haring
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Republican
Jessica Puente-Bradshaw
Jessica Puente-Bradshaw
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Salomon Torres
Salomon Torres
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Anthony Troiani
Anthony Troiani
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Filemon Vela, Jr.
Filemon Vela, Jr.
U.S. House (TX)
District 34 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Democratic
Armando Villalobos
Armando Villalobos
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Lost)
Democratic
Marc Young
Marc Young
U.S. House (TX)
District 34
(Withdrawn)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 35
(May 29, 2012)

Maria Alvarado
Maria Alvarado
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Lost)
Democratic
Lloyd Doggett II
Lloyd Doggett II
U.S. House (TX)
District 35 Incumbent
(Won)
Democratic
Susan Narvaiz
Susan Narvaiz
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Won)
Republican
Rob Roark
Rob Roark
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Lost)
Republican
Sylvia Romo
Sylvia Romo
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Lost)
Democratic
Patrick Shearer
Patrick Shearer
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Withdrawn)
Democratic
John Yoggerst
John Yoggerst
U.S. House (TX)
District 35
(Lost)
Republican

Texas U.S. House District 36
(May 29, 2012)

Keith Casey
Keith Casey
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Jerry Doyle
Jerry Doyle
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Colonel Engstrand
Colonel Engstrand
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Ky Griffin
Ky Griffin
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Max Martin
Max Martin
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Won)
Democratic
Chuck Meyer
Chuck Meyer
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Kim Morrell
Kim Morrell
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Lois Myers
Lois Myers
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Steve Stockman
Steve Stockman
U.S. House (TX)
District 36 Incumbent
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Stephen Takach
Stephen Takach
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Daniel Whitton
Daniel Whitton
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican
Tim Wintill
Tim Wintill
U.S. House (TX)
District 36
(Lost)
Republican

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