2016 Texas House of Representatives election

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Texas House of Representatives election, 2016

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All 150 seats of the Texas House of Representatives
76 seats are needed for a majority
Turnout59.39%
  Majority party Minority party
  Joe Straus voting (cropped).jpg
Dem
Leader Joe Straus Chris Turner
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat District 121 District 101
Last election 98 52
Seats before 99 50
Seats won 95 55
Seat change Decrease4 Increase5
Popular vote 4,739,813 2,746,667
Percentage 61.82% 35.83%

Speaker before election

Joe Straus
Republican

Elected Speaker

Joe Straus
Republican

An election was held on November 8, 2016 to elect all 41 members to Texas' House of Representatives. The election coincided with the elections for other offices, including U.S. President, U.S. House of Representatives and state senate. The primary election was held on March 1, 2016 with a run-off on May 24, 2016.

Republicans retained control of the House despite losing four seats, winning 95 seats compared to 55 seats for the Democrats.

Results[edit]

Statewide[edit]

Party Candi-
dates
Votes % Seats +/–
Republican Party 114 4,739,813 61.82% 95 Decrease4
Democratic Party 90 2,746,667 35.83% 55 Increase5
Libertarian Party 26 154,482 2.02% 0
Green Party 6 15,286 0.20% 0
Independent 1 9,072 0.12% 0 Decrease1
Write-in 2 1,237 0.02% 0
Total 239 7,666,557 100.00% 150

District[edit]

Results of the 2016 Texas House of Representatives election by district:[1]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 - - 49,840 100.00% - - 49,840 100.00% Republican Hold
District 2 - - 54,605 100.00% - - 54,605 100.00% Republican Hold
District 3 - - 56,737 100.00% - - 56,737 100.00% Republican Hold
District 4 - - 52,089 100.00% - - 52,089 100.00% Republican Hold
District 5 - - 51,428 100.00% - - 51,428 100.00% Republican Hold
District 6 - - 46,382 100.00% - - 46,382 100.00% Republican Hold
District 7 - - 45,026 100.00% - - 45,026 100.00% Republican Hold
District 8 - - 43,240 100.00% - - 43,240 100.00% Republican Hold
District 9 - - 53,172 100.00% - - 53,172 100.00% Republican Hold
District 10 - - 51,729 86.94% 7,773 13.06% 59,502 100.00% Republican Hold
District 11 14,276 25.15% 42,481 74.85% - - 56,757 100.00% Republican Hold
District 12 - - 38,826 100.00% - - 38,826 100.00% Republican Hold
District 13 14,965 21.37% 55,073 78.63% - - 70,038 100.00% Republican Hold
District 14 - - 37,330 100.00% - - 37,330 100.00% Republican Hold
District 15 - - 65,439 100.00% - - 65,439 100.00% Republican Hold
District 16 - - 55,968 100.00% - - 55,968 100.00% Republican Hold
District 17 - - 41,694 100.00% - - 41,694 100.00% Republican Hold
District 18 - - 40,966 88.01% 5,581 11.99% 46,547 100.00% Republican Hold
District 19 - - 58,542 100.00% - - 58,542 100.00% Republican Hold
District 20 - - 61,745 100.00% - - 61,745 100.00% Republican Hold
District 21 - - 54,753 100.00% - - 54,753 100.00% Republican Hold
District 22 38,009 100.00% - - - - 38,009 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 23 25,501 41.13% 36,501 58.87% - - 62,002 100.00% Republican Hold
District 24 - - 59,789 100.00% - - 59,789 100.00% Republican Hold
District 25 - - 44,280 100.00% - - 44,280 100.00% Republican Hold
District 26 28,910 42.14% 39,693 57.86% - - 68,603 100.00% Republican Hold
District 27 45,718 67.98% 21,536 32.02% - - 67,254 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 28 - - 56,822 100.00% - - 56,822 100.00% Republican Hold
District 29 28,505 38.93% 44,713 61.07% - - 73,218 100.00% Republican Hold
District 30 - - 47,975 100.00% - - 47,975 100.00% Republican Hold
District 31 30,829 100.00% - - - - 30,829 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 32 - - 40,435 100.00% - - 40,435 100.00% Republican Hold
District 33 24,199 28.88% 56,802 67.80% 2,783 3.32% 83,784 100.00% Republican Hold
District 34 33,221 100.00% - - - - 33,221 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 35 25,812 100.00% - - - - 25,812 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 36 29,633 100.00% - - - - 29,633 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 37 26,587 100.00% - - - - 26,587 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 38 30,850 100.00% - - - - 30,850 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 39 29,713 100.00% - - - - 29,713 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 40 23,257 73.78% 8,266 26.22% - - 31,523 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 41 24,863 56.78% 18,924 43.22% - - 43,787 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 42 35,124 100.00% - - - - 35,124 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 43 19,735 38.87% 31,040 61.13% - - 50,775 100.00% Republican Hold
District 44 20,411 27.43% 53,997 72.57% - - 74,408 100.00% Republican Hold
District 45 - - 47,937 100.00% - - 47,937 100.00% Republican Hold
District 46 37,457 70.29% 10,209 19.16% 5,623 10.55% 53,289 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 47 42,635 41.69% 54,784 53.57% 4,838 4.73% 102,257 100.00% Republican Hold
District 48 60,512 79.40% 15,702 20.60% - - 76,214 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 49 68,398 84.41% 12,631 15.59% - - 81,029 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 50 43,637 63.69% 24,882 36.31% - - 68,519 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 51 42,082 87.23% - - 6,162 12.77% 48,244 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 52 - - 40,329 75.51% 13,082 24.49% 53,411 100.00% Republican Hold
District 53 14,256 20.03% 54,741 76.92% 2,170 3.05% 71,167 100.00% Republican Hold
District 54 23,794 45.16% 28,894 54.84% - - 52,688 100.00% Republican Hold
District 55 - - 35,950 100.00% - - 35,950 100.00% Republican Hold
District 56 - - 43,979 86.54% 6,840 13.46% 50,819 100.00% Republican Hold
District 57 - - 47,916 100.00% - - 47,916 100.00% Republican Hold
District 58 - - 54,149 100.00% - - 54,149 100.00% Republican Hold
District 59 - - 43,217 100.00% - - 43,217 100.00% Republican Hold
District 60 - - 61,668 100.00% - - 61,668 100.00% Republican Hold
District 61 - - 70,708 100.00% - - 70,708 100.00% Republican Hold
District 62 - - 50,076 100.00% - - 50,076 100.00% Republican Hold
District 63 - - 64,120 100.00% - - 64,120 100.00% Republican Hold
District 64 26,288 38.41% 42,158 61.59% - - 68,446 100.00% Republican Hold
District 65 26,759 43.74% 34,418 56.26% - - 61,177 100.00% Republican Hold
District 66 27,240 38.73% 40,368 57.39% 2,726 3.88% 70,334 100.00% Republican Hold
District 67 29,036 39.68% 41,440 56.63% 2,704 3.69% 73,180 100.00% Republican Hold
District 68 - - 50,625 100.00% - - 50,625 100.00% Republican Hold
District 69 - - 41,640 100.00% - - 41,640 100.00% Republican Hold
District 70 24,057 28.47% 56,684 67.08% 3,758 4.45% 84,499 100.00% Republican Hold
District 71 10,647 19.36% 44,335 80.64% - - 54,982 100.00% Republican Hold
District 72 - - 46,571 100.00% - - 46,571 100.00% Republican Hold
District 73 - - 77,592 100.00% - - 77,592 100.00% Republican Hold
District 74 31,724 100.00% - - - - 31,724 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 75 32,576 100.00% - - - - 32,576 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 76 32,956 100.00% - - - - 32,956 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 77 28,819 100.00% - - - - 28,819 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 78 31,185 63.36% 18,030 36.64% - - 49,215 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 79 35,427 100.00% - - - - 35,427 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 80 32,548 100.00% - - - - 32,548 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 81 - - 37,306 100.00% - - 37,306 100.00% Republican Hold
District 82 - - 47,432 100.00% - - 47,432 100.00% Republican Hold
District 83 - - 53,437 100.00% - - 53,437 100.00% Republican Hold
District 84 - - 35,627 100.00% - - 35,627 100.00% Republican Hold
District 85 23,334 39.60% 35,594 60.40% - - 58,928 100.00% Republican Hold
District 86 - - 58,050 100.00% - - 58,050 100.00% Republican Hold
District 87 - - 38,067 100.00% - - 38,067 100.00% Republican Hold
District 88 - - 41,209 100.00% - - 41,209 100.00% Republican Hold
District 89 24,861 32.67% 48,341 63.53% 2,890 3.80% 76,092 100.00% Republican Hold
District 90 20,925 100.00% - - - - 20,925 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 91 - - 43,601 100.00% - - 43,601 100.00% Republican Hold
District 92 24,806 38.74% 35,622 55.64% 3,599 5.62% 64,027 100.00% Republican Hold
District 93 23,987 39.33% 37,002 60.67% - - 60,989 100.00% Republican Hold
District 94 - - 39,224 73.64% 14,037 26.36% 53,261 100.00% Republican Hold
District 95 35,246 75.60% 11,376 24.40% - - 46,622 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 96 29,434 43.02% 38,991 56.98% - - 68,425 100.00% Republican Hold
District 97 27,019 39.11% 39,537 57.23% 2,531 3.66% 69,087 100.00% Republican Hold
District 98 21,547 24.80% 65,348 75.20% - - 86,895 100.00% Republican Hold
District 99 - - 45,201 82.79% 9,393 17.21% 54,594 100.00% Republican Hold
District 100 33,198 86.99% - - 4,965 13.01% 38,163 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 101 30,591 66.33% 15,530 33.67% - - 46,121 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 102 26,208 45.34% 31,595 54.66% - - 57,803 100.00% Republican Hold
District 103 30,323 100.00% - - - - 30,323 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 104 26,751 100.00% - - - - 26,751 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 105 23,656 49.93% 23,720 50.07% - - 47,376 100.00% Republican Hold
District 106 - - 55,596 80.80% 13,209 19.20% 68,805 100.00% Republican Hold
District 107 27,922 50.76% 27,086 49.24% - - 55,008 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 108 - - 47,799 72.50% 18,131 27.50% 65,930 100.00% Republican Hold
District 109 53,458 82.74% 11,155 17.26% - - 64,613 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 110 31,380 100.00% - - - - 31,380 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 111 44,918 78.20% 12,520 21.80% - - 57,438 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 112 23,351 42.78% 31,234 57.22% - - 54,585 100.00% Republican Hold
District 113 24,795 44.84% 30,501 55.16% - - 55,296 100.00% Republican Hold
District 114 27,367 40.57% 37,588 55.72% 2,502 3.71% 67,457 100.00% Republican Hold
District 115 28,939 49.11% 29,987 50.89% - - 58,926 100.00% Republican Hold
District 116 36,772 100.00% - - - - 36,772 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 117 29,319 51.27% 27,783 48.59% 78 0.14% 57,180 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 118 25,632 55.17% 20,831 44.83% - - 46,463 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 119 33,384 100.00% - - - - 33,384 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 120 31,510 77.65% - - 9,072 22.35% 40,582 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 121 - - 56,970 100.00% - - 56,970 100.00% Republican Hold
District 122 - - 73,957 100.00% - - 73,957 100.00% Republican Hold
District 123 38,649 100.00% - - - - 38,649 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 124 38,622 100.00% - - - - 38,622 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 125 38,774 100.00% - - - - 38,774 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 126 23,991 39.17% 35,528 58.00% 1,735 2.83% 61,254 100.00% Republican Hold
District 127 - - 49,712 81.90% 10,987 18.10% 60,699 100.00% Republican Hold
District 128 - - 42,287 86.41% 6,653 13.59% 48,940 100.00% Republican Hold
District 129 - - 47,339 100.00% - - 47,339 100.00% Republican Hold
District 130 - - 62,952 100.00% - - 62,952 100.00% Republican Hold
District 131 40,583 100.00% - - - - 40,583 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 132 - - 40,001 80.23% 9,854 19.77% 49,855 100.00% Republican Hold
District 133 - - 54,471 100.00% - - 54,471 100.00% Republican Hold
District 134 38,958 43.30% 48,192 53.56% 2,831 3.15% 89,981 100.00% Republican Hold
District 135 26,905 45.15% 32,682 54.85% - - 59,587 100.00% Republican Hold
District 136 34,077 45.00% 41,643 55.00% - - 75,720 100.00% Republican Hold
District 137 18,088 66.99% 8,178 30.29% 735 2.72% 27,001 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 138 - - 31,958 100.00% - - 31,958 100.00% Republican Hold
District 139 41,913 100.00% - - - - 41,913 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 140 22,349 100.00% - - - - 22,349 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 141 33,831 100.00% - - - - 33,831 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 142 36,280 100.00% - - - - 36,280 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 143 26,247 100.00% - - - - 26,247 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 144 16,287 60.25% 10,745 39.75% - - 27,032 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 145 25,838 100.00% - - - - 25,838 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 146 39,452 97.15% - - 1,159 2.85% 40,611 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 147 43,900 76.27% 11,985 20.82% 1,676 2.91% 57,561 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 148 33,633 100.00% - - - - 33,633 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 149 27,613 63.55% 15,840 36.45% - - 43,453 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 150 27,893 36.81% 47,892 63.19% - - 75,785 100.00% Republican Hold
Total 2,746,667 35.83% 4,739,813 61.82% 180,077 2.35% 7,666,557 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race Summary Report: 2016 General Election". Austin, U.S.A.: Office of the Secretary of State, State of Texas. Retrieved October 18, 2018.