Texas's 34th congressional district

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Texas's 34th congressional district
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Texas's 34th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
U.S. Representative
  Filemon Vela, Jr.
  • 83.96[1]% urban
  • 16.04% rural
Population (2016)723,156[2]
Median income$37,799[3]
Cook PVID+10[4]

Texas's 34th Congressional District is a district that was created as a result of the 2010 Census.[5] The first candidates ran in the 2012 House elections, and were seated for the 113th United States Congress.[6][needs update] Filemon Vela, Jr. won the general election, and was seated in the new district.

Texas's 34th Congressional District is composed of the area on the Gulf Coast between Brownsville and Corpus Christi.[7]

Election results from presidential races[edit]

Year Office Result
2012 President Obama 61 - 38%
2016 President Clinton 59 - 38%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history Counties represented
District created January 3, 2013
Filemon Vela, Jr. 113th Congress.jpg
Filemon Vela Jr.
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016
Re-elected in 2018.
Bee, Cameron, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales (part), Hidalgo (part), Jim Wells (part), Kenedy, Kleberg, San Patricio (part), Willacy[8]


  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=34
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=48&cd=34
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "Census 2010 shows Red states gaining congressional districts". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  6. ^ "Mapping the Future: GOP will draw map in Texas". Washington Post. Retrieved November 18, 2010.
  7. ^ http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/?PlanHeader=PLANc185
  8. ^ https://www2.census.gov/geo/relfiles/cdsld13/48/dist_co_cd_48.txt

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°55′49″N 97°29′04″W / 25.9303°N 97.4844°W / 25.9303; -97.4844