2012 Texas House Race for District 1 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Texas house race in district 1. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Texas House Race for District 1 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Texas house election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
71.7%182621RLouie Gohmert
26.6%67758DShirley McKellar
1.6%4161LClark Patterson
Election Information for Texas
Primary DateMay 29, 2012
Runoff DateJuly 31, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentLouie Gohmert
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Texas House Race for District 1

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Texas - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Shirley McKellar3
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican house Primary Election in Texas - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Louie Gohmert34

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
April 27, 2012Last day to register to vote in the May 29, 2012 primary election for House, Senate, and President.
May 14, 2012First day of early voting in May 29, 2012 election.
May 22, 2012Last day of early voting in the May 29, 2012 primary.
May 29, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate.
July 31, 2012Primary Runoff Election Date
October 09, 2012Last day to register to vote in the general election.
October 22, 2012First day of early voting in the general election.
October 30, 2012Last day to apply for a ballot by mail. Letter must be received by this date and not just postmarked.
November 02, 2012Last day of early voting in the general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 1 in Texas

House District 1 in Texas

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 1 in Texas in 2012
Past Election Results - Texas District 1
0%
2010
90%
Louie Gohmert
0%
2008
88%
Louie Gohmert
Roger Owen
30%
2006
68%
Louie Gohmert
Max Sandlin
38%
2004
61%
Louie Gohmert
Max Sandlin
56%
2002
44%
John Lawrence
Max Sandlin
56%
2000
43%
Noble Willingham
Max Sandlin
59%
1998
41%
Dennis Boerner
Max Sandlin
52%
1996
47%
Ed Merritt
Jim Chapman
55%
1994
41%
Mike Blankenship
Jim Chapman
100%
1992
42%
Mike Blankenship