2012 Texas House Race for District 16 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Texas house race in district 16. 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 16 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Texas house election - class or district 16
PercVotesPartyCandidate
65.5%100804DBeto ORourke
32.8%50478RBarbara Carrasco
1.6%2529LJunart Sodoy
Election Information for Texas
Primary DateMay 29, 2012
Runoff DateJuly 31, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentSilvestre Reyes
Incumbent StatusLost in Primary
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Texas House Race for District 16

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Texas - class or district 16
PercVotesCandidateViews
50%23248Beto ORourke5
44%20427Silvestre Reyes30
3%1270Jerome Tilghman1
2%701Ben Mendoza0
1%417Paul Johnson0
Republicans - Primary Election

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 16 in Texas

House District 16 in Texas

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 16 in Texas in 2012
Past Election Results - Texas District 16
Silvestre Reyes
58%
2010
37%
Tim Besco
Silvestre Reyes
82%
2008
20%
Tim Besco
Silvestre Reyes
79%
2006
40%
Tim Besco
Silvestre Reyes
68%
2004
31%
David Brigham
Silvestre Reyes
100%
2002
69%
David Brigham
Silvestre Reyes
68%
2000
30%
Daniel S. Power
Silvestre Reyes
88%
1998
53%
Daniel S. Power
Silvestre Reyes
71%
1996
28%
Rick Ledesma
Ronald D. Coleman
57%
1994
43%
Bobby Ortiz
Ronald D. Coleman
52%
1992
48%
Chip Taberski