2012 Texas House Race for District 17 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Texas house race in district 17. 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 17 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Texas house election - class or district 17
PercVotesPartyCandidate
79.9%143126RBill Flores
20.1%35902LBen Easton
Election Information for Texas
Primary DateMay 29, 2012
Runoff DateJuly 31, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentBill Flores
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionLeaning Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Texas House Race for District 17

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Texas - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Texas - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
82%40193Bill Flores25
18%8628George Hindman7

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 17 in Texas

House District 17 in Texas

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 17 in Texas in 2012
Past Election Results - Texas District 17
Chet Edwards
37%
2010
62%
Bill Flores
Chet Edwards
53%
2008
46%
Rob Curnock
Chet Edwards
58%
2006
40%
Van Taylor
Chet Edwards
51%
2004
47%
Arlene Wohlgemuth
Charles W. Stenholm
51%
2002
47%
Rob Beckham
Charles W. Stenholm
59%
2000
35%
Darrell Clements
Charles W. Stenholm
54%
1998
45%
Rudy Izzard
Charles W. Stenholm
52%
1996
47%
Rudy Izzard
Charles W. Stenholm
54%
1994
46%
Phil Boone
Charles W. Stenholm
66%
1992
34%
Jeannie Sadowski