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This profile of Texas's 26th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Michael Burgess Incumbent running? Yes Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent. Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat Cook Political Report Race Classification Non-competitive seat
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Michael Burgess Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source August 3, 2011 Neil Durrance Democratic Out of race FEC Source August 3, 2011 2010 Candidate David Sanchez Democratic Confirmed candidate Facebook Source December 26, 2011
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Michael Burgess, David Sanchez TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Michael Burgess Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source March 9, 2009 Neil Durrance Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source June 13, 2009 Earl Davis Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Did Not File Jennifer Giles Democratic Out TX Dems Source January 17, 2010 Did Not File Donald Tracey Independent Out Campaign Website Source September 16, 2009 Withdrew James Herford Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Neil Durrance, Michael Burgess Michael Burgess
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Michael Burgess
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Michael Burgess Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009 Ken Leach Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Michael Burgess, Ken Leach Michael Burgess
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 62% George W. Bush 38% Al Gore 2004 65% George W. Bush 35% John Kerry 2008 57% John McCain 42% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Texas congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "TX-26" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.