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This profile of Texas's 05th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Jeb Hensarling 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 Jeb Hensarling Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source August 3, 2011 Tom Berry Democratic Out - lost primary AP Source September 10, 2012 2010 Candidate, 1994 & 2002 IL-06 Candidate
Lost Primary Runoff
Linda Mrosko Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source April 24, 2012 Pat Wallace Democratic Out - lost primary TX SOS Source June 17, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Jeb Hensarling, Linda Mrosko TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Jeb Hensarling Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source March 9, 2009 Justin Boyd Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Tom Berry Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source December 8, 2009
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Tom Berry, Jeb Hensarling Jeb Hensarling
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Jeb Hensarling
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Jeb Hensarling Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009 Unopposed by Dems (source needed) March 1, 2009 Paul Hoffman Democratic Out Texas Kaos Source March 9, 2009 Didn't File
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Jeb Hensarling Jeb Hensarling
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 66% George W. Bush 34% Al Gore 2004 67% George W. Bush 33% John Kerry 2008 63% John McCain 36% 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-05" (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.