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This profile of Texas's 08th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Kevin Brady 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 Kevin Brady Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source August 3, 2011 Kent Hargett Democratic Out of race TX Dems Source April 24, 2012 2008 & 2010 Candidate
Did Not File
Chris Irish Republican Out of race Campaign Website Source April 24, 2012 Larry Youngblood Republican Out of race TX SOS Source June 24, 2012 Neil Burns Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source November 25, 2011
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Kevin Brady, Larry Youngblood TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Kevin Brady Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source March 9, 2010 Kent Hargett Democratic Confirmed candidate TX Dems Source January 9, 2010 2008 Candidate Tyler Russell Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Lost Primary Scott Baler Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Lost Primary Melecio Franco Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Kent Hargett, Kevin Brady Kevin Brady
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Kevin Brady
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Kevin Brady Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009 Kent Hargett Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Kevin Brady, Kent Hargett Kevin Brady
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 69% George W. Bush 31% Al Gore 2004 72% George W. Bush 28% John Kerry 2008 74% John McCain 25% 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-08" (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.