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This profile of Texas's 21th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Lamar Smith 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 Lamar Smith Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source August 3, 2011 Lainey Melnick Democratic Out of race FEC Source August 3, 2011 2010 Candidate Elaine Henderson Democratic Out of race TX Dems Source April 24, 2012 Daniel Boone Democratic Out - lost primary TX SOS Source June 24, 2012 2010 State Board of Elections Candidate Candace Duval Democratic Confirmed candidate TX Dems Source April 24, 2012 Richard Mack Republican Out - lost primary TX SOS Source June 24, 2012 Richard Morgan Republican Out - lost primary TX SOS Source June 24, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Lamar Smith, Candace Duval TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Lamar Smith Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source March 9, 2009 Lainey Melnick Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source July 5, 2009 Belinda Shvetz Democratic Out TX Dems Source January 17, 2010 Stephen Schoppe Republican Out TX SOS Source March 7, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Lainey Melnick, Lamar Smith Lamar Smith
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Lamar Smith
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Lamar Smith Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009 Unopposed by Dems (source needed) March 1, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Lamar Smith Lamar Smith
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 69% George W. Bush 31% Al Gore 2004 66% George W. Bush 34% John Kerry 2008 58% John McCain 41% 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-21" (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.