2018 House Race: Texas District: TX-18 ( Sheila Lee v Ava Pate )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 09-10-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 12/11/2017
Primaries: 03/06/2018
Runoffs: 05/22/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Incumbent
Sheila Jackson Lee
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Sheila Jackson Lee (Share of Vote: 86.0% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Richard Johnson (Share of Vote: 14.0% )


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
WINNER: Ava Pate (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


Pundit Opinions

Average
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District TX-18 Data Card
TX-18 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender51% Male49.6% Male
50.4% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity42% Hispanic
35% African American
17% White
4% Asian
42.6% White/Caucasian
36.8% White/Hispanic
12.6% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home39.8%35.0%21.1%
High School Grad Rate76.2%82.9%87.5%
College Grad Rate22.4%28.9%31.3%
Per Capita Income$24,132$28,714$31,128
Median Age32.434.537.9
Population787,35227862596325.7 mil
Square Miles235.302612503,796,742
Population per SqMi13,346.601106.7185.8
People per Household2.82.92.7
Foreign Born21.8%17.0%13.5%
Veteran4.6%7.1%7.4%
Geographic Mobility18.5%15.9%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
TX-18 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201676.520.0+56.5
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201276.122.8+53.3
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200876.722.9+53.8

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201673.523.6+49.9
201471.824.8+47
201276.923.1+53.8

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2
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