Texas Senate, District 26

Texas Senate, District 26

District 26 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves a portion of Bexar county in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 26 is Leticia R. Van de Putte.

Election history

Election history of District 26 from 1992. [Uncontested primary elections are not shown.]

Most recent election

2004

Election box begin long names
title=Texas general election, 2004: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2004 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Jim Valdez
votes = 74,070
percentage = 40.04
change = +40.04
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Leticia R. Van de Putte (Incumbent)
votes = 105,625
percentage = 57.10
change = -42.90
Election box candidate with party link
party= Libertarian Party (US)
candidate = Raymundo Alemán
votes = 5,295
percentage = 2.86
change = +2.86
Election box majority
votes = 31,555
percentage = 17.06
change = -82.94
Election box turnout
votes = 184,990
percentage =
change = +149.44
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Democratic primary, 2004: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2004 Democratic Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Johnny Rodriguez
votes = 3,685
percentage = 18.06
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Leticia R. Van de Putte (Incumbent)
votes = 16,723
percentage = 81.94
change =
Election box majority no party
votes = 13,038
percentage = 63.89
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 20,408
percentage =
change =

Previous elections

2002

Election box begin long names
title=Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2002 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Leticia R. Van de Putte (Incumbent)
votes = 74,163
percentage = 100.00
change = 0.00
Election box majority
votes = 74,163
percentage = 100.00
change = 0.00
Election box turnout
votes = 74,163
percentage =
change = -29.88
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

2000

Election box begin long names
title=Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2000 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Leticia R. Van de Putte (Incumbent)
votes = 105,771
percentage = 100.00
change = +32.46
Election box majority
votes = 105,771
percentage = 100.00
change = +64.92
Election box turnout
votes = 105,771
percentage =
change = -16.86
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Democratic primary, 2000: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2000 Democratic Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = David McQuade Leibowitz
votes = 11,232
percentage = 45.63
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Leticia R. Van de Putte (Incumbent)
votes = 13,381
percentage = 54.37
change =
Election box majority no party
votes = 2,149
percentage = 8.73
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 24,613
percentage =
change =

1999

Election box begin
title=Special election: Senate District 26, Unexpired term [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1999 Special Election for State Senate | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
2 November 1999
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Leo Alvarado, Jr.cite news
author = Houston Chronicle News Services
coauthors =
title = New senator takes oath
url = http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1999_3177197
work = Houston Chronicle
page = A39
date = 1999-11-12
accessdate = 2007-01-05
quote = Van de Putte, a Democrat, assumed the Senate seat after receiving the most votes in a special election Nov. 2. She was to be in a runoff with state Rep. Leo Alvarado, but he withdrew.
]
votes = 12,473
percentage = 21.02
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Lauro Bustamante, Jr.
votes = 4,245
percentage = 7.16
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Anne Newman
votes = 6,768
percentage = 11.41
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Leticia Van de Putte
votes = 27,139
percentage = 45.74
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Mark Weber
votes = 8,702
percentage = 14.67
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 59,327
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

1996

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1996 General Election | accessdate = 2006-11-27 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Andrew Longaker
votes = 41,298
percentage = 32.46
change = -4.26
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Gregory Luna
votes = 85,922
percentage = 67.54
change = +4.26
Election box majority
votes = 44,624
percentage = 35.07
change = +8.51
Election box turnout
votes = 127,220
percentage =
change = +44.28
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

1994

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1994 General Election | accessdate = 2006-11-27 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Gregory Luna
votes = 55,799
percentage = 63.28
change = +29.88
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Andrew Longaker
votes = 32,375
percentage = 36.71
change = -29.88
Election box majority
votes = 23,424
percentage = 26.56
change = -6.63
Election box turnout
votes = 88,174
percentage =
change = -59.82
Election box gain with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
loser = Republican Party (US)

1992

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Carlos Higgins
votes = 73,303
percentage = 33.40
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Jeff Wentworth
votes = 146,159
percentage = 66.60
change =
Election box majority
votes = 72,856
percentage = 33.20
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 219,462
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Republican Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Republican primary runoff, 1992: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 Republican Party Primary Runoff Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Allen Schoolcraft
votes = 10,388
percentage = 47.30
change = [Change from primary election] +12.59
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Jeff Wentworth
votes = 11,574
percentage = 52.70
change = +18.98
Election box majority no party
votes = 1,186
percentage = 5.40
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 21,962
percentage =
change =
Election box begin no party
title=Republican primary, 1992: Senate District 26 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 Republican Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2007-01-05 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Jim Canady
votes = 1,547
percentage = 3.71
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = John Fisher
votes = 7,222
percentage = 17.30
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = George Pierce
votes = 4,407
percentage = 10.56
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Allen Schoolcraft
votes = 14,490
percentage = 34.71
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Jeff Wentworth
votes = 14,076
percentage = 33.72
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 41,742
percentage =
change =

District officeholders

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