Texas House District 18

Cook rates this race as “Solid Democratic.”

Ava Pate (Rep.)

Campaign

Raised

$10,883

Spent

$10,287

Outside Spending

Supporting

$0

Opposing

$0

Sheila Jackson Lee (Dem.-I)

Campaign

Raised

$9,949

Spent

$20,852

Outside Spending

Supporting

$15,081

Opposing

$0

The Firehose

Campaign data from Texas House District 18, including real-time campaign finance filings, votes, articles via Google News, Cook Political Report rating changes and Google Trends from the last 30 days. Updated every 15 minutes. See more about our sources and methodology.

Demographics

According to the 2014 American Community Survey, the population is mostly Hispanic (41%) and black (39%). The percentage of people aged 65+, 9%, is less than average. The unemployment rate is 7.1%, about average.