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Appendix C. Incarcerated populations in 2004 Texas Congressional Districts (Plan 1374C)
Congressional District Representative (Nov 4, 2004) Party (Nov 2004) Incarcerated population Percent of district that is incarcerated Census 2000 district population
1 Louis Gohmert R 5,488 0.84% 651,619
2 Ted Poe R 19,334 2.97% 651,620
3 Sam Johnson R 743 0.11% 651,619
4 Ralph Hall R 9,349 1.43% 651,619
5 Jeb Hensarling R 17,903 2.75% 651,619
6 Joe Barton R 4,814 0.74% 651,619
7 John Culberson R 16 0.00% 651,620
8 Kevin Brady R 20,710 3.18% 651,620
9 Al Green D 0 0% 651,619
10 Michael McCaul R 2,037 0.31% 651,620
11 Mike Conaway R 10,495 1.61% 651,620
12 Kay Granger R 8,635 1.33% 651,619
13 Mac Thornberry R 20,933 3.21% 651,620
14 Ron E. Paul R 11,781 1.81% 651,619
15 Ruben Hinojosa D 12,603 1.93% 651,619
16 Silvestre Reyes D 6,220 0.95% 651,619
17 Chet Edwards D 10,323 1.58% 651,620
18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 10,085 1.55% 651,619
19 Randy Neugebauer R 10,167 1.56% 651,619
20 Charlie Gonzalez D 4,208 0.65% 651,619
21 Lamar Smith-L R 467 0.07% 651,619
22 Tom DeLay R 4,083 0.63% 651,619
23 Henry Bonilla R 6,385 0.98% 651,620
24 Kenny Marchant R 50 0.01% 651,620
25 Lloyd Doggett D 9,847 1.51% 651,619
26 Michael Burgess R 2,612 0.40% 651,619
27 Solomon Ortiz D 3,472 0.53% 651,619
28 Henry Cuellar D 6,614 1.02% 651,620
29 Gene Green D 969 0.15% 651,619
30 Eddie Bernice Johnson D 10,955 1.68% 651,620
31 John Carter R 13,001 2.00% 651,619
32 Pete Sessions R 64 0.01% 651,620
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