League Districts

The League of Independent Voters is divided into 36 districts -- listed below.  One board member may be elected from each district to the League Board of Directors.

Our by-laws (which are available upon request to members) show how the League is structured to serve across the state by supporting local level activism.

In short, we will help you establish a local chapter.

See more at the bottom of this page about why and how we chose 36 districts.

We can't wait to hear from you if you want to build a chapter -- so call us at 512-213-4511,

email us or send us a smoke signal asap!

Dallas  
Dallas 2,500,000
   
Dallas East  
Ellis 160,000
Kaufman 110,000
Hunt 90,000
Rockwall 90,000
Navarro 50,000
  500,000
Fort Worth  
Tarrant 1,900,000
   
Ft. Worth West  
Johnson 160,000
Parker 120,000
Wise 60,000
Hood 55,000
Erath 40,000
Palo Pinto 30,000
Somervell 10,000
  475,000
DFW North  
Collin 850,000
Denton 710,000
  1,560,000
Houston  
Harris 4,300,000
   
Houston North  
Montgomery 490,000
Walker 70,000
  560,000
Houston East  
Liberty 80,000
Chambers 40,000
  120,000
Houston South  
Brazoria 330,000
Galveston 300,000
Matagorda 35,000
  665,000
Houston West  
Fort Bend 630,000
Waller 45,000
Wharton 40,000
Austin 30,000
Colorado 20,000
  765,000
   
   
San Antonio Central  
Bexar 1,800,000
Guadalupe 140,000
Comal 120,000
  2,060,000
San Antonio North  
Kerr 50,000
Kendall 35,000
Gillespie 25,000
Bandera 20,000
  130,000
San Antonio South  
Medina 50,000
Atacosta 50,000
Wilson 45,000
Frio 18,000
Karnes 15,000
McMullen 1,000
  179,000
Austin Central  
Travis 1,100,000
Williamson 460,000
Hays 170,000
  1,730,000
Austin East  
Bastrop 75,000
Caldwell 40,000
Fayette 25,000
Lee 17,000
  157,000
Austin West  
Burnet 45,000
Llano 20,000
Blanco 11,000
  76,000
   
   
   
Bryan-College Station  
Brazos 200,000
Washington 35,000
Grimes 30,000
Robertson 17,000
Leon 17,000
Burleson 17,000
Madison 14,000
  330,000
Killeen-Temple  
Bell 330,000
Coryell 75,000
Milam 25,000
Lampasas 20,000
Hamilton 8,000
San Saba 6,000
Mills 5,000
  469,000
Waco  
McClennan 330,000
Hill 35,000
Limestone 25,000
Freestone 20,000
Falls 18,000
Bosque 18,000
  446,000
Sherman-Denison  
Grayson 120,000
Cooke 40,000
Fannin 35,000
  195,000
Texarkana  
Bowie 100,000
Lamar 50,000
Hopkins 35,000
Titus 30,000
Cass 30,000
Red River 13,000
Morris 13,000
Franklin 11,000
Delta 5,000
  287,000
Tyler-Longview  
Smith 220,000
Gregg 125,000
Henderson 80,000
Harrison 70,000
Anderson 60,000
Van Zandt 55,000
Rusk 55,000
Cherokee 50,000
Wood 40,000
Upshur 40,000
Panola 25,000
Camp 13,000
Rains 11,000
Marion 11,000
  855,000
Nacogdoches-Lufkin  
Angelina 90,000
Nacogdoches 70,000
Polk 45,000
Jasper 35,000
San Jacinto 30,000
Houston 25,000
Shelby 25,000
Tyler 20,000
Trinity 15,000
Newton 14,000
Sabine 11,000
San Augustine 9,000
  389,000
Beaumont-Port Arthur  
Jefferson 260,000
Orange 80,000
Hardin 55,000
  395,000
Wichita Falls  
Wichita 130,000
Montague 20,000
Young 18,000
Wilbarger 13,000
Clay 11,000
Jack 10,000
Archer 9,000
Baylor 4,000
Hardeman 4,000
Cottle 1,000
Foard 1,000
  221,000
Amarillo  
Potter 130,000
Randall 130,000
Moore 25,000
Gray 25,000
Deaf Smith 20,000
Hutchinson 14,000
Ochiltree 11,000
Parmer 10,000
Castro 8,000
Swisher 8,000
Childress 7,000
Dallam 7,000
Hartley 6,000
Carson 6,000
Wheeler 5,000
Hansford 5,000
Hemphill 4,000
Donley 4,000
Collingsworth 3,000
Lipscomb 3,000
Sherman 3,000
Hall 3,000
Oldham 2,000
Armstrong 2,000
Briscoe 2,000
Roberts 1,000
  444,000
Lubbock  
Lubbock 300,000
Hale 35,000
Hockley 25,000
Lamb 14,000
Terry 13,000
Yoakum 8,000
Bailey 7,000
Floyd 7,000
Garza 7,000
Crosby 6,000
Lynn 6,000
Cochran 3,000
Dickens 2,000
King 1,000
Motley 1,000
  435,000
Abilene  
Taylor 140,000
Brown 40,000
Jones 20,000
Eastland 20,000
Scurry 17,000
Nolan 15,000
Callahan 14,000
Comanche 14,000
Runnels 11,000
Mitchell 10,000
Stephens 10,000
Coleman 9,000
Haskell 6,000
Knox 4,000
Fisher 4,000
Shackelford 3,000
Throckmorton 2,000
Stonewall 1,000
Kent 1,000
  341,000
San Angelo  
Tom Green 110,000
McCulloch 8,000
Concho 4,000
Mason 4,000
Kimble 4,000
Sutton 4,000
Crockett 4,000
Coke 3,000
Reagan 3,000
Schleicher 3,000
Irion 2,000
Menard 2,000
Sterling 1,000
  152,000
Midland-Odessa  
Midland 150,000
Ector 150,000
Howard 35,000
Gaines 18,000
Andrews 16,000
Pecos 16,000
Reeves 14,000
Dawson 14,000
Ward 11,000
Winkler 7,000
Martin 5,000
Crane 4,000
Upton 3,000
Terrell 1,000
Glasscock 1,000
Borden 1,000
Loving 1,000
  447,000
El Paso  
El Paso 830,000
Brewster 10,000
Presidio 7,000
Hudspeth 4,000
Culberson 2,000
Jeff Davis 2,000
  855,000
Victoria  
Victoria 90,000
Gonzales 20,000
Lavaca 20,000
Dewitt 20,000
Calhoun 20,000
Jackson 14,000
Goliad 8,000
  192,000
Corpus Christi  
Nueces 350,000
San Patricio 65,000
Jim Wells 45,000
Kleberg 35,000
Bee 30,000
Aransas 25,000
Duval 12,000
Live Oak 12,000
Brooks 8,000
Refugio 8,000
Kenedy 1,000
  591,000
Brownsville-McAllen  
Hidalgo 810,000
Cameron 420,000
Willacy 25,000
  1,255,000
Laredo  
Webb 260,000
Starr 60,000
Zapata 14,000
Jim Hogg 6,000
  340,000
Del Rio  
Maverick 55,000
Val Verde 50,000
Uvalde 25,000
Zavala 12,000
Dimmit 11,000
LaSalle 7,000
Kinney 4,000
Real 3,000
Edwards 2,000
  169,000

 Why 36 Districts?

We drafted 36 League districts in line with the number of congressional districts in Texas. However, the boundaries are different, and unlike congressional districts, the population within the League's districts are not all in the whereabouts of 700,000 citizens -- as is required by law for a congressional district.

We did this to keep all of Texas' 254 counties whole and to encourage regular interaction among members within any given district. Cultural similarities of counties (e.g. urban vs. rural) and commute times between the counties of any given district were given priority consideration. It only makes sense to have members who are facing the same regional issues work together, and to shorten the commute times between them so that they may better work together, and so geography took precedence over population in the adoption of the League's 36 district boundaries.

2 comments

    1. How about getting rid of paid lobbyists altogether and having each group, citizens’ or corporate, send liaisons to their various House representatives? No money should change hands, and cases would be presented according to their merits. A finite amount of time for presentations would also even the playing field.

      Of course, independent and socially concerned protagonists would need to have assurances of their safety. Who pays law enforcement?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *