Full Source: Dashes indicate no data available. Data are from Juan A.
Sepulveda, Jr. The Question of Representative Responsiveness for
Hispanics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard College, Honors Thesis, March 1985);
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, National
Roster of Hispanic Elected Officials, 1984 and 1994. Data for 1974-1994
was reprinted in Dye, Thomas R. Politics in America, 4th ed. Texas
Edition with L. Tucker Gibson, Jr. and Clay Robison. Upper Saddle
River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. p.768. 2003 data is from "2004 Primary
Election Profiles," a NALEO Educational Fund press release accessed 20
July 2004 at http://www.naleo.org/press_releases/TXProfile_03-04fin.pdf.
Local offices were not disaggregated in this report. The total number
of Texas elected officials is from the 1977, 1987, and 1992 editions of
the Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments. Vol. 1 Government
Organization, No. 2 Popularly Elected Officials. Table 2.
Full Footnote: Only the combined total for county, municipal, judicial and law enforcement, school board, and special district officials was available at press time.