Keyword: House of Representatives

The Geography of the Speaker Vote

| By: Jim Henson and Joshua Blank

The outcome of the vote for Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 84th was never in doubt, leaving most analysis of the voters for Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) and Scott Turner (R-Frisco) to focus on the sources of division.  As a first cut at that discussion, we put together a map of the votes by district.