Eighty-third Texas Legislature

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The 83rd Texas Legislature began on January 8, 2013. All members of the House and Senate were elected in the general election held on November 6, 2012.

Party summary[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Republican Party [1] 19
  Democratic Party [1] 12
Total 31

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Republican Party [2] 95
  Democratic Party [2] 55
Total 150

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

House of Representatives[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

Senator Party District Home Town Took Office
  Kevin Eltife Republican 1 Tyler 2004
  Bob Deuell Republican 2 Greenville 2003
  Robert Nichols Republican 3 Jacksonville 2007
  Tommy Williams Republican 4 The Woodlands 2003
  Charles Schwertner Republican 5 Georgetown 2013
  Sylvia Garcia Democratic 6 Houston 2013
  Dan Patrick Republican 7 Houston 2007
  Ken Paxton Republican 8 McKinney 2013
  Kelly Hancock Republican 9 Fort Worth 2013
  Wendy Davis Democratic 10 Fort Worth 2009
  Larry Taylor Republican 11 Friendswood 2013
  Jane Nelson Republican 12 Lewisville 1993
  Rodney Ellis Democratic 13 Houston 1990
  Kirk Watson Democratic 14 Austin 2007
  John Whitmire Democratic 15 Houston 1983
  John Carona Republican 16 Dallas 1996
  Joan Huffman Republican 17 Southside Place 2008
  Glenn Hegar Republican 18 Katy 2007
  Carlos I. Uresti Democratic 19 San Antonio 2006
  Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa Democratic 20 Mission 2002
  Judith Zaffirini Democratic 21 Laredo 1987
  Brian Birdwell Republican 22 Granbury 2010
  Royce West Democratic 23 Dallas 1993
  Troy Fraser Republican 24 Horseshoe Bay 1997
  Donna Campbell Republican 25 New Braunfels 2013
  Leticia R. Van de Putte Democratic 26 San Antonio 1999
  Eddie Lucio, Jr. Democratic 27 Brownsville 1991
  Robert L. Duncan Republican 28 Lubbock 1997
  José R. Rodríguez Democratic 29 El Paso 2011
  Craig Estes Republican 30 Wichita Falls 2001
  Kel Seliger Republican 31 Amarillo 2004

House of Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Home Town/City District ↑ County
  George Lavender Republican New Boston 1 Bowie, Franklin, Lamar, Red River
  Dan Flynn Republican Canton 2 Hopkins, Hunt, Van Zandt
  Cecil Bell, Jr. Republican Magnolia 3 Montgomery, Waller
  Lance Gooden Republican Athens 4 Henderson, Kaufman
  Bryan Hughes Republican Marshall 5 Camp, Rains, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood
  Matt Schaefer Republican Tyler 6 Smith
  David Simpson Republican Longview 7 Gregg, Upshur
  Byron Cook Republican Corsicana 8 Anderson, Freestone, Hill, Navarro
  Christopher Paddie Republican Marshall 9 Cass, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Sabine, Shelby
  Jim Pitts Republican Waxahachie 10 Ellis, Henderson
  Travis Clardy Republican Nacogdoches 11 Cherokee, Nacogdoches, Rusk
  Kyle Kacal Republican College Station 12 Brazos, Falls, Limestone, McLennan, Robertson
  Lois Kolkhorst Republican Brenham 13 Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Grimes, Lavaca, Washington
  John N. Raney Republican College Station 14 Brazos
  Steve Toth Republican The Woodlands 15 Montgomery
  Brandon Creighton Republican Conroe 16 Montgomery
  Tim Kleinschmidt Republican Lexington 17 Bastrop, Caldwell, Gonzales, Karnes, Lee
  John Otto Republican Dayton 18 Liberty, San Jacinto, Walker
  James E. White Republican Woodville 19 Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Tyler
  Marsha Farney Republican Georgetown 20 Burnet, Milam, Williamson
  Allan Ritter Republican Nederland 21 Jefferson, Orange
  Joe Deshotel Democratic Port Arthur 22 Jefferson
  Craig Eiland Democratic Galveston 23 Chambers, Galveston
  Greg Bonnen Republican Friendswood 24 Galveston
  Dennis Bonnen Republican Angleton 25 Brazoria, Matagorda
  Rick Miller Republican Sugar Land 26 Fort Bend
  Ron Reynolds Democratic Missouri City 27 Fort Bend
  John Zerwas Republican Katy 28 Fort Bend
  Ed Thompson Republican Pearland 29 Brazoria
  Geanie Morrison Republican Victoria 30 Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Refugio, Victoria
  Ryan Guillen Democratic Rio Grande 31 Atascosa, Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Starr, Willacy
  Todd Ames Hunter Republican Portland 32 Nueces
  Scott Turner Republican Frisco 33 Collin
  Abel Herrero Democratic Robstown 34 Nueces
  Oscar Longoria Democratic Mission 35 Cameron, Hidalgo
  Sergio Muñoz, Jr. Democratic Palmview 36 Hidalgo
  Rene O. Oliveira Democratic Brownsville 37 Cameron
  Eddie Lucio, III Democratic San Benito 38 Cameron
  Armando Martinez Democratic Weslaco 39 Hidalgo
  Terry Canales Democratic Edinburg 40 Hidalgo
  Robert Guerra Democratic Mission 41 Hidalgo
  Richard Raymond Democratic Laredo 42 Webb
  J. M. Lozano Republican Kingsville 43 Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, San Patricio
  John Kuempel Republican Seguin 44 Guadalupe, Wilson
  Jason Isaac Republican Dripping Springs 45 Blanco, Hays
  Dawnna Dukes Democratic Austin 46 Travis
  Paul D. Workman Republican Austin 47 Travis
  Donna Howard Democratic Austin 48 Travis
  Elliott Naishtat Democratic Austin 49 Travis
  Mark Strama Democratic Austin 50 Travis
  Eddie Rodriguez Democratic Austin 51 Travis
  Larry Gonzales Republican Round Rock 52 Williamson
  Harvey Hilderbran Republican Kerrville 53 Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher, Sutton
  Jimmie Don Aycock Republican Lampasas 54 Bell, Lampasas
  Ralph Sheffield Republican Temple 55 Bell
  Charles "Doc" Anderson Republican Waco 56 McLennan
  Trent Ashby Republican Lufkin 57 Angelina, Houston, Leon, Madison, San Augustine, Trinity
  Rob Orr Republican Burleson 58 Bosque, Johnson
  J. D. Sheffield Republican Stephenville 59 Comanche, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba, Somervell
  Jim Keffer Republican Eastland 60 Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Eastland, Hood, Palo Pinto, Shackelford, Stephens
  Phil King Republican Weatherford 61 Parker, Wise
  Larry Phillips Republican Sherman 62 Delta, Fannin, Grayson
  Tan Parker Republican Flower Mound 63 Denton
  Myra Crownover Republican Lake Dallas 64 Denton
  Ron Simmons Republican Carrollton 65 Denton
  Van Taylor Republican Plano 66 Collin
  Jeff Leach Republican Plano 67 Collin
  Drew Springer, Jr. Republican Muenster 68 Childress, Collingsworth, Cooke, Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Fisher, Floyd, Garza, Hall, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Kent, King, Montague, Motley, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wilbarger, Young
  James Frank Republican Wichita Falls 69 Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Knox, Wichita
  Scott Sanford Republican McKinney 70 Collin
  Susan King Republican Abilene 71 Jones, Nolan, Taylor
  Drew Darby Republican San Angelo 72 Coke, Concho, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Reagan, Runnels, Scurry, Tom Green
  Doug Miller Republican New Braunfels 73 Comal, Gillespie, Kendall
  Alfonso "Poncho" Nevarez Democratic Eagle Pass 74 Brewster, Culberson, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Loving, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Val Verde
  Mary Gonzalez Democratic El Paso 75 El Paso
  Naomi Gonzalez Democratic El Paso 76 El Paso
  Marisa Marquez Democratic El Paso 77 El Paso
  Joe Moody Democratic El Paso 78 El Paso
  Joe Pickett Democratic El Paso 79 El Paso
  Tracy King Democratic Batesville 80 Dimmit, Frio, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala
  Tryon D. Lewis Republican Odessa 81 Andrews, Ector, Ward, Winkler
  Tom Craddick Republican Midland 82 Crane, Dawson, Martin, Midland, Upton
  Charles Perry Republican Lubbock 83 Borden, Gaines, Lubbock, Lynn, Mitchell, Scurry, Terry
  John Frullo Republican Lubbock 84 Lubbock
  Phil Stephenson Republican Wharton 85 Fort Bend, Jackson, Wharton
  John T. Smithee Republican Amarillo 86 Dallam, Deaf Smith, Hartley, Oldham, Parmer, Randall
  Four Price Republican Amarillo 87 Carson, Hutchinson, Moore, Potter, Sherman
  Ken King Republican Canadian 88 Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Cochran, Donley, Gray, Hale, Hansford, Hemphill, Hockley, Lamb, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts, Swisher, Yoakum
  Jodie Anne Laubenberg Republican Parker 89 Collin
  Lon Burnam Democratic Fort Worth 90 Tarrant
  Stephanie Klick Republican Fort Worth 91 Tarrant
  Jonathan Stickland Republican Bedford 92 Tarrant
  Matt Krause Republican Fort Worth 93 Tarrant
  Diane Patrick Republican Arlington 94 Tarrant
  Nicole Collier Democratic Fort Worth 95 Tarrant
  Bill Zedler Republican Arlington 96 Tarrant
  Craig Goldman Republican Fort Worth 97 Tarrant
  Giovanni Capriglione Republican Southlake 98 Tarrant
  Charlie Geren Republican River Oaks 99 Tarrant
  Eric Johnson Democratic Dallas 100 Dallas
  Chris Turner Democratic Arlington 101 Tarrant
  Stefani Carter Republican Dallas 102 Dallas
  Rafael Anchia Democratic Dallas 103 Dallas
  Roberto R. Alonzo Democratic Dallas 104 Dallas
  Linda Harper-Brown Republican Irving 105 Dallas
  Pat Fallon Republican Frisco 106 Denton
  Kenneth Sheets Republican Dallas 107 Dallas
  Dan Branch Republican Dallas 108 Dallas
  Helen Giddings Democratic De Soto 109 Dallas
  Toni Rose Democratic Dallas 110 Dallas
  Yvonne Davis Democratic Dallas 111 Dallas
  Angie Chen Button Republican Richardson 112 Dallas
  Cindy Burkett Republican Sunnyvale 113 Dallas
  Jason Villalba Republican Dallas 114 Dallas
  Jim Jackson Republican Carrollton 115 Dallas
  Trey Martinez Fischer Democratic San Antonio 116 Bexar
  Philip Cortez Democratic San Antonio 117 Bexar
  Joe Farias Democratic San Antonio 118 Bexar
  Roland Gutierrez Democratic San Antonio 119 Bexar
  Ruth Jones McClendon Democratic San Antonio 120 Bexar
  Joe Straus Republican San Antonio 121 Bexar
  Lyle Larson Republican San Antonio 122 Bexar
  Mike Villarreal Democratic San Antonio 123 Bexar
  José Menéndez Democratic San Antonio 124 Bexar
  Justin Rodriguez Democratic San Antonio 125 Bexar
  Patricia Harless Republican Spring 126 Harris
  Dan Huberty Republican Kingwood 127 Harris
  Wayne Smith Republican Baytown 128 Harris
  John E. Davis Republican Houston 129 Harris
  Allen Fletcher Republican Houston 130 Harris
  Alma Allen Democratic Houston 131 Harris
  William "Bill" Callegari Republican Houston 132 Harris
  Jim Murphy Republican Houston 133 Harris
  Sarah Davis Republican Houston 134 Harris
  Gary Elkins Republican Houston 135 Harris
  Tony Dale Republican Houston 136 Harris
  Gene Wu Democratic Houston 137 Harris
  Dwayne Bohac Republican Houston 138 Harris
  Sylvester Turner Democratic Houston 139 Harris
  Armando Walle Democratic Houston 140 Harris
  Senfronia Thompson Democratic Houston 141 Harris
  Harold V. Dutton, Jr. Democratic Houston 142 Harris
  Ana Hernandez Luna Democratic Houston 143 Harris
  Mary Ann Perez Democratic Pasadena 144 Harris
  Carol Alvarado Democratic Houston 145 Harris
  Borris Miles Democratic Houston 146 Harris
  Garnet Coleman Democratic Houston 147 Harris
  Jessica Cristina Farrar Democratic Houston 148 Harris
  Hubert Vo Democratic Houston 149 Harris
  Debbie Riddle Republican Houston 150 Harris

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Texas Legislature Online - Senate Members." Texas Legislature Online - Senate Members. Texas Legislature Online, n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. <http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/Members/Members.aspx?Chamber=S>.
  2. ^ a b "Texas Legislature Online - House Members." Texas Legislature Online - House Members. Texas Legislature Online, n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. <http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/Members/Members.aspx?Chamber=H>.

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