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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