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  • Texas Legislators: Past & Present
    Search for current and historical information about members of the legislature, including terms of service, biographies, and photographs.
  • Governors of Texas
    Access biographical information on Texas governors, 1846 – present, or search for gubernatorial documents.
  • Lt. Governors and Speakers of Texas
    Access biographical information on Speakers and Lt. Governors of Texas, and search documents authored by them. View materials related to the election of the Speaker and find out where archival and oral history collections documenting Texas Speakers are located. View a list of biographies and general materials on Texas Lt. Governors.
  • Senate Presidents Pro Tempore
    Browse a list of Senate Presidents Pro Tempore, 1846 – present.
  • Senate & House seniority
    View Senate seniority data for the 85th (2017), 84th (2015), 83rd (2013), 82nd (2011), 79th (2005), 78th (2003), 77th (2001), 76th (1999), and 75th (1997) Legislatures. House seniority data is available for the 85th (2017), 84th (2015), 83rd (2013), 82nd (2011), and 81st (2009) Legislatures.
  • Member statistics
    View demographic information about Texas legislators back to the 74th Legislature.
  • Chief Elected Officials
    View contact information, district information, and party affiliation for elected officials in Texas.
  • Texas legislators on Twitter
    View a list of current legislators who are on Twitter and see what they are tweeting.