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84th Regular Session
January 13, 2015 - June 1, 2015


Governor: Greg Abbott -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Dan Patrick

Speaker(s) of the House: Joe Straus 


The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 84th Regular Session are available online.

House Rules (84th R.S.)
Senate Rules (84th R.S.)

Membership Statistics for the 84th Legislature

Gender *
Male 120 23 143
Female 28 8 36
Total 148 31 179
Party affiliation *
Democrat 51 11 62
Republican 97 20 117
Total 148 31 179
Incumbency **
Incumbents 123 23 146
Freshmen 24 8 32
Total 147 31 178
Age *
Under 30 0 0 0
30 - 39 28   0 28 
40 - 49 46   3   49 
50 - 59 35   12   47 
60 - 69 31   14   45 
70 and over 8   2   10 
Total 148 31 179

* Gender, party affiliation, and age calculations are based on the membership as of the first day of session: 01/13/2015. House Districts 13 and 123 are not included due to pending special elections.

** Incumbent totals include members who served the previous session. Freshmen totals include members whose first terms began the first day of session: 01/13/2015. House members who were elected to the Senate are considered freshmen in the Senate.

    Not included as incumbent or freshman:
  • Rep.Rodney Anderson (first served in 82nd session)