Job descriptionRepresents the state of Texas in the US Senate, the upper chamber of the legislative branch. Term is six years.
Duties
  • Writes and votes on federal laws.

  • Votes to confirm or deny presidential appointments (Cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, ambassadors).

  • Votes to confirm or deny treaties with foreign governments.

  • The Senate leads the federal budget process, which decides how much the federal government will spend each year.

  • The Senate also has the power to hold an impeachment trial for any federal official who commits a crime against the country.

Annual salary$174,000

Who’s Running?

Mary “MJ” Hegar
Website: https://mjfortexas.com
Email: info@mjfortexas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MJforTexas/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mjhegar
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mjfortexas/
Democrat
RUNOFF
Royce West
Website: https://roycewest.com
Email: info@roycewest.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyceWestTX
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RoyceWestTX
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roycewesttx/
Texas Senate page: https://senate.texas.gov/member.php?d=23
Democrat
RUNOFF
John Corbyn (incumbent)
Website: http://www.johncornyn.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SenJohnCornyn/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/johncornyn
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teamcornyn/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SenJohnCornyn
US Senate page: https://www.cornyn.senate.gov
Republican