Job descriptionThere are 31 senators in the Texas Senate, the upper chamber of the Texas state legislature. Term is four years.
Duties
  • Writes and votes on state laws.

  • Proposes state constitutional amendments that are voted on by statewide ballot.

  • Votes to uphold or overturn a Governor’s veto.

  • The Senate can hold impeachment trials against statewide office holders.

Annual salary$7,200/yr; $190/day when legislature in session