Job descriptionThere are 150 representatives in the state House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Texas state legislature. Term is two 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.

  • All bills to increase taxes, appropriate funds, or raise revenue must start in the House.

  • The House can bring impeachment charges against statewide office holders (charges are tried in the Senate).
Annual salary$7,200/yr; $190/day when legislature in session

Candidate Q&A

Elizabeth Beck
Website: https://www.elizabethfortexas.com/
Email: elizabeth@elizabethfortexas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethforTexas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethforTX
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elizabethfortx/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethmbeck
Democrat
Craig Goldman (incumbent)
Website: https://www.craiggoldman.org/
Email: craig@craiggoldman.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/teamgoldman/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoldmanCraig
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goldmancraig/
House of Representatives page: https://house.texas.gov/members/member-page/?district=97
Republican

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