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

Candidate Q&A

Shadi Zitoon
Website: https://www.shadizitoon.com
Email: shadi@shadizitoon.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShadiforTexasSenate/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShadiZitoon
Democrat
Jane Nelson (incumbent)
Website: https://www.janenelson.org
Email: info@janenelson.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SenatorJaneNelson/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/senjanenelson
Republican