The South Texas lawmaker is the former chairman of the Hidalgo County Democratic Party.
Terry Canales: The Democrat in Charge of the House Transportation Committee
The South Texas lawyer was the driving force behind the passage of a constitutional amendment that voters had previously rejected.
Senfronia Thompson: The Democrat in Charge of the House Youth Health and Safety Committee
State Rep. Thompson is the second-longest-serving representative in the Texas House, beginning her 25th session this year.
Tracy King: The Democrat in Charge of the House Natural Resources Committee
While not one of the more vocal members of the body, King votes with his Democrat colleagues on most issues.
Oscar Longoria: The Democrat in Charge of the House Business & Industry Committee
A liberal South Texas Democrat will lead the majority-Democrat House Business & Industry Committee.
Harold Dutton: The Democrat in Charge of the House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Committee
The Houston lawmaker has served in the Texas House for 38 years.
Victoria Neave: The Democrat in Charge of the House County Affairs Committee
Neave made headlines only a few months into her first term when she was arrested in Dallas for driving while intoxicated.
Abel Herrero: The Democrat in Charge of the House Corrections Committee
The majority Democrat committee will be led by a liberal Democrat from South Texas.
Democrats Push Legislation to Give Driver’s Licenses to Illegals
“No sane individual would countenance such a measure under quiescent circumstances, much less in the midst of the most extreme border crisis our nation and state have ever faced.”
Joe Moody: The Democrat in Charge of the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
“Meet your new chair of Criminal Jurisprudence, who blames violent crime on guns & Republican ‘hate-mongering’ … appointed by a Republican.”