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United States Congressional Delegations From Texas
Texas's congressional districts since 2013.[1]

These are tables of congressional delegations from the State of Texas to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.

U.S. House delegation

Current districts and representatives

The delegation consists of 36 members, with 23 Republicans, and 13 Democrats after the 2018 election.

District Member District
Member
(Residence)
Party Incumbency CPVI Map
1st Louie Gohmert official congressional photo.jpg
Louie Gohmert
(Tyler)
Republican January 3, 2005 R+25 Texas US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Dan Crenshaw, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Dan Crenshaw
(Houston)
Republican January 3, 2019 R+11 Texas US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Van Taylor, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Van Taylor
(Plano)
Republican January 3, 2019 R+13 Texas US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th John Ratcliffe Portrait 114thCong2.jpg
John Ratcliffe
(Heath)
Republican January 3, 2015 R+28 Texas US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Lance Gooden, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Lance Gooden
(Terrell)
Republican January 3, 2019 R+16 Texas US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th Ron Wright, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Ron Wright
(Arlington)
Republican January 3, 2019 R+9 Texas US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th Lizzie Fletcher, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Lizzie Fletcher
(Houston)
Democratic January 3, 2019 R+7 Texas US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif
8th Kevin Brady official photo.jpg
Kevin Brady
(The Woodlands)
Republican January 3, 1997 R+28 Texas US Congressional District 8 (since 2013).tif
9th Al Green Official (cropped).jpg
Al Green
(Houston)
Democratic January 3, 2005 D+29 Texas US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif
10th Michael McCaul official photo.jpg
Michael McCaul
(West Lake Hills)
Republican January 3, 2005 R+9 Texas US Congressional District 10 (since 2013).tif
11th Mike Conaway official congressional photo.jpg
Mike Conaway
(Midland)
Republican January 3, 2005 R+32 Texas US Congressional District 11 (since 2013).tif
12th Kay Granger.jpg
Kay Granger
(Fort Worth)
Republican January 3, 1997 R+18 Texas US Congressional District 12 (since 2013).tif
13th Mac Thornberry, Official Portrait, 111th Congress.jpg
Mac Thornberry
(Clarendon)
Republican January 3, 1995 R+33 Texas US Congressional District 13 (since 2013).tif
14th Randy Weber official congressional photo.jpg
Randy Weber
(Alvin)
Republican January 3, 2013 R+12 Texas US Congressional District 14 (since 2013).tif
15th Vicente Gonzalez 115th congress photo.jpg
Vicente Gonzalez
(McAllen)
Democratic January 3, 2017 D+7 Texas US Congressional District 15 (since 2013).tif
16th Veronica Escobar official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Veronica Escobar
(El Paso)
Democratic January 3, 2019 D+17 Texas US Congressional District 16 (since 2013).tif
17th Bill Flores, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
Bill Flores
(Bryan)
Republican January 3, 2011 R+12 Texas US Congressional District 17 (since 2013).tif
18th Sheila Jackson-Lee.jpg
Sheila Jackson Lee
(Houston)
Democratic January 3, 1995 D+27 Texas US Congressional District 18 (since 2013).tif
19th Jodey Arrington 115th congress photo.jpg
Jodey Arrington
(Lubbock)
Republican January 3, 2017 R+27 Texas US Congressional District 19 (since 2013).tif
20th Joaquin Castro, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Joaquin Castro
(San Antonio)
Democratic January 3, 2013 D+10 Texas US Congressional District 20 (since 2013).tif
21st Chip Roy, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Chip Roy
(Austin)
Republican January 3, 2019 R+10 Texas US Congressional District 21 (since 2013).tif
22nd Pete Olson official congressional photo.jpg
Pete Olson
(Sugar Land)
Republican January 3, 2009 R+10 Texas US Congressional District 22 (since 2013).tif
23rd Will Hurd Texas.jpg
Will Hurd
(Helotes)
Republican January 3, 2015 R+1 Texas US Congressional District 23 (since 2013).tif
24th Kenny Marchant Official.jpg
Kenny Marchant
(Coppell)
Republican January 3, 2005 R+9 Texas US Congressional District 24 (since 2013).tif
25th Roger Williams official congressional photo.jpg
Roger Williams
(Weatherford)
Republican January 3, 2013 R+11 Texas US Congressional District 25 (since 2013).tif
26th Michael Burgess official photo.jpg
Michael Burgess
(Highland Village)
Republican January 3, 2003 R+18 Texas US Congressional District 26 (since 2013).tif
27th Michael Cloud, Official Portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
Michael Cloud
(Victoria)
Republican July 10, 2018 R+13 Texas US Congressional District 27 (since 2013).tif
28th Henry Cuellar, official portrait, 115th congress.jpg
Henry Cuellar
(Laredo)
Democratic January 3, 2005 D+9 Texas US Congressional District 28 (since 2013).tif
29th Sylvia Garcia, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Sylvia Garcia
(Houston)
Democratic January 3, 2019 D+19 Texas US Congressional District 29 (since 2013).tif
30th Eddie Bernice Johnson official portrait 116th Congress.jpg
Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Dallas)
Democratic January 3, 1993 D+29 Texas US Congressional District 30 (since 2013).tif
31st Rep. John Carter (RTX).jpg
John Carter
(Round Rock)
Republican January 3, 2003 R+10 Texas US Congressional District 31 (since 2013).tif
32nd Colin Allred, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Colin Allred
(Dallas)
Democratic January 3, 2019 R+5 Texas US Congressional District 32 (since 2013).tif
33rd Marc Veasey official photo.jpg
Marc Veasey
(Fort Worth)
Democratic January 3, 2013 D+23 Texas US Congressional District 33 (since 2013).tif
34th Filemon Vela, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Filemon Vela Jr.
(Brownsville)
Democratic January 3, 2013 D+10 Texas US Congressional District 34 (since 2013).tif
35th Lloyd Doggett, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg
Lloyd Doggett
(Austin)
Democratic January 3, 1995 D+15 Texas US Congressional District 35 (since 2013).tif
36th Brian Babin 115th Congress.jpg
Brian Babin
(Woodville)
Republican January 3, 2015 R+26 Texas US Congressional District 36 (since 2013).tif

Recent historical district boundaries

Below is a table of United States congressional district boundary maps for the State of Texas, presented chronologically.[2] All 10 redistricting events that took place in Texas in the decades between 1973 and 2013 are illustrated here.

Year Statewide map
1973-1975 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1973-1974.tif
1975-1983 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1975-1982.tif
1983-1985 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1983-1984.tif
1985-1993 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1985-1992.tif
1993-1997 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1993-1996.tif
1997-2003 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 1997-2002.tif
2003-2005 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 2003-2004.tif
2005-2007 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 2005-2006.tif
2007-2013 United States Congressional Districts in Texas, 2007-2013.tif
2013 - Present United States Congressional Districts in Texas, since 2013(2).tif

1845 to 1863: 2 seats

Upon statehood, Texas was apportioned two seats.

Congress District Congress
1st 2nd
29th
1845-1847
David S. Kaufman
(D)
Timothy Pilsbury
(D)
29th
1845-1847
30th
1847-1849
30th
1847-1849
31st
1849-1851
Volney E. Howard
(D)
31st
1849-1851
32nd
1851-1853
Richardson A. Scurry
(D)
32nd
1851-1853
33rd
1853-1855
George W. Smyth
(D)
Peter H. Bell
(D)
33rd
1853-1855
34th
1855-1857
Lemuel D. Evans
(KN)
34th
1855-1857
35th
1857-1859
John H. Reagan
(D)
Guy M. Bryan
(D)
35th
1857-1859
36th
1859-1861
Andrew J. Hamilton
(Ind. D)
36th
1859-1861
37th
1861-1863
American Civil War 37th
1861-1863

1863 to 1873: 4 seats

After the 1860 United States Census, Texas gained two seats.

Congress District Congress
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
38th
1863-1865
American Civil War 38th
1863-1865
39th
1865-1867
39th
1865-1867
40th
1867-1869
40th
1867-1869
41st
1869-1871
41st
1869-1871
George W. Whitmore
(R)
John C. Conner
(D)
William T. Clark
(R)
Edward Degener
(R)
42nd
1871-1873
William S. Herndon
(D)
John Hancock
(D)
42nd
1871-1873
De Witt C. Giddings
(D)

1873 to 1883: 6 seats

After the 1870 United States Census, Texas gained two seats. At first, the state used at-large seats, but after 1875 all the seats were districted.

1883 to 1893: 11 seats

After the 1880 United States Census, Texas gained five seats.

1893 to 1903: 13 seats

After the 1890 United States Census, Texas gained two seats.

1903 to 1913: 16 seats

After the 1900 United States Census, Texas gained three seats.

1913 to 1933: 18 seats

After the 1910 United States Census, Texas gained two seats. At first, they were elected at-large, but starting in 1919 all were districted. There was not a reapportionment after the 1920 United States Census.

1933 to 1953: 21 seats

After the 1930 United States Census, Texas gained three seats. At first, they were elected at-large, but starting in 1935 all were districted. There was no reapportionment after the 1940 United States Census.

1953 to 1963: 22 seats

After the 1950 United States Census, Texas gained one seat. At first, it was elected at-large, but starting in 1959 all were districted.

1963 to 1973: 23 seats

After the 1960 United States Census, Texas gained one seat. At first, it was elected at-large, but starting in 1967 all were districted.

1973 to 1983: 24 seats

After the 1970 United States Census, Texas gained one seat.

1983 to 1993: 27 seats

After the 1980 United States Census, Texas gained three seats.

1993 to 2003: 30 seats

After the 1990 United States Census, Texas gained three seats.

2003 to 2013: 32 seats

Results of the 2003 redistricting.

After the 2000 United States Census, Texas gained two seats.

As typical, the delegation was redistricted for the 2002 elections. They were also redistricted in 2003, which gave Republicans a majority of seats after the 2004 elections.

2013 to present: 36 seats

After the 2010 United States Census, Texas gained four seats.

Living former Members of the House

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Ed Foreman 1963-1965 16th (1933-12-22) December 22, 1933 (age 85)
Bill Archer 1971-2001 7th (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 (age 91)
Alan Steelman 1973-1977 5th (1942-03-15) March 15, 1942 (age 77)
Bob Krueger 1975-1979 21st (1935-09-19) September 19, 1935 (age 84)
Ron Paul 1976-1977
1979-1985
1997-2013
22nd
14th
(1935-08-20) August 20, 1935 (age 84)
Joseph P. Wyatt Jr. 1979-1981 14th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 78)
Phil Gramm 1979-1983
1983-1985
6th (1942-07-08) July 8, 1942 (age 77)
Kent Hance 1979-1985 19th (1942-11-14) November 14, 1942 (age 76)
Tom Loeffler 1979-1987 21st (1946-08-01) August 1, 1946 (age 73)
Charles Stenholm 1979-2005 17th (1938-10-26) October 26, 1938 (age 80)
Martin Frost 1979-2005 24th (1942-01-01) January 1, 1942 (age 77)
Jack Fields 1981-1997 8th (1952-02-03) February 3, 1952 (age 67)
Steve Bartlett 1983-1991 3rd (1947-09-19) September 19, 1947 (age 72)
Michael A. Andrews 1983-1995 25th (1944-02-07) February 7, 1944 (age 75)
John Bryant 1983-1997 5th (1947-02-22) February 22, 1947 (age 72)
Ronald D. Coleman 1983-1997 16th (1941-11-29) November 29, 1941 (age 77)
Solomon P. Ortiz 1983-2011 27th (1937-06-03) June 3, 1937 (age 82)
Beau Boulter 1985-1989 13th (1942-02-23) February 23, 1942 (age 77)
Mac Sweeney 1985-1989 14th (1955-09-15) September 15, 1955 (age 64)
Albert Bustamante 1985-1993 23rd (1935-04-08) April 8, 1935 (age 84)
Jim Chapman 1985-1997 1st (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 74)
Larry Combest 1985-2003 19th (1945-03-20) March 20, 1945 (age 74)
Dick Armey 1985-2003 26th (1940-07-07) July 7, 1940 (age 79)
Tom DeLay 1985-2006 22nd (1947-04-08) April 8, 1947 (age 72)
Joe Barton 1985-2019 6th (1949-09-15) September 15, 1949 (age 70)
Lamar Smith 1987-2019 21st (1947-11-19) November 19, 1947 (age 71)
Bill Sarpalius 1989-1995 13th (1948-01-10) January 10, 1948 (age 71)
Craig Washington 1989-1995 18th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 78)
Pete Geren 1989-1997 12th (1952-01-29) January 29, 1952 (age 67)
Greg Laughlin 1989-1997 14th (1942-01-21) January 21, 1942 (age 77)
Chet Edwards 1991-2011 11th
17th
(1951-11-24) November 24, 1951 (age 67)
Sam Johnson 1991-2019 3rd (1930-10-11) October 11, 1930 (age 89)
Henry Bonilla 1993-2007 23rd (1954-01-02) January 2, 1954 (age 65)
Gene Green 1993-2019 29th (1947-10-17) October 17, 1947 (age 71)
Steve Stockman 1995-1997
2013-2015
9th
36th
(1956-11-14) November 14, 1956 (age 62)
Ken Bentsen Jr. 1995-2003 25th (1959-06-03) June 3, 1959 (age 60)
Max Sandlin 1997-2005 1st (1952-09-29) September 29, 1952 (age 67)
Jim Turner 1997-2005 2nd (1946-02-06) February 6, 1946 (age 73)
Nick Lampson 1997-2005
2007-2009
9th
22nd
(1945-02-14) February 14, 1945 (age 74)
Ciro Rodriguez 1997-2005
2007-2011
28th
23rd
(1946-12-09) December 9, 1946 (age 72)
Silvestre Reyes 1997-2013 16th (1944-11-10) November 10, 1944 (age 74)
Rubén Hinojosa 1997-2017 15th (1940-08-20) August 20, 1940 (age 79)
Pete Sessions 1997-2019 5th (1997-2003)
32nd (2003-2019)
(1955-03-22) March 22, 1955 (age 64)
Charlie Gonzalez 1999-2013 20th (1945-05-05) May 5, 1945 (age 74)
John Culberson 2001-2019 7th (1956-08-24) August 24, 1956 (age 63)
Chris Bell 2003-2005 25th (1959-11-23) November 23, 1959 (age 59)
Randy Neugebauer 2003-2017 19th (1949-12-24) December 24, 1949 (age 69)
Jeb Hensarling 2003-2019 5th (1957-05-29) May 29, 1957 (age 62)
Ted Poe 2005-2019 2nd (1948-09-10) September 10, 1948 (age 71)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs 2006-2007 22nd (1953-06-22) June 22, 1953 (age 66)
Quico Canseco 2011-2013 23rd (1949-07-30) July 30, 1949 (age 70)
Blake Farenthold 2011-2018 27th (1961-12-12) December 12, 1961 (age 57)
Pete Gallego 2013-2015 23rd (1961-12-02) December 2, 1961 (age 57)
Beto O'Rourke 2013-2019 16th (1972-09-26) September 26, 1972 (age 47)

U.S. Senate Delegation

Current delegation
John Cornyn
Senior Senator John Cornyn
(R)
Ted Cruz
Junior Senator Ted Cruz
(R)

Senate delegation timetable

Class 1 Senators Congress Class 2 Senators
Thomas J. Rusk (D) 29th (1845-1847) Sam Houston (D)
30th (1847-1849)
31st (1849-1851)
32nd (1851-1853)
33rd (1853-1855)
34th (1855-1857) Sam Houston (K-N)
35th (1857-1859)
James Pinckney Henderson (D)
Matthias Ward (D)
36th (1859-1861) John Hemphill (D)
Louis T. Wigfall (D)
American Civil War 37th (1861-1863) American Civil War
38th (1863-1865)
39th (1865-1867)
40th (1867-1869)
James W. Flanagan (R) 41st (1869-1871) Morgan C. Hamilton (R)
42nd (1871-1873)
43rd (1873-1875)
Samuel B. Maxey (D) 44th (1875-1877)
45th (1877-1879) Richard Coke (D)
46th (1879-1881)
47th (1881-1883)
48th (1883-1885)
49th (1885-1887)
John H. Reagan (D) 50th (1887-1889)
51st (1889-1891)
52nd (1891-1893)
Horace Chilton (D)
Roger Q. Mills (D)
53rd (1893-1895)
54th (1895-1897) Horace Chilton (D)
55th (1897-1899)
Charles A. Culberson (D) 56th (1899-1901)
57th (1901-1903) Joseph W. Bailey (D)
58th (1903-1905)
59th (1905-1907)
60th (1907-1909)
61st (1909-1911)
62nd (1911-1913)
Rienzi M. Johnston (D)
Morris Sheppard (D)
63rd (1913-1915)
64th (1915-1917)
65th (1917-1919)
66th (1919-1921)
67th (1921-1923)
Earle B. Mayfield (D) 68th (1923-1925)
69th (1925-1927)
70th (1927-1929)
Thomas T. Connally (D) 71st (1929-1931)
72nd (1931-1933)
73rd (1933-1935)
74th (1935-1937)
75th (1937-1939)
76th (1939-1941)
77th (1941-1943)
Andrew Jackson Houston (D)
Wilbert Lee O'Daniel (D)
78th (1943-1945)
79th (1945-1947)
80th (1947-1949)
81st (1949-1951) Lyndon Johnson (D)
82nd (1951-1953)
Price Daniel (D) 83rd (1953-1955)
84th (1955-1957)
85th (1957-1959)
William A. Blakley (D)
Ralph W. Yarborough (D)
86th (1959-1961)
87th (1961-1963) William A. Blakley (D)
John G. Tower (R)
88th (1963-1965)
89th (1965-1967)
90th (1967-1969)
91st (1969-1971)
Lloyd Bentsen (D) 92nd (1971-1973)
93rd (1973-1975)
94th (1975-1977)
95th (1977-1979)
96th (1979-1981)
97th (1981-1983)
98th (1983-1985)
99th (1985-1987) Phil Gramm (R)
100th (1987-1989)
101st (1989-1991)
102nd (1991-1993)
103rd (1993-1995)
Robert Krueger (D)
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R)
104th (1995-1997)
105th (1997-1999)
106th (1999-2001)
107th (2001-2003)
108th (2003-2005) John Cornyn (R)
109th (2005-2007)
110th (2007-2009)
111th (2009-2011)
112th (2011-2013)
Ted Cruz (R) 113th (2013-2015)
114th (2015-2017)
115th (2017-2019)
116th (2019-2021)

Living former senators

As of April 2018, there are three living former senators. The most recent Senator to die was Lloyd Bentsen (1971-1993) on May 23, 2006.

Senator Class Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Phil Gramm 2 January 3, 1985 - November 30, 2002 (1942-07-09) July 9, 1942 (age 77)
Bob Krueger 1 January 23, 1993 - June 14, 1993 (1935-09-19) September 19, 1935 (age 84)
Kay Bailey Hutchison 1 June 14, 1993 - January 3, 2013 (1943-07-22) July 22, 1943 (age 76)

Key

See also

References

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012". Retrieved 2014.

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