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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

List of members of the Texan United States House delegation, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation consists of 36 members, with 25 Republicans, and 11 Democrats.

District Representative (Home town) Party CPVI District Incumbency District map
1st Louie Gohmert official congressional photo (cropped).jpg Louie Gohmert (Tyler) Republican R+25 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Ted Poe Official.jpg Ted Poe (Humble) Republican R+11 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Sam Johnson, official 109th Congress photo.jpg Sam Johnson (Plano) Republican R+13 May 8, 1991 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Congressman John Lee Ratcliffe (cropped).jpg John Ratcliffe (Heath) Republican R+28 January 3, 2015 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Jeb Hensarling official photo.jpg Jeb Hensarling (Dallas) Republican R+16 January 3, 2003 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th Joe Barton official congressional photo.jpg Joe Barton (Ennis) Republican R+9 January 3, 1985 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th John Culberson official portrait (cropped).jpg John Culberson (Houston) Republican R+7 January 3, 2001 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif
8th Kevin Brady official photo.jpg Kevin Brady (The Woodlands) Republican R+28 January 3, 1997 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 8 (since 2013).tif
9th Al Green Official (cropped 2).jpg Al Green (Houston) Democratic D+29 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif
10th Michael McCaul official photo.jpg Michael McCaul (West Lake Hills) Republican R+9 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 10 (since 2013).tif
11th Mike Conaway official congressional photo.jpg Mike Conaway (Midland) Republican R+32 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 11 (since 2013).tif
12th Kay Granger.jpg Kay Granger (Fort Worth) Republican R+18 January 3, 1997 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 12 (since 2013).tif
13th Mac Thornberry, Official Portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Mac Thornberry (Clarendon) Republican R+33 January 3, 1995 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 13 (since 2013).tif
14th Randy Weber official congressional photo.jpg Randy Weber (Alvin) Republican R+12 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 14 (since 2013).tif
15th Vicente Gonzalez 115th congress photo.jpg Vicente González (McAllen) Democratic D+7 January 3, 2017 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 15 (since 2013).tif
16th Beto O'Rourke, Official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Beto O'Rourke (El Paso) Democratic D+17 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 16 (since 2013).tif
17th Bill Flores, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Bill Flores (Bryan) Republican R+12 January 3, 2011 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 17 (since 2013).tif
18th SheilaJackson.JPG Sheila Jackson Lee (Houston) Democratic D+27 January 3, 1995 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 18 (since 2013).tif
19th Jodey Arrington 115th congress photo.jpg Jodey Arrington (Lubbock) Republican R+27 January 3, 2017 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 19 (since 2013).tif
20th Joaquin Castro, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Joaquin Castro (San Antonio) Democratic D+10 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 20 (since 2013).tif
21st Lamar Smith (cropped).jpg Lamar Smith (San Antonio) Republican R+10 January 3, 1987 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 21 (since 2013).tif
22nd Pete Olson official congressional photo.jpg Pete Olson (Sugar Land) Republican R+10 January 3, 2009 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 22 (since 2013).tif
23rd Will Hurd Texas.jpg Will Hurd (Helotes) Republican R+1 January 3, 2015 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 23 (since 2013).tif
24th Kenny Marchant Official.jpg Kenny Marchant (Coppell) Republican R+9 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 24 (since 2013).tif
25th Roger Williams official congressional photo.jpg Roger Williams (Weatherford) Republican R+11 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 25 (since 2013).tif
26th Michael Burgess official photo.jpg Michael Burgess (Highland Village) Republican R+18 January 3, 2003 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 26 (since 2013).tif
27th Michael Cloud.jpg Michael Cloud (Victoria) Republican R+13 July 14, 2018 Texas US Congressional District 27 (since 2013).tif
28th Henry Cuellar, official color photo portrait.jpg Henry Cuellar (Laredo) Democratic D+9 January 3, 2005 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 28 (since 2013).tif
29th Rep. Gene Green.jpg Gene Green (Houston) Democratic D+19 January 3, 1993 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 29 (since 2013).tif
30th Eddie Bernice Johnson, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Eddie Bernice Johnson (Dallas) Democratic D+29 January 3, 1993 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 30 (since 2013).tif
31st Rep. John Carter (RTX).jpg John Carter (Round Rock) Republican R+10 January 3, 2003 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 31 (since 2013).tif
32nd Pete Sessions.jpg Pete Sessions (Dallas) Republican R+5 January 3, 1997 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 32 (since 2013).tif
33rd Marc Veasey official photo.jpg Marc Veasey (Fort Worth) Democratic D+23 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 33 (since 2013).tif
34th Filemon Vela, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Filemon Vela Jr. (Brownsville) Democratic D+10 January 3, 2013 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 34 (since 2013).tif
35th Lloyd Doggett, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Lloyd Doggett (Austin) Democratic D+15 January 3, 1995 -
present
Texas US Congressional District 35 (since 2013).tif
36th Brian Babin official congressional photo 2.jpg Brian Babin (Woodville) Republican R+26 January 3, 2015 -
present
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

House delegation timetable

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
(K-N)
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

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

Key

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 84)
Bill Archer 1971-2001 7th (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 (age 90)
Alan Steelman 1973-1977 5th (1942-03-15) March 15, 1942 (age 76)
Bob Krueger 1975-1979 21st (1935-09-19) September 19, 1935 (age 83)
Ron Paul 1976-1977
1979-1985
1997-2013
22nd
14th
(1935-08-20) August 20, 1935 (age 83)
Joseph P. Wyatt, Jr. 1979-1981 14th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 77)
Phil Gramm 1979-1983
1983-1985
6th (1942-07-08) July 8, 1942 (age 76)
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 72)
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 76)
Jack Fields 1981-1997 8th (1952-02-03) February 3, 1952 (age 66)
Ralph Hall 1981-2015 4th (1923-05-03) May 3, 1923 (age 95)
Steve Bartlett 1983-1991 3rd (1947-09-19) September 19, 1947 (age 71)
Michael A. Andrews 1983-1995 25th (1944-02-07) February 7, 1944 (age 74)
John Bryant 1983-1997 5th (1947-02-22) February 22, 1947 (age 71)
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 81)
Beau Boulter 1985-1989 13th (1942-02-23) February 23, 1942 (age 76)
Mac Sweeney 1985-1989 14th (1955-09-15) September 15, 1955 (age 63)
Albert Bustamante 1985-1993 23rd (1935-04-08) April 8, 1935 (age 83)
Jim Chapman 1985-1997 1st (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 73)
Larry Combest 1985-2003 19th (1945-03-20) March 20, 1945 (age 73)
Dick Armey 1985-2003 26th (1940-07-07) July 7, 1940 (age 78)
Tom DeLay 1985-2006 22nd (1947-04-08) April 8, 1947 (age 71)
Bill Sarpalius 1989-1995 13th (1948-01-10) January 10, 1948 (age 70)
Craig Washington 1989-1995 18th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 77)
Pete Geren 1989-1997 12th (1952-01-29) January 29, 1952 (age 66)
Greg Laughlin 1989-1997 14th (1942-01-21) January 21, 1942 (age 76)
Chet Edwards 1991-2011 11th
17th
(1951-11-24) November 24, 1951 (age 67)
Henry Bonilla 1993-2007 23rd (1954-01-02) January 2, 1954 (age 64)
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 59)
Max Sandlin 1997-2005 1st (1952-09-29) September 29, 1952 (age 66)
Jim Turner 1997-2005 2nd (1946-02-06) February 6, 1946 (age 72)
Nick Lampson 1997-2005
2007-2009
9th
22nd
(1945-02-14) February 14, 1945 (age 73)
Ciro Rodriguez 1997-2005
2007-2011
28th
23rd
(1946-12-09) December 9, 1946 (age 71)
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 78)
Charlie Gonzalez 1999-2013 20th (1945-05-05) May 5, 1945 (age 73)
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 68)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs 2006-2007 22nd (1953-06-22) June 22, 1953 (age 65)
Quico Canseco 2011-2013 23rd (1949-07-30) July 30, 1949 (age 69)
Blake Farenthold 2011-2018 27th (1961-12-12) December 12, 1961 (age 56)
Pete Gallego 2013-2015 23rd (1961-12-02) December 2, 1961 (age 57)

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)

List of 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 76)
Bob Krueger 1 January 23, 1993 - June 14, 1993 (1935-09-19) September 19, 1935 (age 83)
Kay Bailey Hutchison 1 June 14, 1993 - January 3, 2013 (1943-07-22) July 22, 1943 (age 75)

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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