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Thirty-one members of the state Senate are elected to four-year, overlapping terms. The salary of all members of the Legislature, both senators and representatives, is $7,200 per year and $124 per diem during legislative sessions; mileage allowance at same rate provided by law for state employees. The per diem payment applies during each regular and special session of the Legislature.

The address of senators is Texas Senate, P.O. Box 12068, Austin 78711-2068; phone (512) 463-0200; Fax: 512-463-0326. On the web: www.senate.state.tx.us.

President of the Senate is the Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; Secretary of the Senate is Patsy Spaw; Sergeant-at-Arms is Rick DeLeon.

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 State Senate — 86th Legislature (2019–2020)

District, Member, Party-Residence, Occupation

(19 Republicans, 12 Democrats.)

1.    Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola; businessman.
2.    Bob Hall, R-Edgewood; retired military, management.
3.    Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville; engineer.
4.    Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe; attorney. 
5.    Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown; surgeon.
6.    Carol Alvarado, D-Houston; businesswoman.
7.    Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston; tax advisor.
8.    Angela Paxton, R-McKinney; guidance counselor.
9.    Kelly Hancock, R-Fort Worth; businessman.
10.  Beverly Powell, D-Burleson; real estate.
11.  Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; insurance agent.
12.  Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound; businesswoman.
13.  Borris Miles, D-Houston; insurance agent.
14.  Kirk Watson, D-Austin; attorney (president pro tem).
15.  John Whitmire, D-Houston; attorney (dean of the Senate).
16.  Nathan Johnson, R-Dallas; attorney.
17.  Joan Huffman, R-Houston; attorney.
18.  Lois W. Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; business, investment.
19.  Pete Flores, R-Pleasanton; game warden.
20.  Juan (Chuy) Hinojosa, D-McAllen; attorney.
21.  Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo; communications specialist, former educator.
22.  Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury; retired military.
23.  Royce West, D-Dallas; attorney.
24.  Dawn Buckingham, R-Austin; opthalmologist.
25.  Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels; physician.
26.  José Menéndez, D-San Antonio; businessman.
27.  Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville; advertising executive.
28.  Charles Perry, R-Lubbock; land developer.
29.  José R. Rodriguez, D-El Paso; former El Paso County attorney.
30.  Pat Fallon, R-Prosper; businessman.
31.  Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo; business owner.