Demographic Composition of the Texas State Legislature

Partisan Makeup

The Republican Party controls both the Texas State House of Representatives and the Texas State Senate:

The Texas State House of Representatives currently has 83 Republicans and 67 Democrats.

The Texas State Senate currently has 18 Republicans and 13 Democrats.

 

Texas Senate Seats
Figure 3.8 Seat diagram of the Texas Senate as of January 2021 (87th Legislative Session). Image credit: Basil the Bat Lord, License: CC-BY-SA-4.0

 

 

Texas House Seating
Figure 3.9 Seat diagram of the Texas House as of January 2021 (87th Legislative Session). Image Credit: Basil the Bat Lord, License: CC-BY-SA-4.0