Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D)

Last modified on: 08-22-2018 15:31:04

TX Senator
(Texas Senate)

Entered Office: 01-1987 Term Ends: 01-2021 District: 21

General Information

Profession: Communications Specialist & Former Educator Home Town: Laredo Birthdate: 02-13-1946 Spouse: Carlos


Personal Information

BS, MA, Ph.D.-University of Texas at Austin

S-1987-present

Senator Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo) is an award-winning communication specialist who represents the 21st Senatorial District, which stretches from the Rio Grande to the Colorado River, the Port of Corpus Christi and the Valley. The first Mexican American woman elected to the Texas Senate, she is the second highest-ranking senator and the highest-ranking woman and Hispanic senator.

Ex Officio Member of the Texas Access to Justice Commission

Office Information

Dist. 21 - Atascosa (2%), Bee, Bexar (1%), Caldwell, Duval, Guadalupe (38%), Hays (31%), Jim Hogg, Karnes, LaSalle, Live Oak, McMullen, San Patricio, Starr, Travis (14%), Webb, Wilson, Zapata


Committees

Natural Resources & Economic Development-VC; Administration; Business & Commerce; State Affairs

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
  1E.14
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0121
Capitol Fax: (512) 475-3738
District Map
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Laredo
1407 Washington Street
Laredo, TX 78040-4411
(956) 722-2293
(956) 722-8586
@JudithZaffirini

Staff

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Jorge Ramirez
Office Manager Sarah Acosta

Other Offices Held

Senator (Judicial Council, Texas)