Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D)

Last modified on: 09-10-2019 11:19:48

Vice Chair
(Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety-Select)


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

Other Offices Held

TX Senator (Texas Senate)
Senator (Judicial Council, Texas)