Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D)

Last modified on: 09-24-2004 04:58:52

(Judicial Council, Texas)

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

Dean of the Senate 1/1/2024. Zaffirini is the first woman to serve as Dean.

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)