Sen. John Whitmire (D)

Last modified on: 01-11-2023 20:45:17

TX Senator
(Texas Senate)

Entered Office: 01-1983 Term Ends: 01-2025 District: 15

General Information

Profession: Attorney Home Town: Houston Birthdate: 08-13-1949

Personal Information

BA-University of Houston; Bates College of Law

H-1973-83; S-1983-2004.

12/9/2023: Senator Whitmire was elected to serve as the next Mayor of Houston. He defeated Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee in a December runoff with 65% of the vote. His term as mayor will begin in January.

Office Information

Dist. 15 - Harris (20%)


Criminal Justice-Chair; Finance

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0115
Capitol Fax: (512) 475-3737
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Houston District Office
803 Yale
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 864-8701
(713) 864-5287


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Lara Wendler (512) 463-0115 / (512) 475-3737
Legislative Director Gabe Valenzuela
Legislative Aide Marjorie Kamys

Other Offices Held

Ex Officio Member (Texas Indigent Defense Commission)
Mayor (Houston)