Job descriptionSecond-highest ranked executive of the state of Texas. Term is four years.
Duties• President and presiding officer of the state Senate; appoints committees and committee chairs; proposes rules for each Senate session; decides the order for considering legislation and rules on Senate procedures.
• If a Senate vote results in a tie, casts the tie-breaking vote.
• Assumes the powers of the Governor if he/she is unable to serve or is absent from the state.
Annual salary$7,200, plus $190/day when legislature in session

Who’s Running?

Dan Patrick (incumbent)
Website: https://www.danpatrick.org
Email: info@danpatrick.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dan.patrick.texas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanPatrick
Republican
Mike Collier
Website: https://www.collierfortexas.com
Email: campaign@collierfortexas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollierForTexas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/collierfortexas
Instagram: https://instagram.com/collierfortexas
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Democrat
Shanna Steele
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shannasteeleforltgovernor/
Email: shannasteele@protonmail.com
Libertarian

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