Commissioner Barry Smitherman, Texas Railroad Commission

Personal Profile

Full Name: Barry Smitherman
Age: 57
Hometown: Houston
Race: White
Occupation: Texas Railroad Commissioner
Education: B.B.A., Texas A&M University; J.D., The University of Texas School of Law; M.P.A., Harvard University
Spouse: Marijane
Religion: Christian
Church: Lake Hills Church

Financial Statements


Election Info

Attorney General, 2014-03-04
Lost with 22.06% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 73.78% of vote
2012 Republican Party Runoff Election
Won with 62.13% of vote
2012 Republican Party Primary Election
Went to runoff with 44.22% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas Railroad Commission
Party: Republican Party
Term Expiration: 2014
Term Length: 6 years
Salary: $137,500 per year
Garnet Cantwell Executive Assistant/Scheduler
Christian Alvarado Chief of Staff
Kate Decker Legal Counsel

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]
Websites: Barry Smitherman Railroad Commissioner
Texas RRC Barry Smitherman YouTube Channel
Commissioner Smitherman
Twitter: @SmithermanTX
Facebook: Barry Smitherman
Texas Office
Address: P.O. Box 160217
Austin, TX 78716
Phone: 512-463-7144
Follow @SmithermanTX

Twitter Feed

  • 13 years ago America was attacked w/o provocation. #9/11 Thousands died at Twin Towers, Pentagon and a field in PA. We must never forget.

    11 days ago

  • @electcharles Perry running away w/ #SD28 election. 60% in EV. #txlege #tx2014 Congratulations! You will be a great Senator.

    13 days ago

  • What a football weekend! Westlake High Chaps win 49-48; Aggies win Saturday 73-3; Texans win home opener 17-6. Love the fall in Texas.

    15 days ago

  • “@McMurrayC: @SmithermanTX highlights west TX Oil & Gas boom helps hold down UT tuition costs #UTLawGasPower @UTLawCLE” Great crowd here!

    18 days ago

  • “@UTLawCLE: Excited to have @SmithermanTX discuss the latest Texas oil and gas industry updates! #UTLawGasPower”

    18 days ago

  • Westlake Chaps vs Southlake Carroll Dragons. Friday night lights in N Texas. It don't get no better than this!!

    24 days ago

  • RT @GregAbbott_TX: As oil boom continues, there’s no end in sight for job growth. As Texas Governor I'll keep it that way.

    a month ago

  • The New Rick Perry via @nationaljournal

    a month ago

  • Rick Perry, Version 2.0 | The Weekly Standard

    2 months ago

  • Australia becomes the first developed nation to repeal carbon tax via @WSJ

    2 months ago