State Rep. George Lavender

District 1 (R-Texarkana)

Personal Profile

Full Name: George Lavender
Age: 58
Race: White
Occupation: Small Businessman
Education: B.S B.A. Management, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Spouse: Jan Timberlake Lavender
Religion: Baptist
Church: First Baptist Church

Financial Statements


Election Info

2014 Republican Party Primary Election
Lost with 45.65% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 82.64% of vote
2012 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 51.51% of vote
2010 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 51.96% of vote
2008 General Election
Lost with 45.00% of vote
2008 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1996 General Election
Lost with 36.23% of vote
1996 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas Senate District 1, 1994 General Election
Lost with 35.46% of vote
Texas Senate District 1, 1994 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 57.60% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas House of Representatives
District: 1
Party: Republican Party
Term Expiration: 2014
Term Length: 2 years
Salary: $7,200 per year
  • Homeland Security & Public Safety
  • Transportation
Andrea Williams-McCoy Chief of Staff
Benjamin Pollock Legislative Director
Matthew Ashley Legislative Aide
Texas House District 1 Facts
District Map (pdf)
Population & Household Profile
Education & Employment Profile
Income & Housing Profile
County Report (pdf)
City & CDP Report (pdf)
School District Report (pdf)
Zip Code Report (pdf)
Precinct Report (pdf)

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]
Website: George Lavender for State Representative
Twitter: @teamlavender
Facebook: Campaign Site
Capitol Office
Room: E2.606
Address: P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
Phone: (512) 463-0692
District Office
Address: 2600 N. Robison Road
Texarkana, TX 75505
Phone: (903) 791-0386
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Twitter Feed

  • Check out my latest press release on the Tx Treasure Biz Awards. Congrats to @CityTxkTX for all the entries! #TxLege

    10 hours ago

  • Thanks Ken! MT @RepKenSheets: @teamlavender gives remarks after rec'ing Crime Fighter of the Year Award at NTCC.

    7 days ago

  • While we all greif in different ways regarding the tragedy in #FortHood, I'd like to thank all 1st responders - esp @TxDPS.

    14 days ago

  • RT @TexasTribune: Here's @becca_aa's story on the 5th Circuit Court upholding Texas' new abortion regulations.

    20 days ago

  • @TxDPS Director McCraw testifies in Houston for Homeland Secutiry Committee w/ @McCaulPressShop re: human trafficing.

    21 days ago

  • Dallas film maker is looking NE TX for a motel w/cafe attached or near. Country setting. Contact Belinda at

    21 days ago

  • Thanks everybody for helping me during my campaign...I really appreciate your support in my re:-election bid to the #txlege. Results soon!

    a month ago

  • Remember if you don't vote, don't complain! I appreciate your support today (#ElectionDay); polls close at 7pm. #VoteLavender

    a month ago

  • To all media in Txkana...the @TexansForDan press conf is moving to 2pm because of weather delays in #Dallas. Same venue. More details soon.

    a month ago

  • Reminder - join me Mon, 3/3 at 8:30am at TacAir in Txkana for press conf with @TexansForDan candidate for TX Atty General. #TxLege

    a month ago