State Sen. Kirk Watson

District 14 (D-Austin)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Kirk Watson
Age: 56
Hometown: Austin
Race: White
Occupation: Attorney
Education: B.A., Baylor University; J.D., Baylor University
Spouse: Liz
Religion: Christian
Church: First Baptist Church of Austin

Financial Statements


Election Info

2014 General Election
Won with 79.97% of vote
2014 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 80.27% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 60.72% of vote
2006 General Election
Won with 80.32% of vote
2006 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Attorney General, 2002 General Election
Lost with 41.08% of vote
Attorney General, 2002 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas Senate
District: 14
Party: Democratic Party
Term Expiration: 2015
Term Length: 4 years
Salary: $7,200 per year
  • Higher Education (Vice-Chair)
  • Business & Commerce
  • Nominations
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development
Sarah Howard Chief of Staff
Sandy Guzman Legislative Director
Steve Scheibal Policy and Communications Director
Susan Nold General Counsel
Ana DeFrates Asst. General Counsel/Legislative Analyst
Katie O'Brien Legislative Analyst
Lora Ann Gerson Constituent services
Yolanda Velasquez Constituent services
Yvonne Reynolds Office Manager/Legislative Assistant
Texas Senate District 14 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]
Websites: Kirk Watson Texas Senator
Senator Kirk Watson: District 14
Twitter: @KirkPWatson
Facebook: Kirk Watson Fan Page
Kirk Watson's Profile
Capitol Office
Room: E1.606
Address: P.O. Box 12068
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-463-0114
Follow @KirkPWatson

Twitter Feed

  • Happy Thanksgiving.

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  • RT @mbcaustin: Happy Thanksgiving! No MBC this week…come hear from Kirk Watson on Dec. 3. Info at

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  • RT @AlexWinslow: Hope they keep their word. MT @TexasWatch: Insurance lobbyist: no pushback for @KirkPWatson's pro-policyholder bills. http…

    3 days ago

  • .@TexasWatch says my bills ensure consumers can ask insurers what their policy covers. Kinda silly we have to pass a law to do that.

    3 days ago

  • Watson’s measures positive step to protect insurance consumers, Deeia Beck, head Tx Office of Public Insurance Counsel, tells @timeaton30

    3 days ago

  • RT @TexasWatch: .@KirkPWatson says policyholders "ought to be allowed to ask a question" & files bills to empower consumers…

    3 days ago

  • MT @TexasWatch: @kirkpwatson Thank you, Senator, for pushing common sense solution that helps policyholders make informed choices #txlege15

    3 days ago

  • Bless you. RT @eramshaw: .@KirkPWatson writes blog post suggesting he’ll be a heavier hitter in ...

    3 days ago

  • Yes, I'm entering #txlege15 a bit huskier. That just means there's more of me to love. In today's Watson Wire

    3 days ago

  • From @statesman ... Sen. Kirk Watson files two consumer-friendly insurance bills #txlege #txlege2015

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