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 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

  • RT @statesman: UT medical school on track for 2016 opening, dean says:

    17 hours ago

  • Given lvl contention thruout TX on water issues significant that all interests in basin said yes on @LCRA water plan

    18 hours ago

  • We worked hard to get @LCRA water plan that protects ATX and other Central TX communities. Proud of outcome. #txwater

    a day ago

  • .@Statesman: New @LCRA water management plan a victory for Austin and other Central Texas communities. #txwater

    a day ago

  • Better to invest oil/gas tax revenue in transportation thru #TxProp1 than hoard it in rainy day fund, doing nothing.

    a day ago

  • #TxProp1 "a no-brainer," I tell the @AustinChronicle. Puts $1.5b+ into roads w/o raising taxes, fees

    a day ago

  • RT @lizzwinstead: Thanks Austin! I love you! Thanks for supporting @PPGreaterTX and @WholeWomans! Have fun @jos coffee 9/27 for V To Shinin…

    2 days ago

  • Sen Fraser & I applaud @LCRA Board's commitment to sound water mgt. Marks a new day for firm water customers in basin

    2 days ago

  • New @LCRA plan ensures adequate supply of water in Highland Lks to satisfy current, future needs of firm customers who pay premium #TXWater

    2 days ago

  • .@LCRA Board took strong axn today to protect water supply that serves 1m ppl & critical industries that rely on Colorado Rvr, Highland Lks

    2 days ago