State Rep. Sylvester Turner

District 139 (D-Houston)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Sylvester Turner
Age: 60
Race: Black
Occupation: Attorney
Education: B.A., University of Houston; J.D., Harvard University
Religion: Baptist
Church: Brookhollow Baptist Church

Financial Statements

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Candidacy

Texas House District 139

Election Info

2014 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 77.07% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2008 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2008 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2006 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2006 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2004 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2004 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2002 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2002 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2000 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2000 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1998 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1998 Democratic Primary
Won with 100.00% of vote
1996 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1996 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1994 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1994 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1992 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1992 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas House of Representatives
District: 139
Party: Democratic Party
Term Expiration: 2014
Term Length: 2 years
Salary: $7,200 per year
Committees
  • Subcommittee on Articles I, IV & V (Chair)
  • Appropriations (Vice-Chair)
  • State Affairs
  • Conference Committee on SB 1 (Budget)
Staffers
Alison Brock Chief of Staff
Pam Watson Scheduler
Cory Henrickson Appropriations and State Affairs Policy Director
Murry Matthews Legislative Aide
Texas House District 139 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)