Personal Profile

Full Name Chris Turner
Age 45
Hometown Grand Prairie
Race White
Occupation Public Relations Consultant
Education B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Spouse: Lisa

State Representative Chris Turner serves the people of House District 101, a diverse area of Tarrant County, which includes major portions of Arlington and Grand Prairie.

During his four terms in office, Chris has focused much of his attention and efforts on expanding educational opportunity, increasing access to affordable health care, improving the economic well-being of all Texans, and broadening civic participation.

In 2017, Chris was selected to lead the 55-member House Democratic Caucus. As chair, Chris has made it his priority to unify his colleagues as they fight for policies aimed at giving all Texans a fair shot.

Chris serves on the House Committees on Higher Education, Insurance, General Investigating & Ethics and the Select House Committee on State & Federal Power & Responsibility.

A lifelong Texan and Dallas native, Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Chris and his wife, Lisa, reside in Grand Prairie.

Information in this bio was provided by Turner's office.
Last updated: Aug. 8, 2017.