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

  • @kherman That was a condition I had to agree to.

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  • RT @talk2meJ: #IHopeDellMed attracts talent and scientific research to #austin. There's lots of room for collaboration with #biotech firms.

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  • RT @carolsauce1: May the investments in the best & brightest come back tenfold to those in our community who may be less fortunate. #IHopeD…

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  • RT @julianullsmith: #IHopeDellMed improves access to health care for everyone in Austin.

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  • Thx! MT @auntiebfly: Just want to say I love my representation in #txlege: @KirkPWatson and @DonnaHowardTX Keep fightin' for us, y'all!

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  • Great group of students. RT @nicolecobler: Senator @KirkPWatson is at the @UT_SG meeting tonight talking about the Dell Medical School.

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  • Thx. I enjoyed it. RT @rachelgmiller: Great seeing Senator @KirkPWatson at the @UT_SG meeting tonight! Always a pleasure hearing you speak!

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  • Moments away from speaking to the @UTAustin Student Government (@UT_SG) Assembly.

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  • Thanks @boswellhs for honor of naming one of its lecture halls the Senator Kirk Watson Lecture Hall. I'm very proud.

    a day ago

  • .@boswellhs is naming a lecture hall for me. It's one of the finest honors I've ever received. Very touched.

    2 days ago