Tribpedia: Pat Haggerty

Pat Haggerty is a lobbyist and a former state representative who famously initiated the "walk out" during the 2007 legislative session.

Haggerty, a Republican, was first elected in 1988 and represented district 78 in El Paso. During his tenure, Haggerty served on the House Corrections Committee, among others, and was a leader on jail issues.

A moderate Republican, Haggerty was ...

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