<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Medina County Republican Party

Lieutenant Governor

  • Most powerful office in the state.
  • Term of office is 4 years.
  • Must be:
    • A U.S. citizen;
    • A resident of Texas for at least 5 years prior to the election;
    • At least 30 years of age.
  • Serves as the President of the Texas Senate.
  • Appoints committees and committee chairs.
  • Has a great deal of control over what happens in the Senate.
  • Can vote when the Senate is in committee of the whole and in order to break ties.
  • Takes over for the Governor if necessary.


512-463-0001Lt. Governor Office Line
512-463-5342Lt. Governor Message Line

Mailing Address:
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
PO Box 12068
Austin, TX 78711