Chris Turner (politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Chris Turner
Minority Leader of Texas House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 30, 2017
Preceded byYvonne Davis
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 101st district
Assumed office
January 2013
In office
January 2009 – January 2011
Personal details
Born (1972-10-10) October 10, 1972 (age 46)
Sherman, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin (BA)
WebsiteCampaign website

Chris Turner is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, serving since 2013. Turner also served from 2008 to 2010.[1] Turner previously worked for former Congressman Chet Edwards,[2] and had a career as a public relations consultant.[1] Turner was elected chair of the House Democratic Caucus in 2013.[1] Texas Democrats consider Turner a potential future statewide candidate.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Montgomery, Dave (29 January 2013). "Rep. Chris Turner named to leadership post in Austin". Star-Telegram. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Chris Turner's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  3. ^ Livingston, Abby (27 March 2014). "In Lone Star State, High Hopes for Rising Democrats". Roll Call. Retrieved 27 March 2014.

External links[edit]

Texas House of Representatives
Preceded by
Yvonne Davis
Minority Leader of the Texas House of Representatives