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Texas Senate Seniority, 83rd Legislature (2013)

Name Administered Senatorial Oath of Office
1. Whitmire 68th Regular (01/1983)
2. Zaffirini 70th Regular (01/1987)
3. Ellis 71st 3rd c.s., (01/1990)
4. Lucio 72nd Regular (01/1991)
5. Nelson 73rd Regular (01/1993)
6. West 73rd Regular (01/1993)
7. Carona 74th Interim (06/1996)
8. Duncan 74th Interim (12/1996)
9. Fraser 75th Regular (01/1997)
10. Van De Putte 76th Interim (11/1999)
11. Estes 77th Interirm (12/2001)
12. Hinojosa 78th Regular (01/2003)
13. Deuell 78th Regular (01/2003)
14. Williams 78th Regular (01/2003)
15. Eltife 78th Interim (03/2004)
16. Seliger 78th Interim (03/2004)
17. Uresti 79th Interim (11/2006)
18. Hegar 80th Regular (01/2007)
19. Nichols 80th Regular (01/2007)
20. Patrick 80th Regular (01/2007)
21. Watson 80th Regular (01/2007)
22. Huffman 80th Interim (12/2008)
23. Davis 81st Regular (01/2009)
24. Birdwell 81st Interim (07/2010)
25. Rodriguez 82nd Regular (01/2011)
26. Campbell 83rd Regular (01/2013)
27. Paxton 83rd Regular (01/2013)
28. Hancock 83rd Regular (01/2013)
29. Taylor 82nd Regular (01/2013)
30. Schwertner 83rd Regular (01/2013)

Source: Office of the Secretary of the Senate