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Joseph Moody

Democratic — Representative — District 78
Available Terms:
  • 81
  • 83
  • 84

Joseph Moody represents House District 78 in the Texas House, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 346 bills.

2008 566503.42
2010 372984.05

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol address:

    P.O. Box 2910
    Austin, TX 78768
    Phone: 512-463-0728
  • District address:

    5675 Woodrow Bean, Suite 12
    El Paso, TX 79924
    Phone: 915-751-2700



News and Blog Coverage

House Committee Assignments

Today Speaker Straus announced his committee assignments for the 83rd Legislative Session. Of the total 38 standing committees, 14 of them have Democrats leading the committee as chair. The committees resemble the young and "green" nature of the legislature this go around. Chairman Abel Herrero who just won his seat ...

Straus Makes House Committee Assignments

By Emily Ramshaw House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments for the Legislature's lower chamber on Thursday, ending speculation over key chairmanships and giving lawmakers the go-ahead to start considering bills. Of the standing committees, 32 are chaired by men, six by women. That's one more female chair than the ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 883

    Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti and the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee.

  • HB 553

    Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

  • HB 515

    Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance.

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  • HB 511

    Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.

  • HB 510

    Relating to disclosure of certain information about expert witnesses in a criminal case.

  • HB 512

    Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim.

Recent Votes

SCR 86

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14294.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 85.0
SCR 85

final passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 13992.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 117.0
SCR 84

final passage

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 14194.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 96.0
SCR 82

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14093.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 106.0
SCR 81

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14395.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 74.0
SCR 73

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14093.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 96.0
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