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Lance Gooden

Republican — Representative — District 4
Available Terms:
  • 82
  • 83

Lance Gooden represents House District 4 in the Texas House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 234 bills.

2010 271525.71
2012 370767.15

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: 512-463-0458
  • District address:

    771 East U.S. Hwy 80
    Forney, TX 75126
    Phone: 972-552-5715



News and Blog Coverage

Same Sex Marriage Could Lead To Polygamy & Incest Says Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton & 61 GOP Legislators

On the same day a petition to repeal a measure granting transgender equality failed in Houston, 63 GOP state legislators signed an amicus brief stating that same-sex marriage could lead to legal recognition of polygamy, incest and pedophelia. The group of Republican signatories are members of the Texas Conservative Coalition ...

Michael Quinn Sullivan and the Republican Primaries

Now that the filing deadline to be on the ballot in the 2014 election cycle is in the rear view mirror we can evaluate who's in, who's out, and who's out of control. It will be an interesting primary season, particularly for Republicans where 22 current Republican seats are being ...

Candidate Filing Roundup; Democrats Land Challengers in Three Competitive Districts

Filing for the 2014 general election has been underway for just over one week. Last week , we brought you a list of those that have filed on the first weekend. Since then, it has been a rush of candidates, mainly incumbents, who have turned in the necessary paperwork to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 10

    Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding.

  • HB 9

    Relating to authorizing certain attorneys representing the state to openly carry a handgun.

  • HR 1

    Commending Marie Ballard for her service to the Terrell community.

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  • HB 31

    Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding.

  • HR 261

    Congratulating Jeff and Jean Riggs on their 25th wedding anniversary.

  • HR 190

    Congratulating Fay and Jimmy Beavers of Kemp on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Recent Votes

HB 341

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13489.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1610.0
HB 336

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10570.0
•••No: 2718.0
•••Other: 1812.0
HB 243

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10771.0
•••No: 1610.0
•••Other: 2718.0
HB 218

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12382.0
•••No: 117.0
•••Other: 1610.0
HB 175

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13388.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 1610.0
HB 125

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12080.0
•••No: 138.0
•••Other: 1711.0
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