Judith Zaffirini, State Senator District 21, Democratic Party (Incumbent)
Judith Zaffirini, Democrat is a member of the Texas State Senate representing District 21. She assumed office in 1987. Her current term ends on January 11, 2021. Zaffirini is running for re-election to the Texas State Senate to represent District 21.
Zaffirini has Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. She also studied at Laredo Community College and the University of Houston.
She has worked as a teacher in higher education for over 13 years. She has been honored by the South Texas Press Association for her work in journalism. She owns her own business, Zaffirini Communications.
Zaffirini has been recognized for her near perfect attendance in session. She served as vice-chair of the Texas Democratic Party from 1984-1986, prior to making a successful run for the Democratic Party nomination for state Senate in 1986.