Texas state executive offices
State executive organization
Executive officials in Texas are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. Article 2, Section 1 of the Texas Constitution defines the distribution of powers in the state: "The powers of the Government of the State of Texas shall be divided into three distinct departments, each of which shall be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: Those which are Legislative to one; those which are Executive to another, and those which are Judicial to another; and no person, or collection of persons, being of one of these departments, shall exercise any power properly attached to either of the others, except in the instances herein expressly permitted."
The following is a list of state executive offices in Texas.
- Attorney General of Texas
- Governor of Texas
- Lieutenant Governor of Texas
- Texas Commissioner of Agriculture
- Texas Commissioner of Education
- Texas Commissioner of Insurance
- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
- Texas Land Commissioner
- Texas Public Utility Commission
- Texas Railroad Commission
- Texas Secretary of State
- Texas State Auditor
- Texas Workforce Commission
Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.
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There are no state executive elections in Texas in 2015.
- Texas Attorney General election, 2014
- Texas down ballot state executive elections, 2014
- Texas gubernatorial election, 2014
- Texas lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014
- Texas state executive official elections, 2014
There were no elections in Texas in 2013.
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