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Sylvia Garcia
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Texas State Senate, District 6
In office
March 11, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 1
Base salary$7,200/year/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
First electedMarch 2, 2013
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Sylvia Garcia is a Democratic member of the Texas State Senate, representing District 6. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on March 2, 2013.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Garcia served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Organization
Intergovernmental Relations



See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Garcia won election in the special election for Texas State Senate District 6. The seat was vacant following Mario Gallegos's death in October 2012. Garcia faced Carol Alvarado (D), Joaquin Martinez (D), Susan Delgado (D), Rodolfo M. Reyes (D), R.W. Bray (R), Dorothy Marie Olmos (R), and Maria Selva (G) in the special election on January 26, 2013. The field of eight candidates was narrowed to two in the runoff election. Democrats Garcia and Carol Alvarado met in a runoff on March 2, which Garcia won.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

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Preceded by
Mario Gallegos (D)
Texas Senate District 6
2013 - present
Succeeded by