Top 10 Best and Worst Texas Lawmakers

Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa
Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa

The best and worst Texas legislators of the session are being revealed, and a Pampa representative is among the worst!

That's according to the Texas Monthly Magazine.

It lists Republican Warren Chisum as one of the the worst lawmakers of the session.

He holds that honor with nine other people including Governor Rick Perry and Leutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

Every session, the magazine tracks how each lawmaker performs.

The Best and Worst Legislators for 2007, in alphabetical order:


Rep. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas

Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas

Rep. Byron Cook, R-Coriscana

Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville

Rep. Scott Hochberg, D-Houston

Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham

Rep. Jerry Madden, R-Richardson

Sen. Steve Ogden, R-Bryan

Rep. Sylvester Turner, D-Houston

Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands


Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth

Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa

Speaker Tom Craddick, R-Midland

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst, Republican

Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay

Rep. Charlie Howard, R-Sugar Land

Sen. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville

Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston

Gov. Rick Perry, Republican

Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball

Rookie of the Year

Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin