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District 101 Overview & Maps

Situated mid-way between Dallas and Fort Worth and located entirely in Tarrant County, Texas House District 101 was created by the Legislature in 2011, reflecting the rapid growth of southeast Tarrant County. A significant portion of District 101 was previously in District 96, represented by Chris Turner from 2009-2011. The district is ethnically diverse – of the total population, the district is 36% Hispanic, 25% Anglo, 28% African American, and 11% Asian and other ethnicities.

This rapidly growing and diverse district includes communities in east and south Arlington, and west and south Grand Prairie. Approximately 120,000 District 101 residents live in Arlington, and 30,000 live in Grand Prairie. District 101 is served by both the Arlington and Mansfield Independent School Districts. Major employers in the area include the school districts, the University of Texas at Arlington, General Motors, and Tarrant County College. Great Southwest Industrial Park and Grand Prairie Premium Outlets are also key contributors to the local economy, as well as many thriving small businesses, including a variety of ethnic markets and eateries.

The greater Arlington and Grand Prairie area is home to a variety of entertainment venues that are minutes away, if not located directly in the district. These include Lone Star Park, Uptown Theatre, and Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie; as well as Cowboys Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas, and The Ballpark in Arlington.

To find out if you live in the district, click here.

If you are interested in more demographic and historical election data for District 101, click here.

Constituent Services

It is a top priority of our office to provide prompt and thorough assistance to constituents when they have problems or issues with state government. Although our office can’t guarantee the outcome in any constituent matter, we will work hard to cut through red tape, get answers and reach a favorable resolution, if possible.

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Our office staff is available to assist our constituents with a range of state government matters including:

  • Child and Adult Foster Care
  • Child Protective Services
  • Child Support
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program benefits
  • Elderly and Aging Services
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • State Health and Mental Health Services
  • State Licensed Nursing Homes
  • College Planning and Financial Aid Resources
  • Consumer Protection
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • State Prison System
  • State Rehabilitation Services
  • State Youth Incarceration
  • Crime Victims Program
  • Driver’s License and Identification
  • Environmental Issues overseen by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Professional Licensing
  • Transportation Issues covered by Texas Department of Transportation
  • Vital Statistics

Please call 817-459-2800 or e-mail district101.turner@house.texas.gov for assistance.

Visiting the State Capitol

Please feel free to use our office as a source of information when making plans to visit our state Capitol. We can assist you in setting up tours of the state Capitol building.
capitol1Representative Turner’s office is located in room E1.408 in the Capitol Extension. (Click here for PDF Capitol maps).

Please call 817-459-2800 or e-mail district101.turner@house.texas.gov for assistance in planning a visit to the Texas Capitol.

Resolution and Flag Requests

TxstateflagFor assistance in obtaining a resolution for occasions such as commendations or memorials, please call 512-463-0574 or e-mail district101.turner@house.texas.gov.

For assistance in purchasing Texas state flags that have been flown over the state Capitol, please call 817-459-2800 or e-mail district101.turner@house.texas.gov.

Resources

Listed below is a quick reference guide for websites and phone numbers for your convenience.resources

Representative Chris Turner
District 101

Texas Senate

Texas House

Texas Legislature Online

Texas Legislative Reference Library

Tarrant County Area Contacts

North Central Texas Council of Governments
817-640-3300

JPS Health Network
817-702-3431

Tarrant County Commissioners Court
817-884-1111

City of Arlington
817-459-6777

City of Grand Prairie
972-237-8000

U.S. Congressman Joe Barton
(District 6) 817-543-1000

U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey
(District 33) 202-225-9897

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Voter Information

yourvoteVoting is an important part in making our democracy work.

Frequently Asked Questions that concern many voters can be easily answered.

  • Where do I vote?
  • How do I find out if I am registered to vote or if I am on the voter rolls in the county where I reside?
  • I know that I am registered to vote, but can’t find my voter certificate or card. Will I be able to vote without it?
  • I am registered to vote in my county of residence, but I moved within the county and have not yet updated my new address with my voter registrar. Where do I vote?
  • I was registered to vote, but moved from my county of registration to a new county. May I still vote in the new county?
  • What is the deadline to request a ballot by mail?
  • What procedures are available for voters going overseas?
  • What if I want to know more about the upcoming elections?

You will find information answering these questions at the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.

Other Texas Voter Resources

Who Represents Me?
Districts By Address

Who Represents Me provides information about current districts and members of the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, the Texas delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the State Board of Education. U.S. Senators are elected statewide, rather than from districts.

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View District Maps

DistrictViewer is a graphic viewing system that displays interactive maps and demographic and election reports for current state house, state senate, U.S.Congressional, and State Board of Education districts, as well as selected redistricting proposals for the State of Texas. All redistricting proposals that have been made public in the legislative process are available during the time that they are under consideration.

VOTExas Information Resources
Texas Secretary of State

An extensive list of Texas voter information compiled from the Secretary of State’s office. Among others, there is information about:

  • Upcoming Elections
  • Early Voting
  • Student Voters
  • Military/Overseas Voters
  • Poll Watcher’s Guide