|Frequently Asked Questions|
Where is Representative Pitts' district located?
Representative Pitts represents District 10, which encompasses the entirety of Ellis County and Hill County, Texas. This area lies just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and just north of Waco.
Is Representative Pitts my representative?
If you reside in either Ellis County or Hill County, yes. To check, please visit the Texas House of Representatives website.
Is Jim a United States Congressman, or a Texas State Representative? What's the difference?
Representative Pitts is a member of the Texas House of Representatives, which, along with the Texas State Senate, is one of two legislative bodies that has jurisdiction over state laws. The United States Congress, of which Representative Pitts is not a member, has jurisdiction over federal laws. To find your member of Congress, as well as your State and U.S. Senators, please visit the Texas House of Representatives website.
When does the Texas House of Representatives meet?
The Texas Legislature, which is composed of the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate, meets for 140 days during odd-numbered years. The Legislature can meet at other times, but if called to meet by the Governor for a 'special session.'
How long has Jim served in the Texas House of Representatives?
Representative Pitts was first elected to the Texas House in 1992, and was sworn in on the first day of the 73rd Legislative Session, in 1993
Has Jim ever held any other elected office?
Before his election to the Texas House, Representative Pitts served as President of the Waxahachie school board.
Does Jim have any children?
Representative Pitts has three children, his son Ryan, and his daughters Ashley and Duffy.
Where does Jim live?
Representative Pitts lives in Waxahachie.
Meeting with Jim
Can I arrange a meeting with Representative Pitts?
Representative Pitts is happy to meet with constituents. Because his schedule is very busy, we recommend contacting Representative Pitts' office to arrange a meeting. If he is not available, knowledgeable members of Representative Pitts' staff will be happy to meet with you.
How can I let Representative Pitts know how I stand on an issue?
It is important to let your elected representatives know how you stand on the issues. You are encouraged to e-mail Representative Pitts through his official Texas Legislature webpage. However, because of the volume of e-mail received by our office, Representative Pitts regrets that he may not be able to personally respond to every message.
You may also call Representative Pitts' offices in Austin or Waxahachie, or send regular mail. Visit our contact page for more information.
If you live outside Representative Pitts' district, you are highly encouraged to contact your elected representative.
|Last Updated ( Tuesday, 04 November 2008 18:39 )|