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Rep. Joe Moody, Ex-Officio

Rep. Joe Moody represents Texas’s District 78, a mixed urban and rural district covering much of northern El Paso County. He currently serves as Chair of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, as well as a member of the Select Community Safety, House Administration, Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence, and Redistricting Committees. 

Rep. Moody is a lifelong El Pasoan and has followed the example of public service set by his father, District Judge William Moody, and his mother, El Paso schoolteacher Magdalena Morales-Moody. Joe was married to Adrianne Riley in 2011. They have two young sons: William and Preston.

Rep. Moody grew up in politics and became actively involved in campaigns at a young age. In 2008, he decided to take on the challenge himself and entered a Texas House race which proved to be one of the most hotly contested statewide. His election at age 27 made him the youngest state representative in Texas.