Meet Drew Darby

State Representative

Representative Drew Darby - House District 72

State Representative Drew Darby represents ten counties in West Texas spanning the Concho Valley and Permian Basin, an area larger than seven states.

Drew is a lifelong West Texan, a native of San Angelo, and attended San Angelo public schools. Drew graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance and minoring in Accounting. He earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas and is a graduate of the Emerging Political Leaders Program at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.

Drew currently serves as chairman of the House Committee on Redistricting and as a member of the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence and the House Committee on Energy Resources. 

In previous sessions, Representative Darby has served as a member of the Legislative Budget Board, the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory Committee, chairman of the House Committee on Energy Resources, and as a subcommittee chairman for the House Committee on Appropriations.

A successful businessman, Drew is the owner of Surety Title with offices throughout West Texas, and Of Counsel to the Energy and Real Estate practice group at the law firm of Jackson Walker, LLP. He is a member of the Texas Farm Bureau, the National Rifle Association, and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association.

In the Texas House, Drew works hard to protect our rural, West Texas values. He votes for sound policies that balance budgets, protect public education and our retired teachers, defends the Second Amendment, and safeguards of the sanctity of life.

Drew’s past community leadership positions have been as a former member of the San Angelo City Council, former Chairman of the San Angelo Water Advisory Board, and former Chairman of the Lake Nasworthy Advisory Board.

Drew and his wife, Clarisa, have five children and ten grandchildren. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of San Angelo.



Drew Darby works hard to deliver conservative results for the businesses and families of the Concho Valley and West Texas. 

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