About Todd Hunter
State Rep. Todd Hunter serves in the Texas House of Representatives for District 32.
Rep. Todd Hunter was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Hunter attended Kansas University from 1971 to 1975, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Speech and Human Relations. Hunter earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University in 1978.
Rep. Todd Hunter moved to Corpus Christi, TX in 1978 where he currently practices civil law with the law office of Todd Hunter PLLC. Hunter’s areas of practice include insurance, commercial, banking, civil trial and appellate practice, and mediation. He is married to Alexis Taylor Hunter, who is the eldest daughter of Marcella and Leroy Taylor. Alexis and Todd have three children, Todd Jr., Michael, and Christina.
Rep. Hunter is serving his eleventh term in the Texas House of Representatives. He was first elected to public office in 1988 and retired from public service in 1997 so he could help his wife raise their three young children. In 2008, Hunter was elected as a Republican representing District 32 composed of Aransas, Calhoun, San Patricio and part of Nueces County.
Committee Assignments and Appointments
- 87th Legislative Session – Redistricting (Chair), State Affairs, International Relations and Economic Development , Windstorm Insurance Legislative Funding and Funding Structure Oversight Board.
- 86th Legislative Session – Criminal Jurisprudence, State Affairs
- 85th Legislative Session – Calendars (Chair), County Affairs, Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice-Chair), Disclosure of Emergency Call Information, Interim (Co-Chair)
- 84th Legislative Session – Advertising Public Notices, Calendars (Chair), Criminal Jurisprudence, Cruise Industry Development (Co-Chair), General Investigating & Ethics, House Committee on Redistricting, Urban Affairs (Vice-Chair)
- 83rd Legislative Session – Calendars (Chair), County Affairs, General Investigating & Ethics, Human Trafficking, Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence, House Committee on Redistricting, Transportation Funding, Select Water Desalination (Co-Chair)
- 82nd Legislative Session – Calendars (Chair), Corrections, Cruise Industry Development (Co-Chair), House Committee on Election Contest Select (Chair), General Investigating & Ethics, Human Services, Human Trafficking, Oversight of Windstorm Insurance, Redistricting, Seacoast Territory Insurance
- 81st Legislative Session – General Investigating & Ethics, Insurance, Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence (Chair), Oversight of Windstorm Insurance, Transportation Funding
- James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas for his work on the “Free Flow of Information Act”
- Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.’s Free Enterprise Champion Award
- Texas Medical Association’s Friend of Medicine Award
- Texas Civil Justice League’s Jobs for Texas Award
- Texas for Lawsuit Reform Civil Justice Leadership Award
- Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas’ “Best of the House” Legislative honors
- Champion of Transparency award from the Texas Press Association
During his tenure from 1988 to 1997 in the state legislature, Hunter served as Chairman of the House Committee on Civil Practices. He served on numerous other important House committees, including the Ways and Means, Elections, Calendars, Urban Affairs, and Higher Education committees. Additionally, Hunter served on the powerful Appropriations Committee for two terms and was named Chairman of the Subcommittee on Education, and also Vice-Chair of the State Affairs Committee.
Rep. Hunter supports numerous community groups including:
- American Builders and Contractors – Coastal Chapter
- Boy Scouts of America – South Texas Council
- Chamber of Commerce
- Aransas Pass
- Port Aransas
- Rockport Fulton
- United Corpus Christi
- Church of the Good Shepherd
- Corpus Christi Roadrunners
- Flour Bluff Boosters
- Leadership Corpus Christi
- Padre Island Business Association
- Port Aransas Art Center
- Rotary Club of Corpus Christi
- Surfrider Foundation
- Texas Jazz Festival