Meet Drew Darby
Representative Drew Darby - House District 72
State Representative Drew Darby represents nine 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 a member of the House Committee on Energy Resources and the House Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures. 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, our retired teachers, defends the Second Amendment, and prioritizes the 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 nine grandchildren. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of San Angelo.
ON THE ISSUES
ON THE ISSUES
Drew Darby serves on the House tax cutting committee where he is working to reverse the trend of skyrocketing property taxes on our families. He wrote and passed new laws to help homeowners fight their appraisals. To lower the tax burden…