Sylvester Turner's file:

Democrat from Texas

Sylvester Turner is a Houston attorney who was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1983.

Recent statements involving Sylvester Turner

"Ninety percent of Texans say they do not want the nursing homes to close. It polls higher than anything else."

Recent stories featuring Sylvester Turner

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Our review of U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul’s comment about terrorists putting explosives into baby dolls was a reader favorite last week. But we also checked eye-catching statements by Sen. John Cornyn and state Rep. Sylvester Turner.

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