In the following articles and publications, the Bullock Archive offers a glimpse into the life and career of Bob Bullock. Archival researchers will find additional resources that detail the Collection materials under the menu headings at left.
A Biographical Sketch
Bob Bullock became Texas' 38th Lieutenant Governor in 1991, marking the end of an era in the Texas Senate and the beginning of a new one. His predecessor, Bill Hobby, served an unprecedented 18 years, presiding over a Senate clearly dominated by Democrats.
Bullock's tenure as Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate coincided with a statewide transformation in Texas government, with the Republican Party gaining stature and influence in what historically had been a "one-party state." Following his reelection in 1994, Bullock presided over a Senate more evenly balanced between Democrats and Republicans than any Lieutenant Governor since Reconstruction. Read more...