About

Jared Patterson and his familyJared Patterson is a full-spectrum conservative who champions fiscal responsibility, individual liberty, life, and the fierce spirit of independence which has made Texas the greatest state in the nation.

Jared was elected to the Texas House in 2018, and proudly serves the taxpayers and residents of House District 106, which encompasses eastern Denton County. During the 86th Legislative Session, he was an author or sponsor for several bills signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, including property tax reform and the only tollway accountability bill of the session. In the most recent 87th Session, he authored and championed legislation to assist first responders, expand second amendment rights, improve government efficiency, protect senior citizens, increase education opportunities for foster care children, and safeguard pets. Additionally, he supported and assisted in passing monumental conservative policies such as the Heartbeat Bill, Constitutional Carry, and several measures supporting law enforcement.

For the 87th Legislative Session, Speaker Dade Phelan appointed him to serve on the House Committees on Business & Industry, Homeland Security & Public Safety and the powerful Calendars Committee. Patterson is a member of the Texas House Republican Caucus (THRC), served as a Deputy Floor Leader and a member of the THRC Policy Committee. Following President Trump’s leadership with the First Step Act – a bipartisan act committed to criminal justice reform and signed by President Trump in 2018 – Representative Patterson served his first session as a member of the Texas House Criminal Justice Reform Caucus. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Texas Cybersecurity Council and is a board member of the Texas Conservative Coalition.

Jared Patterson with his wife and kids in the Texas House chamber

Professionally, Jared is the Director of Energy Services at Rapid Power Management, a retail electric brokerage firm headquartered in Carrollton. Jared and his wife Leslie reside in Frisco with their three children, Reagan, Austin, and McKinley and their family dog, Teddy. The Pattersons are members of First Baptist Church of Frisco.