Representative Jay Dean

Since 2017, Jay Dean has served as State Representative for House District 7 in East Texas. From when he was elected until 2022, House District 7 included Gregg and Upshur Counties. As of 2023, the district includes Gregg, Harrison, and Marion Counties.

Before serving in the State House, Jay served as Mayor of Longview for a decade and on the Longview City Council for 5 years prior to that. Under his leadership, Forbes Magazine recognized Longview as one of the “best places for business” and it was ranked one of the top 10 U.S. cities for economic growth.

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