Born: October 20, 1961 in Walnut Creek, CA
Children: Bartlett, Sumner, Glynnis Rose
1992-1994: Member, Dublin City Council
1994-2001: Mayor, City of Dublin
2008: Candidate for Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors (Lost; 45%)
2010: Early Primary Candidate for SBOE-01 (Withdrew)
2009-Present: Lobbyist, Platinum Advisors
2011: Candidate for Chair of the California Republican Party (Withdrew)
- FULL HOUSE DROUGHT: The longest period without a floor session that all members attended (all 80 Assemblymembers and all 40 Senators) was 7 years and 11 months between July 10, 2007 and June 1, 2015. Houston was the presiding officer of the Assemby on the last day before that gap.
- Bart Houston is the backup quarterback for the Badgers football team at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2003-04)