Previous Ratings on the YCT Legislature Ratings
- 2021: 67
- 2019: 50
- 2017: 50
- 2015: 51
Prior to his election to the Texas House, Gary VanDeaver was a 33-year rural educator, serving most recently as Superintendent of New Boston Independent School District, in Bowie County. He began his career as a high school vocational agriculture teacher. VanDeaver eventually completed a Doctorate of Educational Administration.