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Kel Seliger Kel Seliger
Full Name: Kelton Gray "Kel" Seliger

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 8, 2019 85th (1)   84th   Republican Amarillo / Randall Senate President Pro Tempore (85th)   Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Cochran, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Howard, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Loving, Martin, Midland, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler, Winkler, Yoakum
S 31 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2015 83rd (2)   Republican Amarillo / Randall   Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Cochran, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Howard, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Loving, Martin, Midland, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler, Winkler, Yoakum
S 31 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd   81st   Republican Amarillo / Potter   Andrews, Bailey, Cochran, Crane, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Howard, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Martin, Midland, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Yoakum
S 31 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   79th   Republican Amarillo / Potter   Andrews, Bailey, Cochran, Crane, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Howard, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Martin, Midland, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Yoakum
S 31 Mar 2, 2004 - Jan 11, 2005 78th (3) (4)   Republican Amarillo / Potter   Andrews, Bailey, Cochran, Crane, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Howard, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Martin, Midland, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Yoakum
(1) 85th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/10/2017. Senate Journal.
(2) 83rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/23/2013, SR 36, pp. 81-82. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Kel Seliger, in special election 2/17/2004, sworn 3/2/2004, succeeded Teel M. Bivins, resigned 1/12/2004. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Special Election 1/20/2004 and Special Runoff Election 2/17/2004, State Senate, District 31. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 82nd Legislature. Texas Senate.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 79th Legislative Session, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 80th Legislative Session, 2007.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 81st Legislative Session, 2009.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 82nd Legislative Session, 2011.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 83rd Legislative Session, 2013.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 84th Legislature, 2015.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Kel Seliger, 79th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kel Seliger, 80th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kel Seliger, 81st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kel Seliger, 82nd Legislature, Texas Senate
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 78th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 80th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 81st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 82nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 83rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 84th session composite photo of Senate members(Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Governor for a Day, Friday, 2/24/2017. "Seliger Hopes His Legislation Lowers Tuition Costs," 2/25/2017. Midland Reporter-Telegram.
  • Committee Informationtop
    85th R.S. - 2017
    Education  
    Finance  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Natural Resources and Economic Development  
    84th R.S. - 2015
    Business and Commerce  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Government Facilities, Select  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Natural Resources and Economic Development  
    83rd R.S. - 2013
    Education  
    Finance  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Select Oversight (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Open Government  
    Redistricting, Select (Chair) 
    Study Education Policy for a Skilled Workforce (Co-Chair) 
    Study Ethics Laws, Select  
    Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance, Select  
    82nd R.S. - 2011
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Committee to Study Public School Finance System, Interim  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Public Education Funding  
    Finance Subcommittee on Public Safety  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    International Relations and Trade  
    Natural Resources  
    Redistricting, Select (Chair) 
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice (Vice Chair) 
    Education  
    Finance  
    International Relations and Trade (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Redistricting, Select (Chair) 
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Administration  
    Criminal Justice (Vice Chair) 
    International Relations and Trade  
    Natural Resources  
    Operation and Management of the Texas Youth Commission, Select  
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Administration  
    Criminal Justice (Vice Chair) 
    International Relations and Trade  
    Natural Resources  
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice  
    International Relations and Trade  
    Nominations  
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations  
     

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