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Kevin Eltife Kevin Eltife
Full Name: Kevin P. Eltife

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 10, 2017 84th (1)   83rd (2)   Republican Tyler / Smith Senate President Pro Tempore (84th)   Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood
S 1 Jan 11, 2011 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd (3)   Republican Tyler / Smith   Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood
S 1 Jan 9, 2007 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   80th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood
S 1 Mar 5, 2004 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   78th (4) (5)   Republican Tyler / Smith   Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood
(1) 84th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 6/1/2015. Senate Journal.
(2) 83rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/23/2013, SR 36, pp. 81-82. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 2012 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(4) Kevin Eltife, in special election 2/17/2004, sworn 3/5/2004, succeeded William R. Ratliff, resigned 1/10/2004. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Special Election 1/20/2004 and Special Runoff Election 2/17/2004, State Senate, District 1. 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. Kevin Eltife, 79th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kevin Eltife, 80th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kevin Eltife, 81st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kevin Eltife, 83rd 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    84th R.S. - 2015
    Administration  
    Business and Commerce (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Government Facilities (Co-Chair) 
    Government Facilities, Select (Chair) 
    State Real Property Data Collection, Reporting, and Assessment, Select  
    83rd R.S. - 2013
    Administration (Chair) 
    Business and Commerce (Chair)  
    Determine a Sufficient Balance of the Economic Stabilization Fund, Select  
    Economic Development  
    Finance  
    Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Select Oversight  
    Natural Resources  
    Redistricting, Select  
    Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance, Select  
    82nd R.S. - 2011
    Administration (Chair) 
    Business and Commerce  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Economic Development  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Matters  
    Finance Subcommittee on Medicaid  
    Natural Resources  
    Open Government  
    Redistricting, Select  
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Administration (Chair) 
    Business and Commerce  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Economic Development (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Natural Resources  
    Nominations (Vice Chair) 
    Redistricting, Select  
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Business and Commerce  
    Economic Development, Select  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Property Appraisal and Revenue Caps  
    Natural Resources  
    Nominations (Vice Chair) 
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Business and Commerce  
    Government Organization (Vice Chair) 
    International Relations and Trade  
    Nominations  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Administration  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Health and Human Services  
    International Relations and Trade  
    Nominations  
     

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