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Seliger Elected President Pro-Tempore of the Texas Senate

Senator Kel Seliger, of Amarillo, was elected as president pro tempore of the Texas Senate, today.

Seliger was nominated for the position by Senator Jane Nelson. Seliger's nomination was also seconded by Republican Senators Charles Perry and Craig Estes and Democratic Senators Kirk Watson and Judith Zaffirini.

Seliger's new role is a ceremonial position that puts him second in line for the Governorship of Texas.

Photo by KFYO

Photo by KFYO

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