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Sen. Jane Nelson (R)

TX Senator (Texas Senate)

Entered Office: 01-1993
Term Ends: 01-2017
District: 12

General Information

Profession: Businesswoman
Home Town: Flower Mound
Birthdate: 10-05-1951
Spouse: J. Michael

Personal Information

BS-University of North Texas


Senator Jane Nelson is a former public school teacher who represents Senate District 12, encompassing parts of Tarrant and Denton counties. She joined the Senate in 1992 after two terms on the State Board of Education in which she led the fight to correct more than 5,000 factual errors in school textbooks

Office Information

Dist. 12 - Denton (83%), Tarrant (15%)


Finance-Chair; State Affairs

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0112
Capitol Fax: (512) 463-0923
District Map
Contact via Email

1235 South Main St.
Suite 280
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 424-3446
Fax: (817) 488-6648


OfficeOffice Holder(512) Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Dave Nelson 463-0112 / 463-0923
Scheduling Coordinator Elizabeth Rice
Legislative Director Travis Broussard

Other Offices Held

Chair, Senate Finance Committee (Legislative Budget Board)
Chair (Sunset Advisory Commission)
Member, Chair, Senate Finance Committee (Auditor's Office, State)

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