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J. Thomas McElveen, III

Democratic — Senator — District 35
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

J. Thomas McElveen, III represents Senate District 35 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 238 bills.

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Columbia Address:

    508 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6132

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 1377

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend The Honorable Robert W. Hayes, Jr., For His Dedicated Service In The Senate On Behalf Of His Constituents In York County And The Citizens Of South Carolina And To Wish Him Much Success And Happiness In All His Future Endeavors.

  • S 1371

    A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Mr. Fred Sheheen Of Camden, To Honor His Life And Work, And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.

  • S 1372

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate, Recognize, And Honor Ms. Shirley G. Baker For More Than Forty Years Of Dedicated Service To Sumter Senior Services On The Occasion Of Her Retirement.

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  • S 1367

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Belton-Honea Path High School Varsity Baseball Team, Coaches, And School Officials For An Extraordinary Season And To Congratulate Them For Capturing The 2016 South Carolina Class Aaa State Championship Title.

  • S 1351

    A Senate Resolution To Honor And Congratulate Reverend Dr. Michael Ross On The Occasion Of Forty Years Of Christian Ministry And To Wish Him Continued Happiness In His Service To The Congregation And Community Of New Ebenezer Baptist Church.

  • S 1346

    A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name The Bridge And Interchange To Be Constructed At The Proposed Exit 3 Along Interstate Highway 95 In Jasper County The "Senator Clementa C. Pinckney Memorial Bridge And Interchange" In Honor Of This Distinguished Son Of South Carolina And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Location Containing This Designation.

Recent Votes

S 940

motion under Rule 15A

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 920.0
•••No: 3271.0
•••Other: 48.0
H 3945

Motion under 15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1635.0
•••No: 2351.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 940

to adopt the Conference Report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3577.0
•••No: 511.0
•••Other: 511.0
S 940

Motion under Rule15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2351.0
•••No: 1533.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3149

to adopt the Conference Report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3271.0
•••No: 715.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 940

to table the motion under Rule 14 to Carry Over with Senator retaining the floor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2555.0
•••No: 1431.0
•••Other: 613.0
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