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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 five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 103 bills.

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  • Columbia Address:

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

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 1375

    A Senate Resolution To Honor And Remember The Sacrifice Made By Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter Of The United States Marine Corps, And To Declare June 19, 2014 As "Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter Day" In South Carolina.

  • S 1372

    A Senate Resolution To Honor Dr. Milton Kimpson Of Columbia For His Lifetime Of Community And Public Service And To Congratulate Him On Receiving The 2014 Greater Columbia Community Relations Council Community Service Award.

  • S 1366

    A Concurrent Resolution To Recognize And Commend The University Of South Carolina Sumter "Fire Ants" Baseball Team On An Outstanding Season And To Congratulate Them For Capturing The National Junior College Athletic Association'S Region 10 Championship.

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  • S 1359

    A Senate Resolution To Honor And Commend Virginia Leaman Crocker For Her Distinguished And Dedicated Service To The State Of South Carolina And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.

  • S 1350

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Sumter High School Varsity Baseball Team, Coaches, And School Officials For An Outstanding Season And To Congratulate Them For Winning The 2014 Class Aaaa State Championship Title.

  • S 1356

    A Senate Resolution To Declare That The South Carolina Senate Has No Confidence In Lillian B. Koller'S Leadership Of The Department Of Social Services And That During Her Tenure In Office The Department Has Failed In Its Mission To Provide Protection For Our State'S Abused And Neglected Children.

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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