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J. Thomas McElveen, III

Democratic — Senator — District 35
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016
  • 2017-2018

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 293 bills.

  • Capitol Office:

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

    P. O. Box 57Sumter 29151
    Phone: 803-778-0597

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 851

    A Senate Resolution To Honor South Carolina State Trooper Joseph Ragazzo For Risking His Safety So That Others May Remain Safe And To Wish Him A Speedy Recovery From Injuries Sustained In The Line Of Duty.

  • S 853

    A Senate Resolution To Honor And Remember The Incomparable Life Of Former South Carolina Chief Justice Ernest Adolphus Finney, Jr., And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family.

  • S 747

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Harvin E. Brock Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement From The South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources, To Commend Him For His Thirty-Seven Years Of Distinguished Public Service To The State Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Continued Success In All His Future Endeavors.

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  • S 706

    A Concurrent Resolution To Thank Orangeburg Native And Attorney Jaime R. Harrison For His Four Years Of Service As South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman And To Wish Him The Best In All His Future Endeavors.

  • S 705

    A Concurrent Resolution To Honor And Commend Trav Robertson On His Election As Chair Of The South Carolina Democratic Party.

  • S 703

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Mary Kidd Of Longview, Texas On The Occasion Of Her Seventieth Birthday, And To Wish Her A Joyous Birthday Celebration And Many Years Of Continued Health And Happiness.

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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