Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Grapevine, Texas –

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, was re-elected to the Texas Senate representing District 12 which overlaps portions of Denton and Tarrant Counties. Partial results show Nelson winning with 62% of the vote.

"I am grateful to have earned the continued support of my community by listening, working hard and getting the job done," Nelson said. "Together we will defeat the coronavirus, get Texans safely back to work and our children back into the classroom."

A businesswoman and former teacher, Nelson is chair of the Texas Senate Finance Committee and is the first woman to ever chair this committee. She was elected to the State Senate in 1992 after two terms on the State Board of Education.  

She authored legislation that created the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, and last session passed sweeping reforms to improve our state's delivery of mental health services for children. Nelson has also authored and passed significant legislation to combat human trafficking, lower property taxes, improve pay and benefits for teachers, and has championed issues for small businesses.  

Nelson is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She and her husband Mike have five children and 12 grandchildren.

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