First elected to the Texas Senate in 2012, Kelly Hancock represents Senate District 9, which includes portions of Tarrant and Dallas Counties. He served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives where he advocated for core conservative values of limited government, lower taxes and strong family values.
Kelly currently serves on the Senate Economic Development. Administration, Business & Commerce, Jurisprudence and Transportation committees.
Throughout his legislative career, Kelly has worked to pass voter identification legislation, pro-life legislation, eminent domain legislation, immigration reform legislation and state sovereignty legislation.
Numerous organizations such as the Texas Conservative Coalition and the Texas Heritage Alliance have recognized Senator Hancock for his efforts in promoting fiscal responsibility and conservative values. He was presented the "Legislator of the Year" Award by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association and the "Katie Sherrod Advocacy Award" for advocating for victims of domestic violence.
A graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Business, Senator Hancock possesses an extensive business background through his work at Advanced Chemical Logistics, his family-founded company. His commitment to public service began shortly after the birth of his first child, Chloe, and spent the next 13 years serving on the Birdville ISD School Board.
Kelly and his wife, Robin, have been married 25 years and have three children: Chloe, Skylar and Harrison.