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Texas state Sen. Kel Seliger, a Republican willing to buck his party leadership, will not seek reelection

Seliger has served in the Senate since 2005 and led the higher education committee. He was seen as a champion of public education and local control but was derided as too soft on social conservative issues near the end of his tenure.

State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, speaks to his colleague on the Senate Floor on April 12, 2021.

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Higher education Politics Public education State government Dan Patrick Kel Seliger Texas Senate