|Full Name||Kelly Hancock|
|Hometown||North Richland Hills|
|Education||B.B.A., Baylor University|
Kelly Hancock is the Texas State Senator for District 9, first elected in 2012. The district includes portions of Tarrant and Dallas Counties.
He is serving as the chair of the Administration Committee. He also sits on the Finance, Natural Resources & Economic Development and Transportation committees, as well as the Select Committee on Government Facilities. He previously served on the Business & Commerce and Jurisprudence committees.
Before the Senate, he served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives where he advocated for limited government, lower taxes and strong family values.
His legislative focus includes 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, Hancock possesses an extensive business background through his work at Advanced Chemical Logistics, his family-founded company.
Hancock and his wife, Robin, have three children, Chloe, Skylar and Harrison.
Information in this bio was provided by Hancock's office.
Last updated: March 22, 2015.