Rodney Ellis

Rodney Ellis

Rodney Glenn Ellis (born April 7, 1954) is the state senator for Texas' 13th state senate district. The district contains portions of Harris County, including downtown Houston, and Fort Bend County. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Ellis was elected to the Texas Senate on February 13, 1990, and sworn into office on February 27, 1990. Ellis is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Open Government, which looks at measures to improve transparency and efficiency of state government. He also sits on the Senate State Affairs, Transportation, and Natural Resources Committees. In previous sessions, Ellis chaired the Senate Finance, Jurisprudence, Government Organization, and Intergovernmental Relations Committees.

Ellis serves on the board of the University of Texas School of Law Foundation Board of Trustees, the Council on Foreign Relations, the board of the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation, and the board of Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation. He also chairs the Board of Directors for the Innocence Project, Inc. of New York, and co-chairs the Commission to Engage African Americans on Energy, Climate, and the Environment.

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Rodney Ellis - Election History - 1992
... election, 1992 Senate District 13 Party Candidate Votes % ±% Democratic Rodney Ellis (Incumbent) 135,262 91.41 Libertarian John Persakis 12,713 8.59 Majority 122,549 82.82 Turnout 147,975 ...

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