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Senator Craig Estes: District 30
Craig Estes

Occupation: Businessman

Education: Oral Roberts University, B.S., business administration, 1977; Graduate, Harvard Business School Owner President Manager Program, 1993

Legislative Experience: Senate Member: 2001 - present

Hometown: Wichita Falls

Party: Republican

Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) represents the 30th Senatorial District located in North Texas and was first elected to the Texas Senate in a 2001 Special Election. The Texas Senate elected him president pro tempore during the 83rd Interim.

Senator Estes currently serves as the Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee and as a member of the Senate Committees on State Affairs, Business and Commerce, and Nominations.

A life-long conservative, Senator Estes is committed to promoting the conservative principles he shares with his constituents in his role as a legislator. Since his election to the Texas Senate, he continually works to cut spending, reduce unnecessary government regulation, promote economic freedom, protect innocent human life, and protect the constitutional right to bear arms.

Senator Estes received commendation from a variety of groups for his conservative leadership. He is a strong advocate of private property rights and the only member of the Texas Legislature to have received the Texas State Rifle Association's highest award following the last two legislative sessions.

Senator Estes was born in Wichita Falls, and represents the fifth generation of his family to call North Texas home. He is a man of faith, an avid outdoorsman, and an active member of the Wichita Falls community. He and his wife Jennifer have been married for over 39 years and have three adult children and seven grandchildren

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Office Information

Capitol Address District Address
The Honorable Craig Estes
P.O. Box 12068
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711

(512) 463-0130 (TEL)
(512) 463-8874 (FAX)
2525 Kell Blvd., Suite 302
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

(940) 689-0191 (TEL)