With Senate election, East Texas’ Eltife 3rd in line for governorship

With Senate election, East Texas' Eltife 3rd in line for governorship

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State senators in Austin hailed state Sen. Kevin Eltife as their president pro tempore Monday in one of their final actions of the 84th Legislative Session.

The president pro tempore assumes the duties of the lieutenant governor in that office holder’s absence or disability. Lieutenant governors spend much of the time between legislative sessions naming interim committees and assigning them topics to probe in preparation for the next session in Austin.

The seat also is third in line to ……….. read more here.

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