Senator Jane Nelson
P.O. Box 12068, State Capitol
Austin, Texas 78711
Tel. (512) 463-0112
Fax (512) 463-0923

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2004
Contact: Dave Nelson
(817) 424-3446

SENATOR JANE NELSON'S GOVERNOR FOR A DAY CELEBRATION
A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

On June 2, 2003, members of the Texas Senate elected Senator Jane Nelson, R-Lewisville, as their President Pro Tem. According to the Texas Constitution, the President Pro Tem of the Senate fulfills the duties of lieutenant governor and/or governor if one or both travel outside the state or otherwise vacate their office. As part of the tradition dating back more than 40 years, Senator Nelson will be sworn for one day as Governor of Texas on April 3, 2004.

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