Craig Estes

Craig Estes REPRepublican

American politician in Texas (born 1953)

Profile Photo
Craig EstesREPRepublican American politician in Texas (born 1953)
69
Years of Age
18
Years of Experience
TXResidence (state)

Craig Linton Estes (born August 20, 1953) is an American businessman and former Republican member of the Texas Senate for the 30th District. He served on the Health and Human Services, Nominations, and State Affairs Committees, and was the chairman of the Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee. He also served as the President Pro Tempore of the Texas Senate for the 83rd interim session.Estes was defeated by challenger Pat Fallon in the Republican primary election held on March 6, 2018.

Voterly's Issue Scores  (1 - 3 of 3)

Below lists the position this politician has taken on a political issue. The star rating represents the politician's prioritization and action on the issue based on data collected by relevant interest groups. Select an issue to view a more in-depth explanation of each rating.

How Voterly Calculates issue scores

Special Interest Group Ratings

Interest Groups That SUPPORT
Rating
Interest Groups That OPPOSE
Rating
Average Score

Disclaimer: A special interest group's positions on issues are gathered from various reputable sources including the organization's website, social media accounts, press releases, and other public communications. Special interest group politician ratings are provided by VoteSmart.org. Positions and ratings are subject to change and we may experience delays, interruptions, or errors, as a result. If you believe this information is inaccurate, please submit a problem report. Submit Report.

0 / 3
Education5 - 5 of 3
Harvard Business School
Graduate Owner/President/Manager Program
1993
Oral Roberts University
BS Business Administration
1977
Colorado Mountain College
Attended
1973
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Senator
Texas State Senate
2001 - 2019
Chair
Board of Directors, Estes, Incorporated
Chief Executive Officer
Estes, Incorporated
Other Experience1 - 26 of 26
Member
Board of International Directors, Young Presidents Organization
1996 - Current
Chair
Young Presidents Organization, West Texas Chapter
1994 - 1996
President
Texas Agricultural Chemicals Association
1989
Board Member
Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute
Elder
First Presbyterian Church, present
Member
Southern States Biobased Alliance
Member
Bioenergy Policy Council
Member
Western States Water Council
Member
Young Life of Wichita Falls
Member
Wichita Falls Rotary Club, present
Member
Wichita Falls Faith Mission, present
Member
Wichita Falls Boys & Girls Club, present
Co-Chair
Economic Development Task Force
Former Member
Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Select Redistricting Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Articles VI and VII, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Public Education Funding, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Public Safety, Texas State Senate
Member
Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, South Legislative Conference, Council for State Governments
Member
Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference for State Legislatures
Former Chair
Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Nominations Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Health and Human Services Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Business and Commerce Committee, Texas State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole Senate, Texas State Senate
Former Member
State Affairs Committee, Texas State Senate