Amanda Grosserode

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Amanda Grosserode
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Kansas House of Representatives District 16
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State College
Associate'sNebraska Christian College
Personal
Birthday1975
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Amanda Grosserode is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Grosserode earned her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Wayne State College.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Grosserode served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Education Budget, Vice-chair
Appropriations
Education

2011-2012

Grosserode served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

Issues

Protests

Grosserode led an anti-stimulus demonstration against Democratic Rep. Dennis Moore in Overland Park, Kansas on Saturday, February 21, 2009. 750 people attended the protest.[2]

Grosserode, a home-schooling mom, said she was "fed up" with the spending in Washington. "My husband and I were feeling frustrated that the stimulus had passed with very little debate and no one had read it. I said, 'We need to do something'."[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Don McGuire defeated Arthena Easterwood in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Amanda Grosserode defeated Jameia Haines and Ray Marshall in the Republican primary.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 16 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon McGuire 78.2% 569
Arthena Easterwood 21.8% 159
Total Votes 728
Kansas House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Grosserode Incumbent 55.3% 1,552
Jameia Haines 34.8% 977
Ray Marshall 9.9% 279
Total Votes 2,808

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Grosserode won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 16. She ran unopposed in the August 7 primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grosserode defeated incumbent Gene Rardin (D) in the November 2 general election.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 16 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Grosserode (R) 4,266
Gene Rardin (D) 3,530

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Grosserode is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Grosserode raised a total of $58,656 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[9]

Amanda Grosserode's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 16 Won $25,993
2010 Kansas State House, District 16 Won $32,663
Grand Total Raised $58,656

2012

Grosserode won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Grosserode raised a total of $25,993.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Amanda Grosserode's campaign in 2012
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,192
Koch Industries$1,000
Ash Grove Cement$1,000
Hospital Corp of America$750
Kansas Medical Society$750
Total Raised in 2012$25,993
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Grosserode won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Grosserode raised a total of $32,663.

Scorecards

Kansas Freedom Index

The Kansas Policy Institute, Kansas’s "first free market think tank," releases its legislator scorecard as a part of its Kansas Freedom Index for Kansas state representatives and senators once a year. The Score Card gives each legislator a score from 1%-100% based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on specific issues which the Kansas Policy Institute thought were pro-limited government policies.[10]

2013

Amanda Grosserode received a score of 88.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

Personal

Grosserode and her husband, Chad, have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gene Rardin (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 16
2011–present
Succeeded by
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