Annie Kuether

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Annie Kuether
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Kansas House of Representatives District 55
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1952
Place of birthWebster Groves, Missouri
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Annie Kuether is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 55. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Energy and Environment
Utilities and Telecommunications
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kuether served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kuether served on the following committees:

Issues

Position policy

Kuether refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[1]

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009[2]

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. Incumbent Annie Kuether was unopposed in the Democratic primary. James Lord was unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kuether won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 55. She ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Becky Nioce (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnnie Kuether Incumbent 59.8% 5,257
     Republican Becky Nioce 40.2% 3,534
Total Votes 8,791

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kuether won re-election to the 55th District seat against Bruce Williamson (R). Kuether had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 55 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnnie Kuether (D) 3,168
Bruce G. Williamson (R) 2,209

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kuether was re-elected to the 55th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Jason "Jake" Fisher (R).[7] Kuether raised $50,060 for her campaign, while Fisher raised $11,502.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngAnnie Kuether (D) 5,451 66.4%
Jason "Jake" Fisher (R) 2,757 33.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kuether is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Kuether raised a total of $302,827 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[9]

Annie Kuether's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $43,776
2010 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $35,130
2008 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $50,060
2006 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $37,027
2004 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $22,518
2002 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $17,575
2000 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $28,881
1998 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $43,597
1996 Kansas State House, District 55 Won $24,263
Grand Total Raised $302,827

2012

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $43,776.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Annie Kuether's campaign in 2012
Kansas National Education Association$1,000
Sita-Rtmc Independent Telephone Co$1,000
Westar Energy$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$750
Kansas Optometric Association$700
Total Raised in 2012$43,776
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $35,130.

2008

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $50,060.

2006

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $37,027.

2004

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $22,518.

2002

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $17,575.

2000

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $28,881.

1998

Kuether won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $43,597.

1996

Kuether won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Kuether raised a total of $24,263.

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

Annie Kuether received a score of 35.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

Personal

Keuther is widowed and has two children.[12]

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