Arthena Easterwood

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Arthena Easterwood
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Former candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives, District 16
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Master'sUniversity of Phoenix
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Campaign website
Arthena Easterwood was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 16 of the Kansas House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


In 2014, Easterwood's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • On Economic Opportunities and Growth
  • Excerpt: "Encourage job creation and economic development. As the recession starts to turn around we need to continue on a path toward prosperity and ensure job and business opportunities for all Kansans."
  • For The Best Public Schools in the Nation
  • Excerpt: "Ensure that our excellent public schools receive adequate funding and that our children continue to receive the knowledge and tools necessary to become active, productive citizens of the 21st century."
  • On Cheap Energy and a Clean Environment
  • Excerpt: "Protect our environment and develop new energy projects. Kansas is the second windiest state in the country. We need to harness that potential to produce clean energy, which in turn will create new jobs."
  • For A Better Health Care System for Everyone
  • Excerpt: "Find ways to reduce the cost of health care to make it more accessible and affordable for all Kansans, while paying special attention to the needs of our seniors and our children."
  • On Keeping Our Moral Covenant
  • Excerpt: "Defend the most vulnerable of our population by funding necessary social services that are vital to so many disabled Kansans and ensure they receive the care, treatment, and dignity they deserve."



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held 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. Grosserode defeated McGuire in the general election.[1][2]

Kansas House of Representatives District 16, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Grosserode Incumbent 53.6% 4,680
     Democratic Don McGuire 46.4% 4,048
Total Votes 8,728

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

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