|Kansas House of Representatives District 59|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Finch served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Corrections and Juvenile Justice|
|• Utilities and Telecommunications|
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. Scott James Barnhart was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Blaine Finch defeated Bob Fluke in the Republican primary. Finch defeated Barnhart in the general election.
|Kansas House of Representatives District 59, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Blaine Finch Incumbent||74.3%||5,009|
|Democratic||Scott James Barnhart||25.7%||1,737|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 59 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Blaine Finch Incumbent||64.1%||1,972|
Finch won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 59. Finch defeated District 10 incumbent Terri Lois Gregory in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Caleb Correll (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 59 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Terri Lois Gregory Incumbent||40%||1,574|
Comprehensive donor information for Finch is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Finch raised a total of $16,524 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.
|Blaine Finch's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 59||$16,524|
|Grand Total Raised||$16,524|
2012Finch won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Finch raised a total of $16,524.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Blaine Finch's campaign in 2012|
|Gleason & Doty Chartered||$500|
|Kansas National Education Association||$500|
|Advance America Cash Advance||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$16,524|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2014, Finch was endorsed by the following:
- Kansas Livestock Association
- Kansas State Rifle Association
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.
Blaine Finch received a score of 47.0% in the 2013 index.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Rep. Finch's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Blaine Finch on Facebook
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2014 General (unofficial)," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 5, 2012
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Finch, Blaine," accessed June 19, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
William Prescott (R)
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