|Kansas House of Representatives District 71|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Date of birth||01/13/1944|
|Place of birth||Sacramento, California|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dierks served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Veterans, Military and Homeland Security|
Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Jonathan Shell ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Dierks won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 71. She defeated Ronald L. Young in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Alan Jilka (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 71 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ronald L. Young||33.1%||1,118|
Comprehensive donor information for Dierks is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Dierks raised a total of $34,344 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.
|Diana Dierks's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 71||$13,621|
|2000||Kansas State Senate, District 35||$6,005|
|1996||Kansas State Senate, District 35||$14,718|
|Grand Total Raised||$34,344|
2012Dierks won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $13,621.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diana Dierks's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Advance America Cash Advance||$700|
|Heavy Constructors Association||$600|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$13,621|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2000Dierks lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $6,005.
|Kansas State Senate 2000 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diana Dierks's campaign in 2000|
|Kansas National Education Association||$1,000|
|Senate Democratic Cmte of Kansas||$1,000|
|Mcpherson County Democratic Central Cmte||$700|
|Total Raised in 2000||$6,005|
|Source:Follow the Money|
1996Dierks lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $14,718.
|Kansas State Senate 1996 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diana Dierks's campaign in 1996|
|Dierks, Diana K||$2,226|
|Demo Senatorial Campaign Cmte||$2,000|
|Kansas National Education Association||$2,000|
|Senate Victory Fund||$800|
|Total Raised in 1996||$14,718|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
Diana Dierks received a score of 40.0% in the 2013 index.
Dierks and her husband have four children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Rep. Dierks' website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2000, 1996
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings with the Office of the Secretary of State," accessed October 29, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2014 Primary Election Results," accessed October 29, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2014 General Election Results," accessed December 5, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 9, 2012
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Dierks, Diana," accessed June 20, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
Charles Roth (R)
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