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Diana Dierks

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Diana Dierks
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Kansas House of Representatives District 71
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday01/13/1944
Place of birthSacramento, California
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Diana Dierks is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 71. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[1][2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiana Dierks 62% 5,619
     Democratic Alan Jilka 38% 3,446
Total Votes 9,065
Kansas House of Representatives, District 71 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiana Dierks 66.9% 2,257
Ronald L. Young 33.1% 1,118
Total Votes 3,375

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Diana Dierks's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 71 Won $13,621
2000 Kansas State Senate, District 35 Defeated $6,005
1996 Kansas State Senate, District 35 Defeated $14,718
Grand Total Raised $34,344

2012

Dierks won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $13,621.

2000

Dierks lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $6,005.

1996

Dierks lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Dierks raised a total of $14,718.

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.[5]

2013

Diana Dierks received a score of 40.0% in the 2013 index.[6]

Personal

Dierks and her husband have four children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Roth (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 71
2013–present
Succeeded by
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