Don Hineman

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Don Hineman
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Kansas House of Representatives District 118
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas (1969)
Master'sUniversity of Michigan (1970), (1973)
Personal
BirthdayMay 27, 1947
Place of birthKansas
ProfessionFarmer/Rancher
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Don Hineman is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 118. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He previously served as a Lane County Commissioner for 16 years and on the Dighton City Council for 3 years.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Taxation
General Government Budget
Vision 2020

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

On his website Hineman says, "I want to insure that our rural communities continue to be good, safe places to live. We must provide economic opportunity for current residents and for our youth who wish to return. We must insure the availability of affordable health care and strong public school systems."[2]

He 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?"[3]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hineman won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 118. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hineman won re-election to the 118th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. In the August 3rd primary election, Hineman defeated Republican primary opponent Robert Tilford by a margin of 3,478 to 673. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hineman was elected to the 118th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Virginia Beamer.[8] Hineman raised $27,570 for his campaign, while Beamer raised $18,097.[9]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 118
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngDon Hineman (R) 6,112 69.2%
Virginia Beamer 2,716 30.7%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hineman is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Hineman raised a total of $99,970 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.[10]

Don Hineman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 118 Won $27,615
2010 Kansas State House, District 118 Won $44,785
2008 Kansas State House, District 118 Won $27,570
Grand Total Raised $99,970

2012

Hineman won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hineman raised a total of $27,615.

2010

Hineman won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hineman raised a total of $44,785.

2008

Hineman won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hineman raised a total of $27,570.

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.[11]

2013

Don Hineman received a score of 38.0% in the 2013 index.[12]

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Political offices
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Kansas House of Representatives District 118
2009–present
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