|Kansas House of Representatives District 82|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Myers, who has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, worked as a Senior Specialist Engineer at Boeing.
He is a member of the American Legion, Derby Chamber of Commerce, Derby First Christian Church, National Rifle Association, and Veterans for Foreign Wars.
Myers' website lists his legislative accomplishments, these include:
- voted for protection of Marriage Amendment
- worked for limited government
- voted for tougher abortion laws
- voted against large increases in sales, income and property taxes
- voted for additional education support without a tax increase
- Authored and successfully passed English as the official state language bill
Myers 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?"
- H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
- H 2202 Enforcement of laws concerning unlawful immigration. 02/03/2009
- H 2205 Repeal of K.S.A. 76-731a, which grants residency for tuition purposes to certain unlawful immigrants. 02/03/2009
- H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009
- H 6022 Supporting continued development of the Airborne Laser Program and urging the United States Congress to supply the funding necessary for the program. 04/03/2009
While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Myers served on the following committees:
- Energy and Utilities Committee, House of Representatives
- Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee, House of Representatives (Chair)
- Aging and Long Term Care Committee, House of Representatives
- Economic Development and Tourism Committee, House of Representatives
Myers did not run for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Myers was re-elected to the 82nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Anita Hafner (D). Myers raised $23,169 for his campaign, while Hafner raised $5,203.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 82|
|Don Myers (R)||7,000||65.4%|
|Anita Hafner (D)||3,698||34.5%|
In 2008 Myers collected $23,169 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
- Official Website
- Kansas Legislature - Don Myers
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign contributions: 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
|Kansas House of Representatives District 82
| Succeeded by|
Jim Howell (R)
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