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Edwin H. Bideau III

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Edwin H. Bideau III
Ed Bideau.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 9
Former Member
In office
January 14, 2013 - September 5, 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Edwin H. Bideau III was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 9 from January 14, 2013, to September 5, 2013. He passed away from a brain aneurysm.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Health and Human Services
Vision 2020



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bideau won in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 9. Bideau defeated Judy Brigham and Bud Sifers in the August 7 Republican primary and ran unopposed the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEdwin H. Bideau III 56.1% 2,048
Bud Sifers 25.5% 932
Judy Brigham 18.4% 672
Total Votes 3,652

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bideau is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bideau raised a total of $30,444 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[5]

Edwin H. Bideau III's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 9 Won $30,444
Grand Total Raised $30,444


Bideau won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bideau raised a total of $30,444.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edwin H. Bideau III's campaign in 2012
Kansas Medical Society$750
Kansas State Farm Insurance Agents$650
Mclaren, Tom & Marge$500
Kansas National Education Asso PAC$500
Kansas Contractors Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$30,444
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.[6]


Edwin H. Bideau III received a score of 56.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Otto (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 9
January 2013-September 2013
Succeeded by
Kent Thompson (R)