Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee, Kansas State Senate

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The Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee is a former standing committee of the Kansas State Senate. This committee met during the 2013-2014 session by combining the Ethics and Elections and Local Government committees, which returned to separate proceedings in 2015.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kansas State Senate are assigned by the Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee. The committee is composed of the President of the Senate, the Majority Leader, Vice President of the Senate and six other members of the senate selected by the majority party.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

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The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Ethics, Elections and Local Government Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (7)
Oletha Faust-GoudeauDennis Pyle, Chair
David HaleyMitch Holmes, Vice chair
Steve Fitzgerald
Garrett Love
Michael O'Donnell
Greg Smith
Kay Wolf

External links


  1. Kansas State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 7)
  2. Information submitted by Kansas Legislative Administrative Services via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 23, 2014.
  3. Kansas State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)