Gordon Bakken

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Gordon Bakken
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 84
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
BirthdayDecember 11, 1938
ReligionChristian Science
Gordon Bakken is a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 84 of the Kansas House of Representatives.



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Gail Finney was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Ray Racobs was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gordon Bakken is running in the general election as a Libertarian candidate.[1][2]


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bakken ran in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 84 and was defeated by incumbent Gail Finney (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 84, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGail Finney Incumbent 72% 4,749
     Republican Dan Heflin 23.1% 1,522
     Libertarian Gordon Bakken 5% 329
Total Votes 6,600


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bakken was a Libertarian candidate for District 83 of the Kansas House of Representatives. The primary election was on August 3, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010. Bakken's opponents in the November 2 general election were Democratic candidate Sean Amore and Republican candidate Jo Ann Pottorff. According to official results, Pottorff defeated Amore and Bakken with 6,242 votes; Amore received 1,801 votes and Bakken received 507.[5]


Bakken and his wife, Linda, have three children.[6]

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