Jacob LaTurner

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Jacob LaTurner
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Kansas State Senate District 13
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 2
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Jacob LaTurner is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Public Health and Welfare
Federal and State Affairs



See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

LaTurner won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 13. La Turner defeated incumbent Bob Marshall in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Gene Garman (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJacob LaTurner 60.6% 16,621
     Democratic Gene Garman 39.4% 10,805
Total Votes 27,426
Kansas State Senate, District 13 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob LaTurner 57.3% 3,857
Bob Marshall Incumbent 42.7% 2,879
Total Votes 6,736

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for LaTurner is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, LaTurner raised a total of $123,645 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.[4]

Jacob LaTurner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 13 Won $100,945
2008 Kansas State Senate, District 13 Defeated $22,700
Grand Total Raised $123,645


LaTurner won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, LaTurner raised a total of $100,945.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jacob LaTurner's campaign in 2012
Jacob Laturner$5,124
Crossland Construction Co$3,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$2,398
Crossland, Ivan E & Betty Lou$2,000
Koch Industries$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$100,945
Source:Follow the Money


LaTurner lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, LaTurner raised a total of $22,700.


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.[5]


Jacob LaTurner received a score of 62.1% in the 2013 index.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Marshall (R)
Kansas State Senate District 13
Succeeded by