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Janet Mitchell

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Janet Mitchell
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 56
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sWashburn University
Master'sUniversity of Kansas
Personal
ProfessionSchool Counselor
Websites
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Janet Mitchell was a 2012 Republican candidate for the District 56 seat in the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012.

Mitchell has worked as a school counselor for 16 years. She attended the University of Kansas, receiving a Master's degree in Elementary Counseling.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Mitchell's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Encourage Family Values

  • Excerpt: "Janet is Pro-Family and Pro-Life, from conception to natural death."

Protect Individual Healthcare Freedom

  • Excerpt: "We should be looking towards tort reform and insurance reform, not forcing our citizens to buy a product and facilitate practices that are ethically reprehensible to them."

Create Jobs, Reduce Taxes

  • Excerpt: "Kansas has great talent that is "courted and exported" by no income-tax states. Let's keep our kids in Kansas by keeping our jobs in Kansas."

Prioritize Government

  • Excerpt: "Kansas needs to preserve its autonomy. DC has eroded our state sovereignty using "strings attached" earmarks and grants. Kansas cannot afford an inflated government."

Protect Second Amendment Rights

  • Excerpt: "You have a right to own and bear arms. I'll make sure your constitutional rights are protected."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Mitchell ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 56. Mitchell defeated LaVern Abney in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by Virgil Weigel (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVirgil Weigel 51.9% 4,989
     Republican Janet Mitchell 48.1% 4,628
Total Votes 9,617
Kansas House of Representatives, District 56 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Mitchell 79.9% 1,946
LaVern Abney 20.1% 489
Total Votes 2,435

Personal

Mitchell has two children.[1]

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