|Kansas State Senate District 17|
|October 2010 - present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Emporia State University & University of Kansas|
Longbine earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas University. His professional experience includes managing his family's auto dealership.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Longbine served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Financial Institutions and Insurance, Vice-chair|
|• Federal and State Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Longbine served on these committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight|
|• Federal and State Affairs|
|• Financial Institutions and Insurance|
Longbine's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Jobs and Economic Growth
- Excerpt:"In the Senate, Jeff has taken these lessons and applied them as he spearheaded efforts to target good-paying jobs in growing sectors like manufacturing and technology."
- Excerpt:"In the Senate, Jeff fought successfully to restore more than $43 million that had been cut from our local schools, and he worked to protect funding for our early childhood programs, colleges and universities."
- Excerpt:"Jeff supported a plan this year to grant in-state tuition to active duty military and veterans, and he helped improve voting access for our soldiers serving overseas."
- Excerpt:"This year, he spearheaded a plan to create a Budget Stabilization Fund to help the state save for a rainy day and he worked to reduce our local property taxes by $180 million."
- See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012
Longbine won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 17. Longbine defeated James P. Fawcett in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Susan K. Moran (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jeff Longbine Incumbent||60.8%||12,831|
|Democratic||Susan K. Moran||39.2%||8,285|
|Kansas State Senate, District 17 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Jeff Longbine Incumbent||59.6%||3,858|
|James P. Fawcett||40.4%||2,619|
Comprehensive donor information for Longbine is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Longbine raised a total of $214,980 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.
|Jeff Longbine's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State Senate, District 17||$130,755|
|2010||Kansas State Senate, District 17||$84,225|
|Grand Total Raised||$214,980|
2012Longbine won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Longbine raised a total of $130,755.
|Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jeff Longbine's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte||$6,450|
|Kansas National Education Association||$2,200|
|Kansas Livestock Association||$2,000|
|Senate Republican Leadership Cmte of Kansas||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$130,755|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Longbine won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Longbine raised a total of $84,225.
|Kansas State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jeff Longbine's campaign in 2010|
|Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte||$9,236|
|Senate Republican Leadership Cmte of Kansas||$1,000|
|Restore America Inc||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$84,225|
|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.
Jeff Longbine received a score of 50.0% in the 2013 index.
Longbine and his wife, Gwen, have two children.
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- Official campaign website
- Sen. Longbine's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Jeff Longbine on Facebook
- Jeff Longbine on Twitter
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010
- ↑ Kansas Reporter, "Longbine appointed to Kansas Senate," October 13, 2010
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "jefflongbine," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (official)," retrieved July 4, 2012.
- ↑ Kansas Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 Kansas General Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Longbine, Jeff," Accessed June 4, 2013
- ↑ "Kansas Freedom Index"
- ↑ 2013 Kansas Policy Index
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