|Kansas State Senate District 11|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Melcher served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Ways and Means|
|• Assessment and Taxation|
- See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012
Melcher won the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 11. Melcher defeated House incumbent Pat Colloton in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Michael F. Delaney (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Michael F. Delaney||37.2%||13,985|
|Kansas State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Melcher is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Melcher raised a total of $142,640 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.
|Jeff Melcher's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State Senate, District 11||$142,640|
|Grand Total Raised||$142,640|
2012Melcher won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Melcher raised a total of $142,640.
|Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jeff Melcher's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$2,818|
|Crossland Construction Co||$2,100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$142,640|
|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 Melcher received a score of 75.9% in the 2013 index.
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- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (unofficial)," accessed July 16, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Melcher, Jeff," accessed June 4, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
John Vratil (R)
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