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Jeff Melcher

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Jeff Melcher
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Kansas State Senate District 11
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Melcher is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Ways and Means
Assessment and Taxation
Education

Elections

2012

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.[1][2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Melcher 62.8% 23,565
     Democratic Michael F. Delaney 37.2% 13,985
Total Votes 37,550
Kansas State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Melcher 59.4% 5,479
Pat Colloton 40.6% 3,748
Total Votes 9,227

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Jeff Melcher's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 11 Won $142,640
Grand Total Raised $142,640

2012

Melcher won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Melcher raised a total of $142,640.

Scorecards

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]

2013

Jeff Melcher received a score of 75.9% in the 2013 index.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Vratil (R)
Kansas State Senate District 11
2013–present
Succeeded by
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