Joe Edwards

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Joe Edwards
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Kansas House of Representatives District 93
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
George F. "Joe" Edwards II is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 93. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation and Public Safety Budget
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Sammy Flaharty was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Joe Edwards was defeated by John Whitmer in the Republican primary. Edwards faces Flaharty in the general election.[1][2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 93 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Whitmer 54.6% 1,124
Joe Edwards Incumbent 45.4% 935
Total Votes 2,059


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Edwards won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 93. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Pamela Frieden (D) and Daniel Thimesch (I) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Edwards 49.2% 4,220
     Independent Daniel Thimesch 31.7% 2,717
     Democratic Sammy Flaharty 19.2% 1,645
Total Votes 8,582

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Edwards is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Edwards raised a total of $19,140 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.[5]

Joe Edwards's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 93 Won $19,140
Grand Total Raised $19,140


Edwards won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Edwards raised a total of $19,140.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Edwards's campaign in 2012
Edwards II, George F & Sally$3,416
Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce$1,000
Road Map PAC Inc$1,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$877
Edwards II, George F & SALLY$670
Total Raised in 2012$19,140
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.[6]


Joe Edwards received a score of 69.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Kerschen (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 93
Succeeded by