John Bradford

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John Bradford
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Kansas House of Representatives District 40
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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Office website
John Bradford is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 40. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Bradford served as an officer in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security
Social Services Budget


Campaign themes

Bradford's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Limited Government Pro Life Pro 2nd Amendment Balanced State Budget Quality Education



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Linda Johnson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent John Bradford was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bradford defeated Johnson in the general election.[2][3]


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bradford won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 40. Bradford defeated Janette Holdeman in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Linda Johnson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 40, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Bradford 51.1% 4,121
     Democratic Linda Johnson 48.9% 3,939
Total Votes 8,060
Kansas House of Representatives, District 40 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Bradford 60.2% 887
Janette Holdeman 39.8% 586
Total Votes 1,473

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bradford is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bradford raised a total of $21,102 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[6]

John Bradford's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 40 Won $21,102
Grand Total Raised $21,102


Bradford won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bradford raised a total of $21,102.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Bradford's campaign in 2012
Bradford, John$8,500
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,078
Leavenworth Republican Central Cmte$500
Kansas Citizens For Life Liberty & Property$500
Free State PAC$500
Total Raised in 2012$21,102
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.[7]


John Bradford received a score of 66.0% in the 2013 index.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Melanie Meier (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 40
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