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Kay Wolf

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Kay Wolf
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Kansas State Senate District 7
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
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives District 21
2005-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oklahoma
Personal
BirthdayOctober 8, 1949
Place of birthHumbolt, Tennessee
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kay Wolf is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 7. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2013. She previously served in the Kansas House of Representatives from August 2005 to 2013.

Kay's professional experience includes working as the Director of Client Services for Haren Laughlin Construction.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation, Vice-chair
Ethics, Elections and Local Government
Education

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wolf served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wolf served on the following committees:

Issues

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
  • H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Wolf won the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 7. She defeated David Harvey in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Kyle B. Russell (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay Wolf 53.1% 20,738
     Democratic Kyle B. Russell 46.9% 18,334
Total Votes 39,072
Kansas State Senate, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKay Wolf 57.1% 5,176
David Harvey 42.9% 3,889
Total Votes 9,065

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Wolf won re-election to the 21st District seat against Joe Hoffman (D). Wolf had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngKay Wolf (R) 6,934
Robert McElwain (L) 1,737

2008

On November 4, 2008, Wolf was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Allan Abrams (D) and Robert J. McElwain (L).[5] Wolf raised $39,923 for her campaign, while Abrams raised $0 and McElwain raised $250.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 21
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngKay Wolf (R) 7,669 60.2%
Allan Abrams (D) 4,431 34.8%
Robert J. McElwain (L) 632 4.9%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wolf is available dating back to . Based on available campaign finance records, Wolf raised a total of $327,860 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 3, 2013.[7]

Kay Wolf's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 7 Won $184,279
2010 Kansas State House, District 21 Won $49,718
2008 Kansas State House, District 21 Won $39,923
2006 Kansas State House, District 21 Won $53,940
Grand Total Raised $327,860

2012

Wolf won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Wolf raised a total of $184,279.

2010

Wolf won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Wolf raised a total of $49,718.

2008

Wolf won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Wolf raised a total of $39,923.

2006

Wolf won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Wolf raised a total of $53,940.

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.[8]

2013

Kay Wolf received a score of 39.7% in the 2013 index.[9]

Personal

Wolf and her husband, Steve, have two children. She is member of the Johnson County Library Foundation and sits on the board of directors of Temporary Lodging for Children and Families.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Terrie Huntington (R)
Kansas Senate District 7
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 21
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Barbara Bollier (R)