Ken Corbet

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Ken Corbet
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Kansas House of Representatives District 54
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
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolAuburn High School
Bachelor'sBaker University
Office website

Ken Corbet is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development
Federal and State Affairs


Campaign themes

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


  • Excerpt: "Ken Corbet will get government out of the way so Kansan's ecomony will grow again. Kansas ranks 27th worst in the nation for Personal Income Tax Rates, this needs to be fixed if we want business to move to Kansas."

2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt: "As a life-long hunter, Ken is an ardent defender of the Second Amendment."


  • Excerpt: "Ken believes that life starts at the moment of conception."



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. Ty Dragoo was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dick Jones was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jones defeated Dragoo in the general election.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives District 52, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDick Jones 59.7% 6,114
     Democratic Ty Dragoo 40.3% 4,128
Total Votes 10,242


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Corbet won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 52. Corbet defeated Debbi Childers and Dana Webber in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Ann Mah (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKen Corbet 50.1% 5,394
     Democratic Ann Mah Incumbent 49.9% 5,373
Total Votes 10,767
Kansas House of Representatives, District 54 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKen Corbet 50.9% 1,406
Debbi Childers 29.3% 808
Dana Webber 19.8% 547
Total Votes 2,761

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Corbet is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Corbet raised a total of $35,661 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[6]

Ken Corbet's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 50 Won $35,661
Grand Total Raised $35,661


Corbet won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Corbet raised a total of $35,661.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ken Corbet's campaign in 2012
Corbet, Ken$1,237
Kansas Chamber Of Commerce & Industry$1,078
Kansas Livestock Association$1,000
Koch Industries$1,000
Shawnee County Republican Party$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$35,661
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]


Ken Corbet received a score of 76.0% in the 2013 index.[8]


Corbet and his wife, Bev, have two children. Corbet founded the Kansas Sport Hunting Association, and is currently on the Dean's Advisory Council at the Kansas State University School of Agriculture.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joe Patton (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 54
Succeeded by