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Kevin Jones

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Kevin Jones
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Kansas House of Representatives District 5
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
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 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolWellsville High School
Bachelor'sKansas University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service2004 - 2010
Personal
BirthdayDecember 19, 1974
Place of birthCleveland, Tennessee
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kevin Jones is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Jones earned his B.S. in Sport-Science Pre-Physical Therapy from Kansas University. He served in the United States Army from 2004 to 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Health and Human Services
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security
Education Budget
Pensions and Benefits

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Jones' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "Pro-Life"
  • Excerpt: "Protect the 2nd Amendment"
  • Excerpt: "Preserve Liberty"
  • Excerpt: "Job Creation"
  • Excerpt: "Get Out of Debt"

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 5. Jones ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Bill Feuerborn (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Jones 52.6% 4,901
     Democratic Bill Feuerborn Incumbent 47.4% 4,417
Total Votes 9,318

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $20,178 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[4]

Kevin Jones's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 5 Won $20,178
Grand Total Raised $20,178

2012

Jones won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $20,178.

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

Kevin Jones received a score of 74.0% in the 2013 index.[6]

Personal

Jones and wife, Nicole, have four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Feuerborn (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 5
2013–present
Succeeded by
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