Marc Rhoades

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Marc Rhoades
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Kansas House of Representatives District 72
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Marc Rhoades is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 72. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair
Legislative Budget, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

Rhoades refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[1]

  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
  • H 2276 Healthy marriages and strong families grant program based on the temporary assistance for needy family block grant. 02/11/2009[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Sannie Overly ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Dwaine Curran ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Overly defeated Curran in the general election.[3][4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 72 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSannie Overly Incumbent 64.9% 8,846
     Republican Dwaine Curran 35.1% 4,794
Total Votes 13,640

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rhoades won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 72. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Glenda Reynolds (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7][8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 72, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Rhoades Incumbent 59.6% 5,417
     Democratic Glenda Reynolds 40.4% 3,679
Total Votes 9,096

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rhoades won re-election to the 72nd District seat against Amy L. Schumacher (D). Rhoades had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[9]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 72 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Rhoades (R) 4,427
Amy L. Schumacher (D) 2,680

2008

On November 4, 2008, Rhoades was re-elected to the 72nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Tom Adrian (D).[10] Rhoades raised $46,329 for his campaign, while Adrian raised $33,515.[11]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 72
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Rhoades (R) 4,875 50.2%
Tom Adrian (D) 4,835 49.7%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rhoades is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Rhoades raised a total of $164,932 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[12]

Marc Rhoades's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 72 Won $61,198
2010 Kansas State House, District 72 Won $45,773
2008 Kansas State House, District 72 Won $46,329
2006 Kansas State House, District 72 Won $11,632
Grand Total Raised $164,932

2012

Rhoades won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rhoades raised a total of $61,198.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marc Rhoades's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas$1,250
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,110
Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce$1,000
Kansas Optometric Association$1,000
Cox Communications$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$61,198
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Rhoades won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rhoades raised a total of $45,773.

2008

Rhoades won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Rhoades raised a total of $46,329.

2006

Rhoades won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Rhoades raised a total of $11,632.

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.[13]

2013

Marc Rhoades received a score of 78.0% in the 2013 index.[14]

Personal

Rhoades has a wife, Denise.[15]

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Political offices
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Kansas House of Representatives District 72
2007–present
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