Mark E. Hutton

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Mark E. Hutton
Mark Hutton.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 105
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 2
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sKansas State University (1977)
Office website
Mark E. Hutton is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 105. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hutton earned his B.S. in Construction Science and Management from Kansas State University. His professional experience includes owning and operating his own construction company.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hutton served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development, Chair
State Building Construction


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


Campaign themes


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


  • Excerpt: "Our tax policy has contributed to years of weak performance, which is why income and property taxes must be lowered to competitive levels."

State Spending

  • Excerpt: "State government is too large and inefficient. We must demand efficiency and control spending growth."


  • Excerpt: "Education funding must be consistent and predictable, but we must maximize dollars to the classroom and insist on accountability for spending and outcomes."

Family Values

  • Excerpt: "Pro-life, pro-traditional marriage conservative."

Second Amendment

  • Excerpt: "Americans have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Local, state and federal governments should never infringe on that right."



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. Sherry Livingston was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Mark E. Hutton was unopposed in the Republican primary. Hutton defeated Livingston in the general election.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives District 105, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark E. Hutton Incumbent 61.1% 3,705
     Democratic Sherry Livingston 38.9% 2,355
Total Votes 6,060


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hutton won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 105. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Liz Hicks (D) and Randall Batson (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 105, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Hutton Incumbent 55.8% 4,468
     Democratic Liz Hicks 39.2% 3,142
     Libertarian Randall Batson 5% 404
Total Votes 8,014

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hutton is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hutton raised a total of $37,126 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.[6]

Mark E. Hutton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 100 Won $37,126
Grand Total Raised $37,126


Hutton won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hutton raised a total of $37,126.


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]


Mark E. Hutton received a score of 66.0% in the 2013 index.[8]


Hutton and his wife Mary have two children.[1]

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Preceded by
Gene Suellentrop (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 105
Succeeded by