Marti Crow

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Marti Crow
Kansas House of Representatives District 41
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Marti Crow was a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 41st District. She served from 1997-2011.

Crow is an attorney/parter with Crow, Clothier, Bates and Associates. She previously worked as an environmental planning consultant with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and an attorney with the Kansas Department of Revenue. She has a Bachelor's degree from Baker University and J.D. from Washburn Law School.

Prior to her election to the House, Crow served on the USD 453 Board of Education (1983-1996), Leavenworth City Board of Zoning Appeals (1978-1990/1993-1996), and Leavenworth City Planning Commission (1978-1990/1993-1996).[1]

Policy Positions

Crow's official website lists her main issues as Guantanamo detainees, family, health care, and education.[2]

Crow 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?"[3]

  • H 2218 Healthy workplace act; abusive workplace environments. 02/04/2009
  • H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009[4]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Crow served on the following committees:



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crow did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Crow was re-elected to the 41st District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Jana Taylor Goodman (R).[5] Crow raised $25,698 for her campaign, while Goodman raised $5,773.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 41
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMarti Crow (D) 3,718 59.4%
Jana Taylor Goodman (R) 2,532 40.5%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Crow collected $25,698 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas National Education Association $1,000
Life Sciences Fund of the GKC Chamber $1,000
Kansas Contractors Association $900
Kansas Optometric Association $750

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7643


External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 41
Succeeded by
Jana Taylor Goodman (R)