|Kansas House of Representatives District 25|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Shawnee Mission East|
|Bachelor's||University of Kansas (1986)|
Rooker earned her B.F.A. from the University of Kansas. Her professional experience includes working as Director of Development Malpaso Productions.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rooker served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Children and Seniors|
|• Vision 2020|
Rooker's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"I believe that our school finance formula used to distribute funds statewide could be better. Yet regardless of how the pie is sliced, if the pie is too small, most everyone will go hungry."
- Excerpt:"The creation of an environment which fosters growth, requires an educated workforce, to generate strong, healthy, and safe communities."
- Excerpt:"In Topeka, I will oppose efforts to push unfunded mandates down to our cities, county, and school districts."
Rooker won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 25. Rooker defeated Stephen Foster and Bill Griffith in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Megan England (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Rooker is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rooker raised a total of $31,142 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.
|Melissa Rooker's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 25||$31,142|
|Grand Total Raised||$31,142|
2012Rooker won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rooker raised a total of $31,142.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Melissa Rooker's campaign in 2012|
|Fischer, David & Jennifer||$1,000|
|Brown, Phil & Peedee||$1,000|
|Brown, Phil & Peedee||$1,000|
|Brown, David & Lisa||$1,000|
|Hallmark Global Services||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$31,142|
|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.
Melissa Rooker received a score of 38.0% in the 2013 index.
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
Rooker and her husband Tom have two children.
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- "melissarooker," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (unofficial)," retrieved June 19, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 Kansas General Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Rooker, Melissa," Accessed June 12, 2013
- "Kansas Freedom Index"
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Barbara Bollier (R)
|Kansas House Of Representatives District 25
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