|Kansas House of Representatives District 51|
|2003 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Kansas State University|
|Place of birth||Wamego, Kansas|
|Profession||President, Spinnaker, Limited Liability Company|
Burgess, who works as a web developer, has a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Communication from Kansas State University.
He is a board member of the Shawnee County Fair Association and past chair of the Public Relations Society of America Technology Section.
Burgess 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?"
- H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Burgess served on the following committees:
- Energy and Utilities Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Government Efficiency Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, Chair
- Information Technology Committee, Kansas State Legislature
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Burgess served on the following committees:
- Energy and Utilities Committee, House of Representatives
- Transportation Committee, House of Representatives
- Government Efficiency and Fiscal Oversight Committee, House of Representatives (Vice-Chair)
- Information Technology Joint Committee, State Legislature
Burgess ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 53. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by District 56 incumbent Annie Tietze (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Annie Tietze Incumbent||53.6%||5,615|
|Republican||Mike Burgess Incumbent||46.4%||4,853|
Burgess won re-election to the 51st District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. In the August 3rd primary election, Burgess defeated Republican primary opponent Tyler Feeney by a margin of 2,884 to 490. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 51|
|Mike Burgess (R)||9,582||100%|
In 2010, Burgess received $21,160 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Burgess's campaign in 2010|
|Kansas Chamber Of Commerce & Industry||$750|
|Kansas State Farm Insurance||$700|
|Union Pacific Railroad||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$21,160|
IN 2008 Burgess collected $14,958 in donations.
Four of his largest contributors were:
|Kansas Contractors Association||$1,000|
|Kansas State Fire Fighters||$500|
|Northeast Kansas Building & Construction Trades Council||$500|
Burgess has a wife, Megan.
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- PARTY LINE: Vin'tij hosts Symphony of Flavors - Walton Sun
- Obama seeks to shift focus to economic progress - Kansas City Star
- Is a budget deal within reach TREY RADEL CHARGED WITH COCAINE ... - Politico
- Greyhound round-up - Irish Independent
- Few Senate Republicans want Kathleen Sebelius out - Politico
- Mike Burgess's Official Website
- Kansas Legislature - Mike Burgess
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Kansas Votes profile
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign contributions: 1998,2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
- Mike Burgess on Facebook
- Mike Burgess on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Mike Burgess Biography
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Burgess Issue Positions
- Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 16, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010
- 2008 Kansas Election Results
- Kansas House of Representatives, 2008 Money Raised
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
|Kansas House of Representatives District 51
| Succeeded by|
Ron Highland (R)
State of Kansas
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