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Pat Apple

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Pat Apple
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Kansas State Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
2005 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, District Four, Miami County, Kansas
2003 – 2005
Member At-Large, Board of Education, Unified School District 416
1991 – 2003
Education
OtherKansas City Missouri Vocational-Technical (1981)
Personal
ProfessionCo-Owner, Apple Electric
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Pat Apple is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Apple served as a Miami County Commissioner from 2003 to 2005.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Utilities, Chair
Commerce
Assessment and Taxation
Organization, Calendar and Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Apple served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Apple served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Apple won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 37. Apple defeated Daniel B. Campbell and House incumbent Charlotte O'Hara in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kansas State Senate, District 37 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Apple Incumbent 64.6% 4,751
Charlotte O'Hara 29.4% 2,165
Daniel B. Campbell 6% 441
Total Votes 7,357

2008

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Apple was re-elected to the 12th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Andrew Rickel (D).[3] Apple raised $69,552 for his campaign, while Rickel raised $1,886.[4]

Kansas State Senate, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngPat Apple (R) 22,614 71.4%
Andrew Rickel (D) 9,029 28.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Apple is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Apple raised a total of $295,627 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[5]

Pat Apple's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 37 Won $107,626
2010 Kansas State Senate, District 12 Won $19,153
2008 Kansas State Senate, District 12 Won $69,552
2006 Kansas State Senate, District 12 Won $26,701
2004 Kansas State Senate, District 12 Won $72,595
Grand Total Raised $295,627

2012

Apple won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Apple raised a total of $107,626.

2010

Apple won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Apple raised a total of $19,153.

2008

Apple won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Apple raised a total of $69,552.

2006

Apple won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Apple raised a total of $26,701.

2004

Apple won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Apple raised a total of $72,595.

Scorecards

Kansas Economic Freedom Index

The Kansas Economic Freedom Index is a project of Bob Weeks, creator of the blog Voice For Liberty in Wichita. The purpose of the Index "is to identify Kansas legislators who vote in favor of economic freedom — and those who don’t."[6] Legislators receive a rating from 0-100 percent based on their votes on bills promoting economic freedom.

2010

Pat Apple received a rating of 69% on the 2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index.[7]

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.[8]

2013

Pat Apple received a score of 66.4% in the 2013 index.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ray Merrick (R)
Kansas State Senate District 7
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Robert Tyson
Kansas State Senate District 12
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Caryn Tyson (R)