|Kansas House of Representatives District 62|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Years of service||1969-1989|
|Birthday||February 27, 1951|
|Place of birth||Axtell, Kansas|
Garber served in the United States Navy for 20 years.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Garber served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Utilities and Telecommunications, Vice-chair|
|• Social Services Budget|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget|
|• Energy and Environment|
Garber served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Economic Development|
|• Economic Development|
|• Local Government|
|• Veterans, Military and Homeland Security|
|• Vision 2020|
Garber's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Taxes and the Economy
- Excerpt: "Aiding small business growth will produce more state revenue and ease the tax burden for everyone."
Human Life and the Family
- Excerpt: "I am pro-life and believe in the sanctity of every human life. Protecting family values is important in keeping our communities strong."
- Excerpt: "Our schools need more local control and less government interference."
- Excerpt: "I support the rights of law-abiding citizens to own guns without government regulation."
- Excerpt: "I supported legislation that reduces regulations on agriculture."
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. Steve Lukert was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Randy Garber was unopposed in the Republican primary. Garber defeated Lukert in the general election.
|Kansas House of Representatives District 62, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Randy Garber Incumbent||55.6%||4,644|
Garber won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 62. Garber defeated Leslie Scoby in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Dennis R. Stones (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Randy Garber Incumbent||63.2%||6,244|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Randy Garber Incumbent||59.3%||2,110|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 General Election (2010)|
|Randy Garber (R)||3,909|
|Steve Lukert (D)||3,353|
Comprehensive donor information for Garber is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Garber raised a total of $60,108 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.
|Randy Garber's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 62||$41,323|
|2010||Kansas State House, District 62||$18,785|
|Grand Total Raised||$60,108|
2012Garber won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Garber raised a total of $41,323.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Garber's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,127|
|Kansas Cmte For Rural Electrification||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$41,323|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Garber won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Garber raised a total of $18,785.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Garber's campaign in 2010|
|Stand Up For Kansas||$600|
|Robert C Carson Trust||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$18,785|
|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.
Randy Garber received a score of 74.0% in the 2013 index.
Garber and his wife, Kay, have five children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Official campaign website
- Rep. Garber's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Randy Garber on Facebook
- Randy Garber on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- "randygarberforkansas," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2014 General (unofficial)," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 6, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Garber, Randy," accessed June 19, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Steve Lukert (D)
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