Ron Highland

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Ron Highland
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Kansas House of Representatives District 51
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Place of birthBrewster, Kansas
Office website
Ron Highland is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Energy and Environment
Education Budget



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Incumbent Ron Highland was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election.[1][2]


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Highland won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 51. Highland defeated Dee McKee and Keen A. Umbehr in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Richard Pikul (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Highland 70% 6,761
     Democratic Richard Pikul 30% 2,899
Total Votes 9,660
Kansas House of Representatives, District 51 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRon Highland 45.2% 1,499
Dee McKee 31.6% 1,048
Keen A. Umbehr 23.2% 771
Total Votes 3,318

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Highland is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Highland raised a total of $19,016 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[4]

Ron Highland's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 51 Won $19,016
Grand Total Raised $19,016


Highland won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Highland raised a total of $19,016.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ron Highland's campaign in 2012
Ron Highland$3,461
Pott County Republican Central Cmte$1,000
Rosehill Farms$500
Pugh, Ed$500
Routh, Douglas$500
Total Raised in 2012$19,016
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.[5]


Ron Highland received a score of 64.0% in the 2013 index.[6]


Highland and his wife, Linda, have two children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Burgess (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 51
Succeeded by