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|Kansas House of Representatives District 51|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Place of birth||Brewster, Kansas|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Highland served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Education, Chair|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Highland served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy and Environment|
|• Education Budget|
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.
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.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 51 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Keen A. Umbehr||23.2%||771|
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.
|Ron Highland's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 51||$19,016|
|Grand Total Raised||$19,016|
2012Highland 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|
|Pott County Republican Central Cmte||$1,000|
|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.
Ron Highland received a score of 64.0% in the 2013 index.
Highland and his wife, Linda, have two children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Rep. Highland's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Ron Highland on Facebook
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- 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, "Official Primary Candidate List," accessed June 28, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Highland, Ron," accessed June 14, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
Mike Burgess (R)
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