Ron Ryckman

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Ron Ryckman
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Kansas House of Representatives District 78
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 2
Majority Whip, Kansas House of Representatives
2015 - present
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
This page is about the Kansas State Representative in District 78. For his father, the District 115 incumbent, see Ronald Ryckman.
Ron Ryckman is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Beginning in the 2015 session, Ryckman serves as Majority Whip.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ryckman served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015
Appropriations, Chair
Legislative Budget, Chair


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



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. Jim Poe was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Ron Ryckman was unopposed in the Republican primary. Ryckman defeated Poe in the general election.[1][2]

Kansas House of Representatives District 78, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Ryckman Incumbent 67.5% 4,936
     Democratic Jim Poe 32.5% 2,375
Total Votes 7,311


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ryckman won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 78. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ryckman is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ryckman raised a total of $14,887 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[5]

Ron Ryckman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 78 Won $14,887
Grand Total Raised $14,887


Ryckman won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ryckman raised a total of $14,887.


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.[6]


Ron Ryckman received a score of 58.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ed Trimmer (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 78
Succeeded by