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Scott Schwab

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Scott Schwab
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Kansas House of Representatives District 49
Incumbent
In office
2003-2006, 2009-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position (current service)5
Years in position (previous service)3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFort Hayes State University
Personal
Place of birthGreat Bend, Kansas
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Scott Schwab is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008 and served another term from 2003 to 2006.

Schwab earned his B.A. from Fort Hayes State University. His professional experience includes working as a marketing consultant.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Elections, Chair
Taxation, Vice-chair
Local Government
Energy and Environment
Utilities and Telecommunications

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schwab served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schwab served on the following committees:

Issues

Policy positions

Schwab refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

  • H 2039 Identification of defendant by unique DNA profile sufficient for reasonable certainty requirement of warrant. 03/04/2009
  • H 2040 Giving the Kansas parole board the authority to defer subsequent parole hearings for up to 20 years for crimes involving two or more victims or a minor. 02/24/2009[3]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Scott Schwab endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Darnell Hunt is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Scott Schwab is challenged by John Wilson in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schwab won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 49. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Keith Mace (D) and John Wilson (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Schwab Incumbent 57.1% 5,111
     Democratic Keith Mace 34.6% 3,097
     Libertarian John Wilson 8.3% 742
Total Votes 8,950

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schwab won re-election to the 49th District seat against Keith Mace (D). Schwab had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 49 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Schwab (R) 5,353
Keith Mace (D) 2,212

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schwab was elected to the 49th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Kristi Boone (D).[7] Schwab raised $24,334 for his campaign, while Boone raised $5,289.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 49
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Schwab (R) 7,084 58.5%
Kristi Boone (D) 4,936 41.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Schwab is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Schwab raised a total of $147,715 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[9]

Scott Schwab's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 49 Won $43,438
2010 Kansas State House, District 49 Won $39,970
2008 Kansas State House, District 49 Won $24,334
2004 Kansas State House, District 49 Won $26,657
2002 Kansas State House, District 49 Won $13,316
Grand Total Raised $147,715

2012

Schwab won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Schwab raised a total of $43,438.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Scott Schwab's campaign in 2012
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,500
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Bankers Association$1,000
Centurylink$1,000
Kansas Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$43,438
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Schwab won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schwab raised a total of $39,970.

2008

Schwab won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Schwab raised a total of $24,334.

2004

Schwab won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Schwab raised a total of $26,657.

2002

Schwab won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Schwab raised a total of $13,316.

Scorecards

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.[10]

2013

Scott Schwab received a score of 70.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

Personal

Schwab and his wife, Michele, have two children.[12]

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