|Kansas House of Representatives District 67|
|2012 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||January 30, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Kansas State University|
|Master's||Kansas State University|
|Profession||Planning and Development|
Phillips earned his M.S. in Regional and Community Planning from Kansas State University. His professional experience includes owning and operating a community planning and development firm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Phillips served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Local Government, Vice-chair|
|• Children and Seniors|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Phillips served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Aging and Long Term Care|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Government Efficiency|
Phillips' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Give local communities flexibility to invest strategically in their area of expertise."
- Excerpt: "Education and specifically the education provided in Manhattan is not just a local, county or regional issue. It’s a state and indeed a national issue. We provide students the skills needed to compete in the global marketplace."
- Excerpt: "Local government is closest to the people and by allowing them to operate with fewer strings, government in Topeka will also be more efficient."
- Excerpt: "Work to provide a quality of life that appeals to military families and always be responsive to their unique needs as their family members defend our country at home and abroad."
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 Tom Phillips was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election.
Phillips won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Aaron Estabrook (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Tom Phillips Incumbent||63.9%||6,442|
Comprehensive donor information for Phillips is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Phillips raised a total of $45,290 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.
|Tom Phillips's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 67||$45,290|
|Grand Total Raised||$45,290|
2012Phillips won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $45,290.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tom Phillips's campaign in 2012|
|Riley County Republican Party||$1,500|
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$45,290|
|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.
Tom Phillips received a score of 46.0% in the 2013 index.
Tom and his wife, Debra, have two children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Rep. Phillips' website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- /1350kman.com, "Riley County GOP to fill House vacancy," January 16, 2012
- "tomphillips," 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 9, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, 2012 Unofficial Kansas General Election Results, accessed November 27, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Phillips, Tom," accessed June 19, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Susan Mosier (R)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 67
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