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Valdenia Winn
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Kansas House of Representatives District 34
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas (1972)
Master'sUniversity of Kansas (1975)
Ph.D.University of Kansas (1993)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 7, 1950
Place of birthKansas City, Kansas
ProfessionProfessor
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Valdenia Winn is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Winn earned her Bachelor's in Secondary Education, her M.A. in History, and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Kansas. Her professional experience includes working as a professor at Kansas City Community College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Education Budget
Children and Seniors
Education
Calendar and Printing
Utilities and Telecommunications

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

Winn's answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.

In the test she did not answer the question what her legislative priorities would be if elected.

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
  • H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Valdenia Winn was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Winn won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 34. Winn ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Winn won re-election to the 34th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Winn was re-elected to the 34th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] She raised $12,527 for her campaign.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 34
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngValdenia Winn (D) 6,072 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Winn is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Winn raised a total of $72,499 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[8]

Valdenia Winn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $11,025
2010 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $11,755
2008 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $12,527
2006 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $21,460
2004 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $5,090
2002 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $3,925
2000 Kansas State House, District 34 Won $6,717
Grand Total Raised $72,499

2012

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $11,025.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Valdenia Winn's campaign in 2012
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$800
Altria$550
Gill, Mrs Della$500
Cerner Corp$500
Total Raised in 2012$11,025
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $11,755.

2008

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $12,527.

2006

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $21,460.

2004

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $5,090.

2002

Winn won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $3,925.

2000

Winn won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Winn raised a total of $6,717.

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.[9]

2013

Valdenia Winn received a score of 40.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

Personal

Winn is currently the chairman/treasurer for the Northeast Coalition, treasurer for the Northeast Cooperative Council, and a member of the Struggler's Hill/Roots Neighborhood Association. She is a member of the Governor's Council on Travel & Tourism, and a previous member of the Health for All Kansas Steering Commission, Kansas Incorporated Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Governor's Council on Development of Including Kansas, and Kansas Sesquicentennial Steering Commission.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 34
2001–present
Succeeded by
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