Ward Cassidy

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Ward Cassidy
Ward Cassidy.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 120
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwest Oklahoma State University, 1969
Master'sNorthwest Oklahoma State University, 1972
OtherFort Hays State University, 1985
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ward Cassidy is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 120. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Cassidy did not seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

Cassidy earned his B.S. and his M.S. in Counseling and Administration from Northwest Oklahoma State University in 1969 and 1972, respectively. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and principal.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Education Budget, Chair
Education, Vice-chair
Appropriations

2011-2012

Cassidy served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cassidy won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 120. He defeated District 121 incumbent Rick Billinger in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 120 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWard M. Cassidy Incumbent 53.6% 2,811
Rick Billinger Incumbent 46.4% 2,430
Total Votes 5,241

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cassidy defeated incumbent John Faber in the Republican primary on August 3, 2010.[4] Faber was seeking his eighth term. Cassidy defeated Robert Strevey (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 120 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWard Cassidy (R) 5,664
Robert Strevey (D) 1,409

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cassidy is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Cassidy raised a total of $52,051 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.[6]

Ward Cassidy's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 120 Won $26,740
2010 Kansas State House, District 120 Won $25,311
Grand Total Raised $52,051

2012

Cassidy won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cassidy raised a total of $26,740.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ward Cassidy's campaign in 2012
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$828
Sunflower Electric Power Corp$750
Kansas Medical Society$750
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$750
Kansas Optometric Association$700
Total Raised in 2012$26,740
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Cassidy won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Cassidy raised a total of $25,311.

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.[7]

2013

Ward Cassidy received a score of 53.0% in the 2013 index.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Faber (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 120
2011-present
Succeeded by
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