|Kansas House of Representatives District 75|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Place of birth||Hamilton, Kansas|
|Profession||Small Business Owner|
Carpenter's professional experience includes owning two small businesses in Potwin, Kansas.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carpenter served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Children and Seniors|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Commerce, Labor and Economic Development|
|• Utilities and Telecommunications|
Carpenter's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"As a small business owner and operator, Will understands the need to promote and expand business to create jobs and grow the economy."
- Excerpt:"Kansas needs a comprehensive energy plan. As your Representative, Will is dedicated to researching all options in regards to energy: coal, nuclear, solar and wind."
- Excerpt:"As a lifelong hunter and statewide leader in conservation efforts, Will understands the need to protect our natural resources while supporting efforts to meet our nation's energy demands."
Carpenter won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 75. He defeated Karen Hasting in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Suzanne Scribner (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 75, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 75 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Carpenter is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Carpenter raised a total of $52,195 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.
|Will Carpenter's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 75||$19,525|
|2008||Kansas State Senate , District 16||$32,670|
|Grand Total Raised||$52,195|
2012Carpenter won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carpenter raised a total of $19,525.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Will Carpenter's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
|Kansas Optometric Association||$750|
|Kansas Medical Society||$750|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$19,525|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Carpenter lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Carpenter raised a total of $32,670.
|Kansas State Senate 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Will Carpenter's campaign in 2008|
|Carpenter, Will G & Ann P||$10,000|
|Kansas Bowhunters Association||$1,000|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$1,000|
|The Buckeye Corp||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2008||$32,670|
|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.
Will Carpenter received a score of 69.0% in the 2013 index.
Carpenter and his wife, Ann, have three children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Will + Carpenter + Kansas + House"
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- 12/9 death vetter - Kearney Hub
- Brownback lights tax fuse, local governments feel heat - Topeka Capital Journal
- Kansas council explores rural housing shortage - Topeka Capital Journal
- Forrest Raymond Schindler - Casper Star-Tribune Online
- Couple to turn Disney's Chicago home into museum - Kansas City Star
- Boeing plan moves through Senate committee, Labor taking leading role - The Missouri Times
- Kansas coalition pressing conservative agenda - Topeka Capital Journal
- What Beacon Hill has in store for you this week - Cape Cod Today
- KCA bucks campaign to expand corporate farming - Topeka Capital Journal (blog)
- Moran set to log 1000th town hall in Kansas - Topeka Capital Journal
- Rep. Carpenter's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010
- "willforkansas," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 9, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Kansas Secretary of State, 2012 Unofficial Kansas General Election Results, accessed November 27, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Carpenter, Will," Accessed June 20, 2013
- "Kansas Freedom Index"
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
John Grange (R)
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