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Willie Dove
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Kansas House of Representatives District 38
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchArmy
Personal
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Willie Dove is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012

Dove served in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Education Budget
Federal and State Affairs

Issues

Campaign themes

Dove's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "As a believer of our Youth, we have to stand up for what we believe in and not compromise on moral principles."
  • Excerpt: "We must protect our older population because they have laid the ground work through hard work."
  • Excerpt: "At present Kansas income taxes are among the highest and we can and will do better in the future."
  • Excerpt: "We must cut regulations that continue to discourage growth and help to populate other favorable states."
  • Excerpt: "We must prioritize and put the welfare of our community and Kansas first."

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. Jan Pringle is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Willie Dove is unopposed in the Republican primary. F. Caleb Christopher is running in the general election as a Libertarian candidate.

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dove won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 38. He defeated David Anderson in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Pete Henderson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWillie Dove 57.3% 6,138
     Democratic Pete Henderson 42.7% 4,572
Total Votes 10,710
Kansas House of Representatives, District 38 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWillie Dove 54% 1,022
David Anderson 46% 870
Total Votes 1,892

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dove is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Dove raised a total of $27,849 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[4]

Willie Dove's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 38 Won $18,867
2010 Board of Education, District 1 Defeated $3,948
2004 Kansas State House, District 39 Defeated $5,034
Grand Total Raised $27,849

2012

Dove won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dove raised a total of $18,867.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Willie Dove's campaign in 2012
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,549
Sunflower Farms-A LLC$500
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$500
Donohoe, Owen F$500
Dove, Willie$500
Total Raised in 2012$18,867
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Dove lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dove raised a total of $3,948.

2004

Dove lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Dove raised a total of $5,034.

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.[5]

2013

Willie Dove received a score of 62.0% in the 2013 index.[6]

Personal

Dove and his wife, Sunday, have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Anthony Brown (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 38
2013–present
Succeeded by
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