|Kansas House of Representatives District 38|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
Dove served in the United States Army.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Dove served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Children and Seniors, Vice Chair|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dove served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education Budget|
|• Federal and State Affairs|
Dove's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- 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 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. Jan Pringle was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Willie Dove was unopposed in the Republican primary. Dove defeated Pringle and F. Caleb Christopher (L) in the general election.
|Kansas House of Representatives District 38, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Willie Dove Incumbent||60.8%||4,874|
|Libertarian||F. Caleb Christopher||9.7%||775|
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.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 38 Republican Primary, 2012|
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.
|Willie Dove's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 38||$18,867|
|2010||Board of Education, District 1||$3,948|
|2004||Kansas State House, District 39||$5,034|
|Grand Total Raised||$27,849|
2012Dove 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|
|Total Raised in 2012||$18,867|
|Source: Follow the Money|
2010Dove lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dove raised a total of $3,948.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Willie Dove's campaign in 2010|
|3rd Congressional District Republican Cmte||$500|
|Sarver, Dan & Cathy||$500|
|Donohoe, Owen & Charlene||$500|
|Leavenworth County Republican Womens Club||$250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$3,948|
|Source: Follow the Money|
2004Dove lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Dove raised a total of $5,034.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2004 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Willie Dove's campaign in 2004|
|Hodgdon, Mary Jane||$1,000|
|Southwest Prohome LLC||$500|
|Straub Construction Co||$500|
|Total Raised in 2004||$5,034|
|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.
Willie Dove received a score of 62.0% in the 2013 index.
Dove and his wife, Sunday, have two children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Rep. Dove's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2004
- "williedove," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed April 17, 2015
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (unofficial)," accessed June 26, 2012
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Dove, Willie," accessed June 13, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- Ballotpedia, "2013 Kansas Policy Index," accessed March 10, 2015
Anthony Brown (R)
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