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|Kansas State Senate District 22|
|Bachelor's||Wichita State University|
|Master's||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|J.D.||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
Reader attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, receiving a Juris Doctorate and a Master's degree in Business Administration.
Reader's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "While there is much debate on which tax is the most fair to a society, my own preference is to focus on how much our citizens are taxed as a whole."
- Excerpt: "I will advocate for school choice, but am equally committed to the time-proven principle that a civilized society must make available an excellent public education to all of its children in order to prosper."
- Excerpt: "I believe in and advocate for equal rights, justice and opportunity for all. I believe that free enterprise and individual initiative is what gives rise to great prosperity in a free society."
Freedom of Religion
- Excerpt: "I will not push laws that force a particular religion on society. But I will fight for the freedoms of any and all citizens to believe what they will and to act in accordance with their established beliefs."
- See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012
Reader ran in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 22. Reader defeated Joe Knopp and incumbent Roger P. Reitz in the Republican primary on August 7 and was defeated by Tom Hawk (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas State Senate, District 22, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas State Senate, District 22 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Roger P. Reitz Incumbent||29.2%||2,251|
Reader and his wife have seven children.
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- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Bob Reader on Facebook
- Bob Reader on Twitter
- Bob Reader on YouTube
- "bobreader," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (unofficial)," accessed July 16, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014