Don Hill (Kansas)

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Don Hill
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Kansas House of Representatives District 60
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas (1971)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 28, 1946
Place of birthSmith Center, Kansas
ProfessionAdjunct Faculty, University of Kansas Pharmacy School
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don Hill is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hill earned his B.A. in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. His professional experience includes serving on the faculty of the University of Kansas Pharmacy School, and working as a Pharmacist/Chief Executive Officer with Hill's Apothecary Incorporated, The Medicine Shoppe, and a Medical Service Officer in the U.S. Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Children and Seniors
Insurance
Health and Human Services
Financial Institutions

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:

Issues

Policy positions

Hill's answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.

When asked his legislative priorities Hill said
"First priority is improving on our well trained and productive work force by strategically investing in education at all levels. Secondly Kansas needs to improve health care. Increasing access to care, promoting wellness and prevention and working to improve quality. We need to reduce the number of uninsured and I would support a cigarette tax increase to fund. Continuing initiatives to diversify and grow the Kansas economy is important."

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
  • H 5014 Expanded rail service; Kansas City to Fort Worth, Texas; congratulating Kansas Department of Transportation and others; urging action. 03/17/2009[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Incumbent Don Hill was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hill won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 60. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated William Ballard (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon Hill Incumbent 70.4% 5,605
     Democratic William Ballard 29.6% 2,362
Total Votes 7,967

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hill won re-election to the 60th District seat against Michael Dorcey (D). In the August 3rd primary election, Hill defeated Republican primary opponent Daniel Buller by a margin of 1,319 to 746. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 60 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Hill (R) 3,329
Michael Dorcey (D) 1,495

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hill was re-elected to the 60th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $20,735 for his campaign.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 60
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Hill (R) 6,225 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hill is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Hill raised a total of $216,726 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Don Hill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $32,084
2010 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $44,816
2008 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $20,735
2006 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $56,386
2004 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $32,391
2002 Kansas State House, District 60 Won $30,314
Grand Total Raised $216,726

2012

Hill won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $32,084.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Hill (Kansas)'s campaign in 2012
Kansas Medical Society$1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Bankers Association$900
Kansas Contractors Association$800
Kansas Optometric Association$750
Total Raised in 2012$32,084
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hill won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $44,816.

2008

Hill won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $20,735.

2006

Hill won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $56,386.

2004

Hill won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $32,391.

2002

Hill won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $30,314.

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.[9]

2013

Don Hill received a score of 29.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

Personal

Hill and his wife, Robbie, have two children.[11] He is currently a member of the Kansas Pharmacy Service Corporation and President of the Emporia Rotary Club. He has previously been involved with the Emporia Regional Development Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, Emporia Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Pharmacist Association, and the Emporia Arts Council.[12]

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