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Eden Fuson
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 12
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolAugusta
Associate'sButler Community College
Personal
Place of birthDouglass, Kansas
ProfessionJournalist
Websites
Campaign website
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Eden Fuson is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 12 of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Biography

Fuson's business experience includes working for a number of local newspapers while also volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Fuson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Opportunity

  • Excerpt: "Children and adults, especially in rural areas, need access to health care. Healthier people are more productive to society. Schools need to be a priority, and we must fund them so they are able to succeed."

Education

  • Excerpt: "The more successful our students are, the more productive our workers are in the future. Our teachers need and deserve good pay and benefits. This will attract more teachers to our state."

Responsibility

  • Excerpt: "We must take part in our children’s education, our neighborhood and our state. I am here to hear you, and do what you think is best for our state as a whole."

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Eden Fuson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Virgil Peck was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Fuson ran in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 14. Fuson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated by Forrest Knox (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngForrest Knox 72.3% 21,790
     Democratic Eden Fuson 27.7% 8,349
Total Votes 30,139

Personal

Fuson and her husband, Shawn, have three children.[1]

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