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James P. Fawcett

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James P. Fawcett
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Kansas House of Representatives District 65
Former Member
In office
January 10, 2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
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James P. Fawcett is a former Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 65 from 2011 to 2013.

Fawcett began his career in the financial industry in 1971, serving from 1981-2000 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of a financial institution. He completed his financial career as President/CEO of the Peoples National Bank in Clay Center, Kansas. He also served in Vietnam as a Platoon Officer and Company Executive Officer with the 101st Airborne Division, receiving numerous awards, including two Bronze Stars, the Air Medal, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.

Fawcett graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Political Science and History.

Committee assignments


Fawcett served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:



See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Fawcett ran for State Senate in 2012. He lost in the August 7 Republican primary to incumbent Jeff Longbine. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Kansas State Senate, District 17 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Longbine Incumbent 59.6% 3,858
James P. Fawcett 40.4% 2,619
Total Votes 6,477


Fawcett defeated Larry Hicks (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 65 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJames P. Fawcett (R) 2,400
Larry Hicks (D) 1,764

Campaign donors


In 2010, Fawcett raised $22,027 in contributions.[3]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Fawcett, James P $2,043
Geary County Republican Central Cmte $1,500
Fawcett, Jim $1,455

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Preceded by
Barbara Craft (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 65
Succeeded by
Allan Rothlisberg (R)