Jeff Whitham

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Jeff Whitham
Kansas House of Representatives District 123
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession President/CEO, Western State Bank
Jeff Whitham was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 123rd District. He served from 2007-2011.

Prior to his election to the House, Whitham served as mayor and on the city commission of Garden City. He has worked as President and CEO of Western State Bank since 1983.

Whitham is a graduate of Kansas State University and earned his J.D. from Washburn Law School.

Policy Positions

Whitham's website lists his legislative priorities as state budget and taxes, immigration, and taxpayer's bill of rights (TABOR).[1]

He refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[3]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Whitham served on the following committees:



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Whitham did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Whitham was re-elected to the 123rd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[4] He raised $9,549 for his campaign.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 123
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Whitham (R) 5,451 100%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Whitham collected $9,549 in donations.[6]

HIs four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Whitham, Jeff $4,000
Kansas Association of Realtors $1,000
Singularis Group $749
Gigot, Terry $100

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7671


External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 123
Succeeded by
Reynaldo R. Mesa (R)