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Jerry Henry

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Jerry Henry
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Kansas House of Representatives District 63
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Henry is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 63. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served on the Atchison City Commission and as the Mayor of Atchinson, Kansas.

Henry's professional experience includes working as the executive director of Achievement Services for Northeast Kansas, which works with developmentally disabled adults.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Education Budget

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

Henry 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]

  • H 2001 School districts; number of pupils in USD No. 409, Atchison. 04/10/2009[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Henry won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 63. Henry ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated John Gotts (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Henry Incumbent 59.1% 5,347
     Republican Stephen Bodenhausen 40.9% 3,706
Total Votes 9,053

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Henry won re-election to the 63rd District seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Henry was re-elected to the 63rd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $16,325 for his campaign.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 63
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Henry (D) 7,687 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Henry is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Henry raised a total of $113,700 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Jerry Henry's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $22,100
2010 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $17,650
2008 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $16,325
2006 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $14,400
2004 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $13,075
2002 Kansas State House, District 63 Won $9,125
2000 Kansas State House, District 48 Won $8,100
1998 Kansas State House, District 48 Won $8,075
1996 Kansas State House, District 48 Won $4,850
Grand Total Raised $113,700

2012

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $22,100.

2010

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $17,650.

2008

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $16,325.

2006

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $14,400.

2004

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $13,075.

2002

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $9,125.

2000

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $8,100.

1998

Henry won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $8,075.

1996

Henry won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Henry raised a total of $4,850.

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

Jerry Henry received a score of 35.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

Personal

Henry and his wife, Linda, have three children.[11]

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2003–present
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