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John E. Barker

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John E. Barker
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Kansas House of Representatives District 70
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 2
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
John E. Barker is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 70. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Barker was judge for the Kansas Eighth Judicial District prior to joining the state legislature.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Barker served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015
Judiciary, Chair
Rules and Journal, Chair
Legislative Post Audit


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



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Mitchel B. "Mike" Denham ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barker won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 70. He defeated Doug Lindahl in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 70 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn E. Barker 59.4% 2,063
Doug Lindahl 40.6% 1,410
Total Votes 3,473

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Barker is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Barker raised a total of $16,156 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

John E. Barker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 70 Won $16,156
Grand Total Raised $16,156


Barker won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Barker raised a total of $16,156.


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]


John E. Barker received a score of 65.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
J. Robert Brookens (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 70
Succeeded by