|Kansas House of Representatives District 14|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
Esau earned his B.A. in Music from Tabor College. His professional experience includes working as a software designer.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Esau served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Elections, Vice Chair|
|• Local Government|
|• Information Technology|
|• Energy and Environment|
|• Financial Institutions|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Esau served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government|
|• Vision 2020|
Esau's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Create High Tech Jobs
- Excerpt: "Johnson County should become a haven in the Midwest for new technology jobs"
Fund our Schools...Locally
- Excerpt: "For too long, Johnson County schools have been hijacked by a school finance formula that punishes our success...this must end."
End Wasteful Spending
- Excerpt: "Government must become more efficient and learn to do more with less."
Preserve Our Values
- Excerpt: "Kansas has a unique and cherished way of life. Government should respect the family values that made our state great."
Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Merlin Ring was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Keith Esau was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brent Stackhouse ran in the general election as a Libertarian candidate. Esau defeated Ring and Stackhouse in the general election.
|Kansas House of Representatives District 14, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Keith Esau Incumbent||60.5%||4,764|
Esau won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 14. Esau defeated Janet King in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Roberta Eveslage (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 14 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Esau is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Esau raised a total of $27,286 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.
|Keith Esau's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 14||$27,286|
|Grand Total Raised||$27,286|
2012Esau won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Esau raised a total of $27,286.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Keith Esau's campaign in 2012|
|Lewis, John G||$1,000|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
|Egan, Michael T & Donna R||$1,000|
|Esau, Keith & Charlotte||$697|
|Egan, Donna R||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$27,286|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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.
Keith Esau received a score of 86.0% in the 2013 index.
Keith and his wife, Charlotte, have five children.
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- Kansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
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- Kansas state legislative districts
- Kansas State Legislature
- Kansas Legislature - Representative Keith Esau
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Keith Esau on Facebook
- Keith Esau on Twitter
- Keith Esau on LinkedIn
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Esau for Kansas, "Meet Keith," accessed March 31, 2014
- Esau for Kansas, "Issues," accessed March 31, 2014 (Archived)
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed April 17, 2015
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Esau, Keith," accessed June 12, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- Ballotpedia, "2013 Kansas Policy Index," accessed March 10, 2015
Lance Kinzer (R)
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