Mark R. Treaster

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Mark Treaster
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Candidate for
Kansas State Senate District 34
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolBuhler
Bachelor'sEmporia State University
Master'sEmporia State University
Personal
ProfessionProperty Restoration
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Campaign website
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Mark Treaster was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 34 of the Kansas State Senate.

Mark currently owns and operates Rainbow International, a carpet cleaning and restoration business. He attended Emporia State University, receiving a Master's degree in Special Education and a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Treaster's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "I will work to lower the state tax burden in a way that is fiscally fair and responsible."
  • Excerpt: "Our children deserve to go to good, safe schools. The current cuts to education go too far. The legislature must work to restore school funding."
  • Excerpt: "I will work to enact measures that encourage investment in small businesses, keep Kansas jobs from being exported, help unemployed workers find permanent employment, and strengthen job training programs."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Treaster ran in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 34. Treaster ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated by Terry Bruce (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTerry Bruce Incumbent 59.9% 16,007
     Democratic Mark R. Treaster 40.1% 10,711
Total Votes 26,718

Personal

Treaster and his wife Mary have two children.[1]

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