Marty Read

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Marty Read
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Kansas House of Representatives District 4
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Marty Read is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Federal and State Affairs



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Lucas Cosens was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Marty Read was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Read won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 4. Read defeated Arlyn Briggs and Lynne Oharah in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Shirley Palmer (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarty Read 62.6% 6,084
     Democratic Shirley Palmer 37.4% 3,629
Total Votes 9,713
Kansas House of Representatives, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMarty Read 72.5% 2,451
Lynne Oharah 23% 778
Arlyn Briggs 4.6% 154
Total Votes 3,383

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Read is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Read raised a total of $18,030 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[5]

Marty Read's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 4 Won $18,030
Grand Total Raised $18,030


Read won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Read raised a total of $18,030.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marty Read's campaign in 2012
Kansas Association Of Realtors$500
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$500
Road Map PAC Inc$500
Linn CO Central Republican Comm$500
Total Raised in 2012$18,030
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.[6]


Marty Read received a score of 66.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Caryn Tyson (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 4
Succeeded by