Melvin Neufeld

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Melvin Neufeld
Kansas House of Representatives District 115
Former representative
Term in office began
1985-88, 1991
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Farmer
Melvin Newfeld was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 115th District. He first served from 1985-88, and served again from 1991-2011.

Policy Positions

Neufeld 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?"[1]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[2]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Neufeld served on the following committees:



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

In the August 3rd primary election, Neufeld was defeated by Republican primary opponent Garrett Love. Neufeld, who lost by a margin of 2,079-1,042, was seeking his 12th term.[3]


On November 4, 2008, Neufeld was re-elected to the 115th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[4] He raised $93,185 for his campaign.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 115
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMelvin Neufeld (R) 6,250 100%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Neufeld collected $93,185 in donations.[6]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
AT&T $1,000
Waste Management $1,000
Astrazeneca $1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors $1,000

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: 161-W

Phone: 785-296-7686


External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 115
Succeeded by
Garrett Love (R)