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Michael F. Delaney

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Michael Delaney
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Candidate for
Kansas State Senate District 11
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Michael Delaney was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 11 of the Kansas State Senate.

Delaney has worked as a lawyer for 36 years in the fields of labor, employment, and education.[1]


Campaign themes

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

On Economic Opportunities and Growth

  • Excerpt: "As the recession starts to turn around we need to continue on a path toward prosperity and ensure job and business opportunities for all Kansans."

For The Best Public Schools in the Nation

  • Excerpt: "Ensure that our excellent public schools receive adequate funding and that our children continue to receive the knowledge and tools necessary to become active, productive citizens of the 21st century."

On Cheap Energy and a Clean Environment

  • Excerpt: "Kansas is the second windiest state in the country. We need to harness that potential to produce clean energy, which in turn will create new jobs."

For A Better Healthcare System for Everyone

  • Excerpt: "Find ways to reduce the cost of health care to make it more accessible and affordable for all Kansans, while paying special attention to the needs of our seniors and our children."

On Keeping Our Moral Covenant

  • Excerpt: "Defend the most vulnerable of our population by funding necessary social services that are vital to so many disabled Kansans and ensure they receive the care, treatment, and dignity they deserve."



See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Delaney ran in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 11. Delaney ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated by Jeff Melcher (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Melcher 62.8% 23,565
     Democratic Michael F. Delaney 37.2% 13,985
Total Votes 37,550


Delaney and his wife Kathy have three children.[1]

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