Mitch Holmes

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Mitch Holmes
Mitch Holmes.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 33
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives District 114
2005-2011
Education
Bachelor'sFriends University, 1989
Associate'sHutchinson Community College, 1984
OtherDePaul University, 1995
Personal
BirthdayJune 28, 1962
Place of birthNewton, Kansas
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mitch Holmes is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Holmes served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 2005 to 2013.

Biography

Holmes earned his B.S. in Human Resource Management from Friends University. His professional experience includes working as a computer programmer and analyst.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Ethics, Elections and Local Government, Vice-chair
Public Health and Welfare
Agriculture
Federal and State Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Holmes served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Holmes served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2008

Holmes' website highlighted his voting record as "100% on Economic Development bills, 100% on Tax Relief, Fought for Vocational weighting, Low-Enrollment weighting and Local Control for smaller schools, Supported the Marriage Amendment, Supported Concealed Carry."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Holmes won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 33. Holmes defeated Ruth Teichman in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kansas State Senate, District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMitch Holmes 53% 7,635
Ruth Teichman Incumbent 47% 6,762
Total Votes 14,397

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holmes won re-election to the 114th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He ran unopposed in the August 3 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Holmes was re-elected to the 114th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $7,760 for his campaign.[7]


Kansas House of Representatives, District 114
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngMitch Holmes (R) 7,601 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Holmes is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Holmes raised a total of $135,472 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[8]

Mitch Holmes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 33 Won $63,401
2010 Kansas State House, District 114 Won $15,940
2008 Kansas State House, District 114 Won $7,760
2006 Kansas State House, District 114 Won $25,054
2004 Kansas State House, District 114 Won $23,317
Grand Total Raised $135,472

2012

Holmes won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $63,401.

2010

Holmes won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $15,940.

2008

Holmes won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $7,760.

2006

Holmes won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $25,054.

2004

Holmes won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $23,317.

Scorecards

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.[9]

2013

Mitch Holmes received a score of 64.7% in the 2013 index.[10]

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External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Ruth Teichman (R)
Kansas State Senate District 33
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 114
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Jack Thimesch (R)