Pat George

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Pat George
Kansas House of Representatives District 119
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
January 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Business owner
Pat George was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 119th District from 2005 to January 2011. George resigned due to his appointment to be the new Kansas Secretary of Commerce.[1]

George is the co-owner of the Dodge City Legend Professional Basketball Team. Additionally, he has been a partner in a number of businesses, including the Dodge City Steak Company and G and G Incorporated.

He has his B.A. in Psychology from Benedictine College.[2]

Policy Positions

George's website lists his legislative priorities as education, family values, and economic development.[3]

He 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?"[4]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[5]

Committee assignments



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

George ran for re-election to the 119th District seat against Rebecca Escalante (D). George had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Kansas House of Representatives, District 119 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat George (R) 3,809
Rebecca Escalante (D) 702


On November 4, 2008, George was re-elected to the 119th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Rebecca Escalante (D).[6] George raised $33,825 for his campaign, while Escalante raised $7,581.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 119
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngPat George (R) 4,811 76.4%
Rebecca Escalante (D) 1,480 23.5%

Campaign donors

In 2008 George collected $33,825 in donations.[8]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Association of Insurance Agents $1,000
Kansas Contractors Association $1,000
Koch Industries $1,000
Kansas Bankers Association $750

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 119
2005–January 2011
Succeeded by
Brian Weber