Pete Henderson

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Pete Henderson
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 38
PartyDemocratic
Personal
Birthday06/05/1942
ProfessionRetired
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Pete Henderson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 38 of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Prior to retirement, Henderson both sold insurance and taught history.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Funding & Improving Education

  • Excerpt: "I believe our most valuable resource is our next generation. That's why I believe in fighting for adequate funding for our public schools."

Fair Taxation

  • Excerpt: "I will fight to rid our state of unfair sales tax and move back toward a graduated income based taxation system."

Supporting Small Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Excerpt: "Since entrepreneurship helps the financial well-being and image of our state, we must encourage these people and offer them incentives to start businesses and stay in our communities."

Standing Up for the Vulnerable

  • Excerpt: "Our state is not providing the resources necessary to care for the most vulnerable among us. At-risk and special needs youth, the disabled, the impoverished and the elderly all deserve special consideration."

Protecting Labor Rights

  • Excerpt: "Labor unions protect workers, guarantee fair wages and benefits, and help keep skilled laborers employed. These organizations are a piece of America's history and have greatly contributed to making our nation what it is today."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Henderson ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 38. Henderson ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Willie Dove (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWillie Dove 57.3% 6,138
     Democratic Pete Henderson 42.7% 4,572
Total Votes 10,710

Personal

Henderson and his wife Barb have one child.[1]

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