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Richard Proehl
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Kansas House of Representatives District 7
Incumbent
In office
December 21, 2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University, 1967
Master'sKansas State University, 1972
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1967-1969
Personal
BirthdayNovember 6, 1944
Place of birthEmporia, Kansas
ProfessionBanker
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard Proehl is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 7. He was first appointed to the chamber in December 2005.

Biography

Proehl earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Kansas State University. His professional experience includes working in the banking industry.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation, Chair
Insurance
Financial Institutions
Pensions and Benefits

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Richard Proehl is unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Proehl won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 7. Proehl defeated Brian Kinzie in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Dean Knewtson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Proehl Incumbent 69% 5,782
     Democratic Dean Knewtson 31% 2,595
Total Votes 8,377
Kansas House of Representatives, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard J. Proehl Incumbent 53.1% 1,572
Brian Kinzie 46.9% 1,387
Total Votes 2,959

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Proehl won re-election to the 7th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

2008

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Proehl was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[4] He raised $16,468 for his campaign.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 7
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Proehl (R) 6,899 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Proehl is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Proehl raised a total of $111,117 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[6]

Richard Proehl's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 7 Won $41,008
2010 Kansas State House, District 7 Won $17,850
2008 Kansas State House, District 7 Won $16,468
2006 Kansas State House, District 7 Won $35,791
Grand Total Raised $111,117

2012

Proehl won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Proehl raised a total of $41,008.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Proehl's campaign in 2012
Centurylink$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$1,000
Kansas National Education Association$1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Medical Society$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$41,008
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Proehl won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Proehl raised a total of $17,850.

2008

Proehl won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Proehl raised a total of $16,468.

2006

Proehl won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Proehl raised a total of $35,791.

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.[7]

2013

Richard Proehl received a score of 50.0% in the 2013 index.[8]

Personal

Proehl and his wife, Linda, have two children.[9] He has been active with the Parsons Chamber of Commerce, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lions Club, Red Cross, and the American Legion.[1]

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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 7
2005–present
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