Roberta Eveslage

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Roberta Eveslage
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 14
Bachelor'sTexas Christian University
Master'sKansas University
Ph.D.Kansas University
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Roberta Eveslage was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 14 of the Kansas House of Representatives in the 2012. She unsuccessfully ran for the District 38 seat in 2010, and lost in District 14 in the 2012 elections.

Eveslage has taught Psychology at the community college level for 38 years. She attended Kansas University, receiving both a Doctorate and Master's degree in Speech Pathology.[1]


Campaign themes

Eveslage'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 House of Representatives elections, 2012

Eveslage ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 14. Eveslage defeated Jessica Peters in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Keith Esau (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Esau 63% 6,631
     Democratic Roberta Eveslage 37% 3,902
Total Votes 10,533
Kansas House of Representatives, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoberta Eveslage 57.4% 194
Jessica Peters 42.6% 144
Total Votes 338


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Eveslage was defeated by Anthony Brown (R) in the November 2 general election.[5]


Eveslage and her husband Ron have two children.[1]

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