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Steve Lukert

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Steve Lukert
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Candidate for
Kansas State Senate District 1
PartyDemocratic
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Steve Lukert was a Democratic candidate for Kansas State Senate in District 1.

He was formerly a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 62nd District. He served from 2006-2011.

Lukert retired from teaching after 32 years, and has been a farmer for 40 years. He and wife Linda have five children and 10 grandchildren.[1]

Policy Positions

Lukert 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?"[2]

  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009
  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009[3]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Lukert served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Lukert ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 1. Lukert ran unoppsoed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Dennis Pyle (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Pyle Incumbent 50.7% 15,378
     Democratic Steve Lukert 49.3% 14,982
Total Votes 30,360

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lukert lost his bid for re-election to the 62nd District seat against Randy Garber (R). Lukert had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lukert was re-elected to the 62nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Roy Claycamp (R).[7] Lukert raised $34,811 for his campaign, while Claycamp raised $16,920.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 62
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Lukert (D) 5,538 57.0%
Roy Claycamp (R) 4,167 42.9%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Lukert collected $34,811 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Medical Society $1,000
National Rifle Association $1,000
Kansas National Education Association $1,000
Kansas Contractors Association $1,000

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7651

Email: steve.lukert@house.ks.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 62
2006–2011
Succeeded by
Randy Garber (R)