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Thomas Sloan

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Thomas Sloan
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Kansas House of Representatives District 45
Incumbent
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas State Senate
1983 – 1985, 1986 – 1989
Education
Bachelor'sSyracuse University (1968)
Master'sMichigan State University (1969)
Ph.D.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1975)
Personal
BirthdayMarch 5, 1946
Place of birthHuntington, New York
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Sloan is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994. He previously served in the Kansas State Senate from 1983 to 1985 and 1986 to 1989.

Sloan earned his B.A. from Syracuse University, his M.A. from Michigan State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His professional experience includes working as Executive Director of Western Resources, assistant professor at Kansas State University, Government Affairs Representative for the Getty Oil Company, and associate executive director of the Kansas State Nurses Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Vision 2020, Chair
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

Sloan's website lists his legislative priorities as education, health care, energy, and water.[2]

His answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 National Political Awareness Test are available.

  • H 2242 State long-term care ombudsman; expanding the authority of the state long-term care ombudsman to advocate for otherwise qualified individuals not in long-term care facilities. 02/11/2009
  • H 5014 Expanded rail service; Kansas City to Fort Worth, Texas; congratulating Kansas Department of Transportation and others; urging action. 03/17/2009[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sloan won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 45. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sloan won re-election to the 45th District seat against Linda Robinson (D). Sloan had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 45 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Sloan (R) 5,980
Linda Robinson (D) 4,711

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sloan was re-elected to the 45th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating John C. Wilson (D).[6] Sloan raised $44,379 for his campaign, while Wilson raised $35,438.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 45
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Sloan (R) 8,147 52.7%
John C. Wilson (D) 7,303 47.2%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sloan is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Sloan raised a total of $338,577 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[8]

Thomas Sloan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $25,450
2010 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $45,848
2008 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $44,379
2006 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $40,797
2004 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $41,862
2002 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $42,821
2000 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $38,327
1998 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $31,741
1996 Kansas State House, District 45 Won $27,352
Grand Total Raised $338,577

2012

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $25,450.

2010

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $45,848.

2008

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $44,379.

2006

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $40,797.

2004

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $41,862.

2002

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $42,821.

2000

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $38,327.

1998

Sloan won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $31,741.

1996

Sloan won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Sloan raised a total of $27,352.

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.[9]

2013

Thomas Sloan received a score of 37.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

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