|Kansas House of Representatives District 67|
|2012 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||January 30, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Kansas State University|
|Master's||Kansas State University|
|Profession||Planning and Development|
Phillips earned his M.S. in Regional and Community Planning from Kansas State University. His professional experience includes owning and operating a community planning and development firm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Phillips served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Local Government, Vice-chair|
|• Children and Seniors|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Phillips served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Aging and Long Term Care|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Government Efficiency|
Phillips' website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Give local communities flexibility to invest strategically in their area of expertise."
- Excerpt: "Education and specifically the education provided in Manhattan is not just a local, county or regional issue. It’s a state and indeed a national issue. We provide students the skills needed to compete in the global marketplace."
- Excerpt: "Local government is closest to the people and by allowing them to operate with fewer strings, government in Topeka will also be more efficient."
- Excerpt: "Work to provide a quality of life that appeals to military families and always be responsive to their unique needs as their family members defend our country at home and abroad."
Phillips won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Aaron Estabrook (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Tom Phillips Incumbent||63.9%||6,442|
Comprehensive donor information for Phillips is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Phillips raised a total of $45,290 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.
|Tom Phillips's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 67||$45,290|
|Grand Total Raised||$45,290|
2012Phillips won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $45,290.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tom Phillips's campaign in 2012|
|Riley County Republican Party||$1,500|
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$45,290|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
Tom Phillips received a score of 46.0% in the 2013 index.
Tom and his wife, Debra, have two children.
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- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Rep. Phillips' website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- /1350kman.com "Riley County GOP to fill House vacancy," January 16, 2012
- "tomphillips," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 9, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, 2012 Unofficial Kansas General Election Results, accessed November 27, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Phillips, Tom," accessed June 19, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Susan Mosier (R)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 67
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