Tom Phillips

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Tom Phillips
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Kansas House of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 30, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University
Master'sKansas State University
Personal
ProfessionPlanning and Development
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tom Phillips is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 67. He was first appointed to the chamber on January 30, 2013.[1]

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.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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
Elections

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

Phillips' website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Job Creation

  • Excerpt: "Give local communities flexibility to invest strategically in their area of expertise."

Education

  • 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."

Government Efficiency

  • 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."

Military Relations

  • 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."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Phillips Incumbent 63.9% 6,442
     Democratic Aaron Estabrook 36.1% 3,638
Total Votes 10,080

Campaign donors

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.[5]

Tom Phillips's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 67 Won $45,290
Grand Total Raised $45,290

2012

Phillips won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $45,290.

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.[6]

2013

Tom Phillips received a score of 46.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

Personal

Tom and his wife, Debra, have two children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Susan Mosier (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 67
2011–present
Succeeded by
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