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Arlen Siegfreid
Arlen Siegfreid.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 121
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Majority Leader
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Arlen Siegfreid is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 121 since 2013 and currently serving as the House Majority Leader. He previously represented District 15 from 2003 to 2013.

Issues

Campaign themes

Siegfreid's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt:"Arlen Siegfreid is a fiscal and social conservative. Arlen Siegfreid supports:
    • Quality Education
    • Economic Development
    • Control of Government Growth & Taxes
    • Public Safety & Security
    • Family Values"

Policy positions

Siegfreid's website lists his legislative goals as "Quality * Education Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, * Economic Development Committee, Kansas State Legislature, Control of Government Growth & Taxes, Public Safety & Security, and Family Values."[2]

He 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?"[3]

  • H 2011 Abortion; reporting; late term abortions reporting. 02/27/2009
  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009[4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Federal and State Affairs, Chair
Local Government
Elections
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Siegfreid won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 121. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Tyler G. Dixon (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 121, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngArlen Siegfreid Incumbent 63.9% 6,513
     Democratic Tyler Dixon 36.1% 3,674
Total Votes 10,187

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Siegfreid won re-election to the 15th District seat against Steve Wright (D). Siegfreid had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngArlen Siegfreid (R) 4,910
Steve Wright (D) 2,236

2008

On November 4, 2008, Siegfreid was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Sean Tevis (D). [9] Siegfreid raised $57,827 for his campaign, while Tevis raised $110,107. [10]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 15
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngArlen Siegfreid (R) 5,367 51.9%
Sean Tevis (D) 4,959 48.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Siegfreid is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Siegfreid raised a total of $234,788 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/24/2013.[11]

Arlen Siegfreid's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 121 Won $57,507
2010 Kansas State House, District 15 Won $63,155
2008 Kansas State House, District 15 Won $57,827
2006 Kansas State House, District 15 Won $33,479
2004 Kansas State House, District 15 Won $14,716
2002 Kansas State House, District 15 Won $8,104
Grand Total Raised $234,788

2012

Siegfreid won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $57,507.

2010

Siegfreid won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $63,155.

2008

Siegfreid won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $57,827.

2006

Siegfreid won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $33,479.

2004

Siegfreid won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $14,716.

2002

Siegfreid won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Siegfreid raised a total of $8,104.

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.[12]

2013

Arlen Siegfreid received a score of 63.0% in the 2013 index.[13]

Personal

Siegfreid and his wife Barbara have five children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
JRick Billinger (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 121
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 15
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Bob Montgomery (R)