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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Arlen Siegfreid''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing District 121 since 2013 and currently serving as the [[State House Majority Leader|House Majority Leader]]. He previously represented District 15 from 2003 to 2013.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Arlen Siegfreid''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing District 121 and serving as [[State House Majority Leader|House Majority Leader]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Siegfreid's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/ "arlensiegfreid," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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*Excerpt:"Arlen Siegfreid is a fiscal and social conservative. Arlen Siegfreid supports:
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**Quality Education
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**Economic Development
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**Control of Government Growth & Taxes
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**Public Safety & Security
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**Family Values"
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==Policy positions==
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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."<ref>[http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/issues.html State Rep. Arlen Siegfreid ''Issues'']</ref>
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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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=34588 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Siegfreid ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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===Sponsored legislation===                       
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* H 2011  Abortion; reporting; late term abortions reporting. 02/27/2009
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* H 2150  Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
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===Policy positions===
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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."<ref>[http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/issues.html State Rep. Arlen Siegfreid ''Issues'']</ref>
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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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=34588 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Siegfreid ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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===Sponsored legislation===                       
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* H 2011  Abortion; reporting; late term abortions reporting. 02/27/2009
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* H 2150  Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
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===Campaign themes===
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Siegfreid's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/ "arlensiegfreid," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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*Excerpt:"Arlen Siegfreid is a fiscal and social conservative. Arlen Siegfreid supports:
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**Quality Education
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**Economic Development
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**Control of Government Growth & Taxes
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**Public Safety & Security
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**Family Values"
  
 
==Elections==
 
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==Personal==
 
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Siegfreid and his wife Barbara have five children.<ref name=website/>
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Siegfreid and his wife, Barbara, have five children.<ref name=website/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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* [http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/ Arlen Siegfreid's Official Website]
 
* [http://www.arlensiegfreid.com/ Arlen Siegfreid's Official Website]
* [http://kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_siegfreid_arlen_1/ Kansas Legislature - Arlen Siegfreid]
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* [http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_siegfreid_arlen_1/ Rep. Siegfreid's website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=34588 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=34588 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34588 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34588 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 14:49, 16 July 2013

Arlen Siegfreid
Arlen Siegfreid.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 121
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
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 and serving as House Majority Leader. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

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:

Issues

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."[1]

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?"[2]

  • H 2011 Abortion; reporting; late term abortions reporting. 02/27/2009
  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009[3]

Campaign themes

Siegfreid's website highlights the following campaign themes:[4]

  • 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"

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.[4]

Recent news

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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)