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Carolyn Bridges
Carolyn Bridges.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 83
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Carolyn Bridges is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 83 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Vision 2020
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bridges won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 83. She was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Tim Garvey (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Bridges 58.4% 3,903
     Republican Tim Garvey 41.6% 2,776
Total Votes 6,679

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bridges is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bridges raised a total of $17,722 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/20/2013.[3]

Carolyn Bridges's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 83 Won $17,722
Grand Total Raised $17,722


Bridges won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bridges raised a total of $17,722.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carolyn Bridges's campaign in 2012
Bridges, Carolyn$1,575
Wichita-Hutchinson Labor Federation$1,000
White, Larry$500
Machinists & Aerospace Workers District Lodge 70$500
Carolyn Bridges$500
Total Raised in 2012$17,722
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.[4]


Carolyn Bridges received a score of 36.0% in the 2013 index.[5]

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Preceded by
Jo Ann Pottorff (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 83
Succeeded by