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Charles Macheers
Charles Macheers.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 39
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 2
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas
J.D.Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Date of birth07/04/1967
Place of birthWichita, Kansas
Office website
Charles Macheers is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 39 since 2013.

Macheers is a private-practice attorney operating in the areas of estate planning, real estate, and the formation of new small businesses. Macheers attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, receiving a Juris Doctorate.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Pensions and Benefits
Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget
Energy and Environment


Campaign themes

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

Effective, Efficient Government

  • Excerpt:"Charles will work to eliminate inefficient government spending and to improve the effectiveness of state-funded programs. "


  • Excerpt:"There is a looming problem facing Kansas schools -- local control is being threatened by increasing federal government intervention and bureaucratic mandates from the federal Department of Education."

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"Charles knows that Kansas needs a competitive tax policy to attract jobs to Kansas and enable our current businesses to expand and add jobs."



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Macheers won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 39. Macheers defeated Stephanie Meyer in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Marlys Shulda (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Macheers 63.4% 6,819
     Democratic Marlys Shulda 36.6% 3,930
Total Votes 10,749

Kansas House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Macheers 62.7% 1,162
Stephanie Meyer 37.3% 691
Total Votes 1,853

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Macheers is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Macheers raised a total of $26,226 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/13/2013.[4]

Charles Macheers's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 39 Won $26,226
Grand Total Raised $26,226


Macheers won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Macheers raised a total of $26,226.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Macheers's campaign in 2012
Ridpath Creative Partners$1,200
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,000
Slainte Medical Llc$1,000
Egan, Michael T$1,000
Egan, Donna R$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$26,226
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.[5]


Charles Macheers received a score of 74.0% in the 2013 index.[6]


Macheers and his wife Diane have one child.[1]

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Preceded by
Owen Donohoe (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 39
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