Daniel Hawkins

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Daniel Hawkins
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Kansas House of Representatives District 100
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Education
High schoolBuhler High School (1978)
Bachelor'sEmporia State University (1983)
Personal
ProfessionInsurance
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Daniel Hawkins is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 100. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hawkins earned his B.S. in Business Marketing from Emporia State University. His professional experience includes owning and operating his own insurance firm.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Children and Seniors
Health and Human Services
Pensions and Benefits
Financial Institutions

Issues

Campaign themes

Hawkins' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Limited Government

  • Excerpt:"I will work to limit government intervention in our day to day lives and make government more efficient."

Taxes

  • Excerpt:"We must continue to reform our tax law to include both income tax and property tax reform."

Grow Business and Grow Jobs

  • Excerpt:"As a legislator I will do everything in my power to insure that government gets out of the way of business."

Education

  • Excerpt:"We must insure that parents are in charge of their children’s education."

Gambling

  • Excerpt:"I will not support expanded gambling in Kansas."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hawkins won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 100. He defeated Bridget Schneider in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated John Wallace Willoughby (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 100, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Hawkins 69.7% 7,175
     Democratic John Willoughby 30.3% 3,119
Total Votes 10,294


Kansas House of Representatives, District 100 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Hawkins 54.2% 1,642
Bridget Schneider 45.8% 1,387
Total Votes 3,029

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hawkins is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hawkins raised a total of $18,581 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.[5]

Daniel Hawkins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 100 Won $18,581
Grand Total Raised $18,581

2012

Hawkins won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hawkins raised a total of $18,581.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Daniel Hawkins's campaign in 2012
Koch Industries$500
Flint Hills Industries Inc$500
Kansas Dental Association$500
Davis, Ronald$500
Cox Communications$500
Total Raised in 2012$18,581
Source:Follow the Money

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

Daniel Hawkins received a score of 54.0% in the 2013 index.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mario Goico (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 100
2013–present
Succeeded by
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