Don Myers

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Don Myers
Kansas House of Representatives District 82
Former representative
Term in office began
1993
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Don Myers was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 82nd district. He served from 1993-2011.

Myers, who has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, worked as a Senior Specialist Engineer at Boeing.

He is a member of the American Legion, Derby Chamber of Commerce, Derby First Christian Church, National Rifle Association, and Veterans for Foreign Wars.[1]

Policy Positions

Myers' website lists his legislative accomplishments[2], these include:

  • voted for protection of Marriage Amendment
  • worked for limited government
  • voted for tougher abortion laws
  • voted against large increases in sales, income and property taxes
  • voted for additional education support without a tax increase
  • Authored and successfully passed English as the official state language bill

Myers 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 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
  • H 2202 Enforcement of laws concerning unlawful immigration. 02/03/2009
  • H 2205 Repeal of K.S.A. 76-731a, which grants residency for tuition purposes to certain unlawful immigrants. 02/03/2009
  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009
  • H 6022 Supporting continued development of the Airborne Laser Program and urging the United States Congress to supply the funding necessary for the program. 04/03/2009[4]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Myers served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Myers did not run for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Myers was re-elected to the 82nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Anita Hafner (D). [5] Myers raised $23,169 for his campaign, while Hafner raised $5,203. [6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 82
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Myers (R) 7,000 65.4%
Anita Hafner (D) 3,698 34.5%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Myers collected $23,169 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Association of Realtors $1,000
Koch Industries $1,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry $1,000
AT&T $1,000

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: 448-N

Phone: 785-296-7695

Email: don.myers@house.ks.gov

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 82
1993–2011
Succeeded by
Jim Howell (R)