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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Don Schroeder''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing the 74th district. He has served since 2007.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Don Schroeder''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing District 74. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He previously served as [[McPherson County, Kansas|McPherson County]] Commissioner.
  
Schroeder operated a Production Agriculture Operation for 30 years, and served as a [[Sunshinereview:McPherson County, Kansas|McPherson County]] Commissioner. He also served on the Inman USD 448 School Board for five years.
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Schroeder earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Tabor College and his Master's of Public Administration from Wichita State University. His professional experience includes owning a production agriculture operation.<ref>[http://www.donschroeder.org/Biography.html Rep. Don Schroeder ''Biography'']</ref>
 
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Schroeder has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Tabor College, and a Masters of Public Administration from Wichita State University.<ref>[http://www.donschroeder.org/Biography.html Rep. Don Schroeder ''Biography'']</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Agriculture and Natural Resources
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|Committee3 = Utilities and Telecommunications
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schroeder has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Committee, Kansas House of Representatives]], Vice Chair
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* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, Kansas House of Representatives]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Taxation Committee, Kansas House of Representatives]]
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|State = Kansas
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Energy and Utilities  
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|Committee3 = Taxation  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:
* [[Taxation Committee, House of Representatives]]
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* [[Health and Human Services Committee, House of Representatives]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House of Representatives]]
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|State = Kansas
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Taxation
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|Committee2 = Health and Human Services  
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|Committee3 = Agriculture and Natural Resources  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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===Policy positions===
 
Schroeder 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=67448 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Schroeder ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
Schroeder 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=67448 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Schroeder ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Schroeder won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas House of Representatives]] District 74.  He was unopposed in the August  7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 9, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/KS_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN'', "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/12elec/2012_General_Election_Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2012 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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::''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
::''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Schroeder won re-election to the 74th District seat against [[Max L. Smith]] (D).  Schroeder had no opposition in the GOP primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010_General_Election_Results.pdf Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>
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Schroeder won re-election to the 74th District seat against [[Max L. Smith]] (D).  Schroeder had no opposition in the GOP primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010_General_Election_Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Schroeder was re-elected to the 74th District Seat in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], defeating Max L. Smith (D). <ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf 2008 Kansas Election Results]</ref>  Schroeder raised $24,785 for his campaign, while Smith raised $2,597. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 Kansas House of Representatives, 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Schroeder was re-elected to the 74th District Seat in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], defeating Max L. Smith (D).<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2008 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>  Schroeder raised $24,785 for his campaign, while Smith raised $2,597.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 ''Follow the Money'', "Kansas 2008 - Candidates," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Schroeder received $24,430 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=KS&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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|Name = Schroeder
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|Full name = Don Schroeder
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|totalraised2012 = 17678
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|totalraised2010 = 24430
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010|Kansas State House, District 74]]
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|totalraised2008 = 24785
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2008|Kansas State House, District 74]]
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|totalraised2006 = 10415
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|Chamber = Kansas House of Representatives
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $24,430
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|total raised = 17678
|org1 = Wichita Area Chamber Of Commerce
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|org1 = Koch Industries
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|org2 = AT&T
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|org3 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org4 = Cox Communications
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|org5 = National Cooperative Refinery Association
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 750
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|orgamount5 = 750
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|name = Schroeder
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|full Name = Don Schroeder
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 24430
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|org1 = Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
 
|org2 = Kansas Medical Society
 
|org2 = Kansas Medical Society
 
|org3 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
 
|org3 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
 
|org4 = Kansas Bankers Association
 
|org4 = Kansas Bankers Association
 
|org5 = Kansas Optometric Association
 
|org5 = Kansas Optometric Association
|orgdonor1 = $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1000
|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
|orgdonor3 = $1,000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
|orgdonor4 = $800
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|orgamount4 = 800
|orgdonor5 = $750
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|orgamount5 = 750
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Schroeder collected $24,785 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108185 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Schroeder
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|full Name = Don Schroeder
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8685
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 24785
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|org1 = Koch Industries
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|org2 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|org3 = Kansas Dental Association
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|org4 = Kansas Livestock Association
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|org5 = Kansas Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 850
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|orgamount4 = 750
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|orgamount5 = 750
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|}}
  
Four of his largest contributors were:
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===2006===
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|-
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| Koch Industries
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
| Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|new = yes
| align="right" | $1,000
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 10415
| Kansas Dental Association
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|org1 = Kansas Contractors Association
| align="right" | $850
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|org2 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org3 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
| Kansas Livestock Association
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|org4 = Showalter, Stephen A
| align="right" | $750
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|org5 = Kansas Farm Bureau
 
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 650
 
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|orgamount3 = 500
==Contact information==
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|orgamount4 = 500
Capitol Office
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
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Room: DSOB
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Phone: 785-296-7636
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Email: don.schroeder@house.ks.gov
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==Scorecards==
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===Kansas Freedom Index===
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{{Kansas Policy Institute Writeup}}
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====2013====
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{{2013 Kansas Policy Index|name=Don Schroeder|score=54.0}}
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.donschroeder.org/ Official Website]
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* [http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_schroeder_don_1/ Rep. Schroeder's website]
* [http://kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_schroeder_don_1/ Kansas Legislature - Don Schroeder]
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* [http://openstates.org/ks/legislators/KSL000138/don-schroeder/ Profile from Open States]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=67448 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=67448 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
* [http://kansasvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=15581 Kansas Votes profile]
 
* [http://kansasvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=15581 Kansas Votes profile]
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=91126 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108158 2008]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137415 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126765 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108158 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=91126 2006]
  
 
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Don Schroeder
Don Schroeder.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 74
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTabor College
Master'sWichita State University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don Schroeder is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 74. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He previously served as McPherson County Commissioner.

Schroeder earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Tabor College and his Master's of Public Administration from Wichita State University. His professional experience includes owning a production agriculture operation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget, Vice-chair
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Utilities and Telecommunications

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schroeder served on the following committees:

Issues

Policy positions

Schroeder 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]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schroeder won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 74. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schroeder won re-election to the 74th District seat against Max L. Smith (D). Schroeder had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 74 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Schroeder (R) 5,478
Max L. Smith (D) 1,498

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schroeder was re-elected to the 74th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Max L. Smith (D).[8] Schroeder raised $24,785 for his campaign, while Smith raised $2,597.[9]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 74
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Schroeder (R) 6,621 72.9%
Max L. Smith (D) 2,457 27.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Schroeder is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Schroeder raised a total of $77,308 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[10]

Don Schroeder's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 74 Won $17,678
2010 Kansas State House, District 74 Won $24,430
2008 Kansas State House, District 74 Won $24,785
2006 Kansas State House, District 74 Won $10,415
Grand Total Raised $77,308

2012

Schroeder won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Schroeder raised a total of $17,678.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Schroeder's campaign in 2012
Koch Industries$1,000
AT&T$1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Cox Communications$750
National Cooperative Refinery Association$750
Total Raised in 2012$17,678
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Schroeder won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schroeder raised a total of $24,430.

2008

Schroeder won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Schroeder raised a total of $24,785.

2006

Schroeder won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Schroeder raised a total of $10,415.

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.[11]

2013

Don Schroeder received a score of 54.0% in the 2013 index.[12]

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