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Don Schroeder

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Don Schroeder
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Kansas House of Representatives District 74
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 8
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTabor College
Master'sWichita State University
Office website
Campaign website
Don Schroeder is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 74th district. He has served since 2007.

Schroeder operated a Production Agriculture Operation for 30 years, and served as a McPherson County Commissioner. He also served on the Inman USD 448 School Board for five years.

Schroeder has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Tabor College, and a Masters of Public Administration from Wichita State University.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schroeder has been appointed to the following committees:


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


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]



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schroeder is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 74. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary, and no Democratic candidates have filed to run. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]


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.[6]

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


On November 4, 2008, Schroeder was re-elected to the 74th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Max L. Smith (D). [7] Schroeder raised $24,785 for his campaign, while Smith raised $2,597. [8]

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


In 2010, Schroeder received $24,430 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[9]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Schroeder's campaign in 2010
Wichita Area Chamber Of Commerce$1,000
Kansas Medical Society$1,000
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$1,000
Kansas Bankers Association$800
Kansas Optometric Association$750
Total Raised in 2010 $24,430


In 2008 Schroeder collected $24,785 in donations.[10]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Koch Industries $1,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry $1,000
Kansas Dental Association $850
Kansas Livestock Association $750

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7636


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