Eber Phelps

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Eber Phelps
Eber Phelps.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 111
Former Member
In office
1997 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sFort Hays State University (1996)
Office website
Campaign website
Eber Phelps is a former Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 111 since 2013 and serving as Minority Whip.

Phelps works in sales and marketing for the Glassman Corporation. Prior to his election to the House, Phelps served as mayor of Hays and was also on the Hays City Commission.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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


Phelps has been a long-time advocate for education.[1]

He 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

Phelps ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 111. He was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Sue E. Boldra (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 110, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Boldra 55% 5,352
     Democratic Eber Phelps Incumbent 45% 4,387
Total Votes 9,739


See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Phelps won re-election to the 111th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]


On November 4, 2008, Phelps was re-elected to the 111th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[8] He raised $16,873 for his campaign.[9]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 111
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngEber Phelps (D) 8,549 100%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Phelps received $18,655 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[10]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eber Phelps's campaign in 2010
Kansas Contractors Association$1,000
Kansas National Education Association$750
Kansas Hospital Association$750
Sunflower Electric Power Corp$630
Total Raised in 2010 $18,655


In 2008 Phelps collected $16,873 in donations.[11]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Medical Society $1,000
Kansas Contractors Association $1,000
Wal-Mart $800
Kansas National Education Association $750
Kansas Hospital Association $750


Phelps has a wife, Joni.[12]

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Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 111
Succeeded by
Sue E. Boldra (R)