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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Bowers
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|Full name = Elaine Bowers
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|year = 2206
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|Editdate = 6/7/2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8807 ''followthemoney.org'', "Bowers, Elaine," Accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 75457
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2012|Kansas State Senate, District 36]]
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|totalraised2010 = 12900
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 107]]
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|totalraised2008 = 16571
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 107]]
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|totalraised2006 = 17285
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 107]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Bowers
In 2010, Bowers received $12,900 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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|full Name = Elaine Bowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8807
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 75457
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|org1 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|org2 = Kansas Medical Society
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|org3 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org4 = Kansas Optometric Association
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|org5 = Centurylink
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|orgamount1 = 2244
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2010===
|Chamber = Kansas House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Bowers
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|full Name = Elaine Bowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8807
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $12,900
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|total raised = 12900
 
|org1 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
 
|org1 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
 
|org2 = Oneok Inc
 
|org2 = Oneok Inc
|org3 = Koch Industries
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|org3 = Kansas Association of Realtors
|org4 = Kansas Association Of Realtors
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|org4 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
|org5 = BNSF Railway
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|org5 = Koch Industries
|orgdonor1 = $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1000
|orgdonor2 = $600
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|orgamount2 = 600
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Bowers collected $16,571 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107910 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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|name = Bowers
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|full Name = Elaine Bowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8807
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 16571
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|org1 = Kansas Contractors Association
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|org2 = Koch Industries
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|org3 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org4 = AT&T
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|org5 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 900
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|orgamount3 = 750
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
Four of her largest contributors were:
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===2006===
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|-
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|name = Bowers
| Kansas Contractors Association
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|full Name = Elaine Bowers
| align="right" | $1,000
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8807
|-
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|office= Kansas State Senate
| Koch Industries
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|new = yes
| align="right" | $900
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 17285
| Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org1 = Cloud County Republican Central Cmte
| align="right" | $750
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|org2 = Kansas Contractors Association
|-
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|org3 = Bowers, Elaine S
| Kansas Agribusiness Council
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|org4 = Kansas Association of Realtors
| align="right" | $500
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|org5 = Morgan, John W & Linda L
 
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|orgamount1 = 1500
|}
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|orgamount2 = 700
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|orgamount3 = 550
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 13:33, 7 June 2013

Elaine Bowers
Elaine Bowers.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 36
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
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
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives District 107
2007-2013
Education
Associate'sCloud Country Community College (1983)
Personal
Place of birthBeloit, Kansas
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Elaine Bowers is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 36 since 2013. She previously served in the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 107 from 2007 to 2013.

Prior to her election, Bowers worked as an executive secretary for the Concordia Chamber of Commerce and as an office manager for Concordia Auto Mart.

She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Girl State Program, Independent Auto Dealers Association, and Rotary International Club.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Public Health and Welfare, Vice-chair
Agriculture
Financial Institutions and Insurance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Bowers 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]

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Bowers won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 36. Bowers defeated Kyle Abbott in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Marquis Clark (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Kansas State Senate, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElaine Bowers 82.9% 26,051
     Democratic Marquis Clark 17.1% 5,371
Total Votes 31,422


Kansas State Senate, District 36 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElaine Bowers 64.3% 9,377
Kyle Abbott 35.7% 5,216
Total Votes 14,593

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bowers won re-election to the 107th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the GOP primary.[7]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bowers was re-elected to the 107th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [8] She raised $16,571 for her campaign. [9]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 107
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngElaine Bowers (R) 8,571 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bowers is available dating back to 2206. Based on available campaign finance records, Bowers raised a total of $122,213 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/7/2013.[10]

Elaine Bowers's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 36 Won $75,457
2010 Kansas State House, District 107 Won $12,900
2008 Kansas State House, District 107 Won $16,571
2006 Kansas State House, District 107 Won $17,285
Grand Total Raised $122,213

2012

Bowers won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bowers raised a total of $75,457.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Elaine Bowers's campaign in 2012
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$2,244
Kansas Medical Society$2,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$2,000
Kansas Optometric Association$2,000
Centurylink$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$75,457
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bowers won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Bowers raised a total of $12,900.

2008

Bowers won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Bowers raised a total of $16,571.

2006

Bowers won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Bowers raised a total of $17,285.

Personal

Bowers and her husband Charlie have four children.[11]

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7644

Email: elaine.bowers@house.ks.gov

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Allen Schmidt (D)
Kansas State Senate District 36
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 107
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Susan L. Concannon (R)