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Garrett Love
Garrett Love.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 38
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Appointed2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWashburn University (2010)
Personal
Birthday1988
Place of birthMontezuma, Kansas
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Garrett Love is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate representing District 38 since 2011. Love won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010, but was appointed to fill Tim Huelskamp's seat before he assumed office in the house.[1]

Love is the youngest state senator in Kansas history, becoming senator upon graduation from college at age 22.

Love earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Management with a minor in Economics from Washburn University. Garrett graduated at the top of his class with a 4.0 GPA.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture, Chair
Judiciary
Ethics, Elections and Local Government
Public Health and Welfare
Interstate Cooperation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Love served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Love won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 38. Love ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Johnny Dunlap II (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas State Senate, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGarrett Love Incumbent 77% 13,539
     Democratic Johnny Dunlap II 23% 4,033
Total Votes 17,572

2010

Love defeated incumbent Melvin Neufeld in the Republican primary on August 3, 2010 by a margin of 2,079-1,042.[5] Love won unopposed in the general election.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Love is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Love raised a total of $241,237 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/7/2013.[7]

Garrett Love's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 38 Won $212,651
2010 Kansas State House, District 115 Won $28,586
Grand Total Raised $241,237

2012

Love won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Love raised a total of $212,651.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Garrett Love's campaign in 2012
Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte$6,450
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$2,818
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas$2,500
Garetson Brothers Partnership$2,000
Midwest Feeders$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$212,651
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Love won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Love raised a total of $28,586.

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.[8]

2013

Garrett Love received a score of 66.4% in the 2013 index.[9]

Personal

Love has a wife, Caley.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Huelskamp (R)
Kansas State Senate 38
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Melvin Neufeld (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 115
2011
Succeeded by
Ronald Ryckman