Harold Lane

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Harold Lane
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Kansas House of Representatives District 58
Incumbent
In office
August 2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedAugust 20, 2003
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Lane's BBQ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harold Lane is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 58 since his appointment on August 20, 2003, when he was appointed to finish the term of Rocky Nichols.

Lane, along with his wife Jane, owns and operates a restaurant in Topeka. They have two children and five grandchildren.

He has worked with a number of community organizations, including the Helping Hands Capitol Improvement Board, YMCA Board, Historic Topeka Board, and the Friends of Free State.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
General Government Budget
Appropriations
Agriculture and Natural Resources

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Lane 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

Lane won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 58. Lane ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Quentin Martin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarold Lane Incumbent 74.1% 4,778
     Republican Quentin Martin 25.9% 1,673
Total Votes 6,451

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lane won re-election to the 58th District seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lane was re-elected to the 58th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [6] He raised $21,279 for his campaign. [7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 58
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngHarold Lane (D) 5,882 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lane is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Lane raised a total of $88,928 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/19/2013.[8]

Harold Lane's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 58 Won $12,902
2010 Kansas State House, District 58 Won $8,375
2008 Kansas State House, District 58 Won $21,279
2006 Kansas State House, District 58 Won $29,399
2004 Kansas State House, District 58 Won $16,973
Grand Total Raised $88,928

2012

Lane won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lane raised a total of $12,902.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harold Lane's campaign in 2012
Fire Fighters Club 83$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$800
Kansas Association of Realtors$750
Altria$550
Shawnee County Democratic Legislative Cmte$500
Total Raised in 2012$12,902
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lane won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Lane raised a total of $8,375.

2008

Lane won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Lane raised a total of $21,279.

2006

Lane won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Lane raised a total of $29,399.

2004

Lane won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Lane raised a total of $16,973.

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.[9]

2013

Harold Lane received a score of 39.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

Personal

Lane and his wife Jane have two children.[11]

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