Jacob LaTurner

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Jacob LaTurner
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Kansas State Senate District 13
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
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jacob LaTurner is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Public Health and Welfare
Federal and State Affairs

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

LaTurner won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 13. La Turner defeated incumbent Bob Marshall in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Gene Garman (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJacob LaTurner 60.6% 16,621
     Democratic Gene Garman 39.4% 10,805
Total Votes 27,426
Kansas State Senate, District 13 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob LaTurner 57.3% 3,857
Bob Marshall Incumbent 42.7% 2,879
Total Votes 6,736

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for LaTurner is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, LaTurner raised a total of $123,645 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.[4]

Jacob LaTurner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 13 Won $100,945
2008 Kansas State Senate, District 13 Defeated $22,700
Grand Total Raised $123,645

2012

LaTurner won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, LaTurner raised a total of $100,945.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jacob LaTurner's campaign in 2012
Jacob Laturner$5,124
Crossland Construction Co$3,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$2,398
Crossland, Ivan E & Betty Lou$2,000
Koch Industries$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$100,945
Source:Follow the Money

2008

LaTurner lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, LaTurner raised a total of $22,700.

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.[5]

2013

Jacob LaTurner received a score of 62.1% in the 2013 index.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Marshall (R)
Kansas State Senate District 13
2013–present
Succeeded by
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