James Morrison

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James Morrison
Kansas House of Representatives District 121
Incumbent
Assumed office
August 4, 1992
Current term ends
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Optometrist/Broadcast Engineer
Website James Morrison
James Morrison is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 121st district. He has served since August 4, 1992.

Morrison has worked as on optometrist since 1967 and as a broadcast engineer since 1973. He earned a BS and OD from the Southern College of Optometry.

He currently is a member of the Rotary Club, Fellow American Academy of Optometry, Kansas Optometric Association, and the Lions Club.[1]

Policy Positions

On his website Morrison says, "Government of the people, by the people, and for the people forms my founding beliefs."[2]

He has 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?"[3]

His answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2004 National Political Awareness Test are available.

Morrison has not sponsored any major legislation.[4]

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Morrison won re-election to the 121st District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. In the August 3rd primary election, Morrison defeated Republican primary opponent Brenda McCants by a margin of 2,382 to 1,396. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Morrison was re-elected to the 121st District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [6] He raised $16,265 for his campaign. [7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 121
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJames Morrison (R) 8,116 100%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Morrison collected $16,265 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Morrison, Jim $2,772
Kansas Contractors Association $800
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation $750
Hospital Corp. of America $650

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: 242-W

Phone: 785-296-7676

Email: jim.morrison@house.ks.gov

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 121
1992–present
Succeeded by
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