James Morrison (Kansas)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 121|
| Term in office began|
August 4, 1992
| Term in office ended|
November 24, 2010
Morrison worked as on optometrist from 1967 to 2010, and as a broadcast engineer since 1973. He earned a B.S. and OD from the Southern College of Optometry.
He was a member of the Rotary Club, Fellow American Academy of Optometry, Kansas Optometric Association, and the Lions Club.
On his website Morrison said, "Government of the people, by the people, and for the people forms my founding beliefs."
Morrison 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?"
His answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2004 National Political Awareness Test are available.
Morrison did not sponsor any major legislation.
- Health and Human Services Committee, House of Representatives
- Government Efficiency and Fiscal Oversight Committee, House of Representatives (Chair)
- Information Technology Joint Committee, State Legislature
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.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 121|
|James Morrison (R)||8,116||100%|
In 2008 Morrison collected $16,265 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Kansas Contractors Association||$800|
|Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation||$750|
|Hospital Corp. of America||$650|
- Official website
- Kansas Legislature James Morrison
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- Campaign contributions: 1996,1998,2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. James Morrison Biography
- Rep. Jim Morrison
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Morrison Issue Positions
- Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2008 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kansas 2008 - Candidates," accessed March 29, 2014
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
|Kansas House of Representatives District 121
1992–November 25, 2010
| Succeeded by|
State of Kansas
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