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Janice Pauls
Janice Pauls.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 102
Incumbent
In office
September 4, 1991 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Janice Pauls is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 102. She was first appointed to the chamber on September 4, 1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Judiciary
Rules and Journal
Corrections and Juvenile Justice

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Policy positions

Pauls 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?"[1]

  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pauls won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 102. She faced Erich Bishop in the August 7 Democratic primary. The race remained too close to call, with Pauls leading Bishop by 7 votes.[3] Following a recount, Pauls was declared the winner on August 20 by a margin of 428-420.[4][5]

She defeated Dakota Bass (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 102, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice Pauls Incumbent 66.3% 3,711
     Republican Dakota Bass 33.7% 1,890
Total Votes 5,601


Kansas House of Representatives, District 102 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanice Pauls Incumbent 50.5% 428
Erich Bishop 49.5% 420
Total Votes 848

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pauls won re-election to the 102nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Pauls was re-elected to the 102nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [9] She raised $9,590 for her campaign. [10]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 102
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJanice Pauls (D) 4,167 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pauls is available dating back to 1996 June 21, 2013. Based on available campaign finance records, Pauls raised a total of $90,406 during that time period. This information was last updated on {{{Editdate}}}.[11]

Janice Pauls's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $24,167
2010 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $11,797
2008 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $9,590
2006 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $9,755
2004 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $6,300
2002 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $16,530
2000 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $5,414
1998 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $3,783
1996 Kansas State House, District 102 Won $3,070
Grand Total Raised $90,406

2012

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $24,167.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Janice Pauls's campaign in 2012
UTU PAC$1,000
Kansas Medical Society$1,000
Kansas Bankers Association$1,000
Kansas Livestock Association$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$800
Total Raised in 2012$24,167
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $11,797.

2008

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $9,590.

2006

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $9,755.

2004

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $6,300.

2002

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $16,530.

2000

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $5,414.

1998

Pauls won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $3,783.

1996

Pauls won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Pauls raised a total of $3,070.

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.[12]

2013

Janice Pauls received a score of 39.0% in the 2013 index.[13]

Personal

Pauls has a husband, Ronald.

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External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 102
1991–present
Succeeded by
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