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Joe Seiwert
Joe Seiwert.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 101
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joe Seiwert is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 101 since 2009.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Utilities and Telecommunications, Chair
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Seiwert's website lists his legislative priorities as local control and adequate funding of * Education Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, promoting new businesses and protecting existing ones, affordable and reliable energy, and accountability for government spending and waste.[1]

He 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

Seiwert won re-election to the District 101 House seat in 2012. He defeated Mark E. Holick and Jamey Blubaugh in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 101 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Seiwert Incumbent 53.1% 1,579
Jamey Blubaugh 36% 1,071
Mark E. Holick 10.9% 323
Total Votes 2,973

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Seiwert won re-election to the 101st District seat against Curt Miller (D) and Thad Bartley (L). Seiwert had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 101 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Seiwert (R) 4,762
Curt Miller (D) 1,553
Thad Bartley (L) 314

2008

On November 4, 2008, Seiwert was elected to the 101st District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Mark R. Treaster (D). [7] Seiwert raised $32,000 for his campaign, while Treaster raised $42,908. [8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 101
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Seiwert (R) 4,690 51.9%
Mark R. Treaster (D) 4,502 48.9%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Seiwert is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Seiwert raised a total of $108,012 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/21/2013.[9]

Joe Seiwert's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 101 Won $40,318
2010 Kansas State House, District 101 Won $35,694
2008 Kansas State House, District 101 Won $32,000
Grand Total Raised $108,012

2012

Seiwert won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Seiwert raised a total of $40,318.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Seiwert's campaign in 2012
AT&T$2,000
Kansas Cmte For Rural Electrification$1,000
Koch Industries$1,000
Centurylink$1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$40,318
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Seiwert won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Seiwert raised a total of $35,694.

2008

Seiwert won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Seiwert raised a total of $32,000.

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.[10]

2013

Joe Seiwert received a score of 61.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

Recent news

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