John Faber

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John Faber
Kansas House of Representatives District 120
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Farmer/Rancher
John Faber was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 120th district. He served from 1997-2011.

Faber has been involved with a number of community organizations, including the Brewster Co Op Board, Compassionate Friends, Goodland Co Op Board, and Lutheran Parish of Western Kansas.[1]

Policy Positions

Faber 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]

His answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 1996 National Political Awareness Test are available.

  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009[3]

Committee assignments



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

In the August 3rd primary election, Faber was defeated by Republican primary opponent Ward Cassidy (R). Cassidy defeated Faber by a margin of 2,418-1,925.[4] Faber was seeking his eighth term. Cassidy faced Robert Strevey (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Faber was re-elected to the 120th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Robert G. Strevey (D). [5] Faber raised $17,264 for his campaign, while Strevey raised $1,517. [6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 120
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Faber (R) 6,761 72.5%
Robert G. Strevey (D) 2,558 27.4%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Faber collected $17,264 in donations.[7]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Medical Society $750
Kansas Association of Insurance Agents $600
National Rifle Association $500
BP North America $500

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: 161-W

Phone: 785-296-7500


External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 120
Succeeded by
Ward Cassidy (R)