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{{Retired office holder |
 
  name                = Joshua Svaty |
 
  name                = Joshua Svaty |
 
  profile image      =  |
 
  profile image      =  |
 
  political position  = Kansas House of Representatives District 108 |
 
  political position  = Kansas House of Representatives District 108 |
  incumbency         = Incumbent |
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  retired         = Former representative|
  assumed office      = 2003 |
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  term in office began     = 2003 |
  term ends           = 2011 |
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  term in office ended           = 2011 |
  political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
 
  profession          = Farmer |
 
  profession          = Farmer |
 
  website            = [http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-house/searchHouse.do?rep=4343 Joshua Svaty] |
 
  website            = [http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-house/searchHouse.do?rep=4343 Joshua Svaty] |
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Joshua Svaty''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing the 108th district.  He has served since 2003.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Joshua Svaty''' was a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing the 108th District.  He served from 2003-2011.
  
==Issue positions==
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==Policy Positions==
Svaty 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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=34793 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Svaty ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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Svaty 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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=34793 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Svaty ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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===Sponsored legislation===                                                   
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Has not sponsored any major legislation.<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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While a member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], Svaty served on the following committees:
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* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House of Representatives]] (Ranking Member)
 
* [[Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House of Representatives]] (Ranking Member)
 
* [[Energy and Environmental Policy Joint Committee, State Legislature]]
 
* [[Energy and Environmental Policy Joint Committee, State Legislature]]
  
===Sponsored legislation===                                                   
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==Elections==
Has not sponsored any major legislation.<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
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==Major donors==
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===2010===
The top 5 donors to Svaty's 2008 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108180 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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::''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
*1. AT&T $1,500
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*2. Kansas National Education Assoc $1,000
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Svaty won re-election to the 108th District seat against [[Steven C. Johnson]] (R).  Svaty had no opposition in the Democratic primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010_General_Election_Results.pdf Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>
*3. Kansas Medical Society $1,000
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*4. Kansas Contractors Assoc $1,000
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===2008===
*5. Pioneer Communications $1,000
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On November 4, 2008, Svaty was re-elected to the 108th District Seat in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], defeating Dave Smith (R). <ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf 2008 Kansas Election Results]</ref>  Svaty raised $47,289 for his campaign, while Smith raised $14,756. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 Kansas House of Representatives, 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Joshua Svaty (D)'''
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| align="right" | 5,935
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| align="center" |63.2%
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| colspan="2" | Dave Smith (R)
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| align="right" | 3,442
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| align="center" |36.7%
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==Campaign donors==
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In 2008 Svaty collected $47,289 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108180 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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Four of his largest contributors were:
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| AT&T
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| Kansas Teamsters
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| Kansas [[National Education Association]]
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Kansas Medical Society
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| align="right" | $1,000
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==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
 
Capitol Office
 
Capitol Office
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Room: DSOB
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Email: joshua.svaty@house.ks.gov
 
Email: joshua.svaty@house.ks.gov
  
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Joshua Svaty
Kansas House of Representatives District 108
Former representative
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Farmer
Joshua Svaty was a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 108th District. He served from 2003-2011.

Policy Positions

Svaty 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]

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[2]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Svaty served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Svaty won re-election to the 108th District seat against Steven C. Johnson (R). Svaty had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Svaty was re-elected to the 108th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Dave Smith (R). [4] Svaty raised $47,289 for his campaign, while Smith raised $14,756. [5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 108
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngJoshua Svaty (D) 5,935 63.2%
Dave Smith (R) 3,442 36.7%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Svaty collected $47,289 in donations.[6]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
AT&T $1,500
Kansas Teamsters $1,000
Kansas National Education Association $1,000
Kansas Medical Society $1,000

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7647

Email: joshua.svaty@house.ks.gov

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 108
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Steven C. Johnson (R)