Difference between revisions of "Joshua Svaty"
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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>
Revision as of 19:49, 24 February 2011
|Kansas House of Representatives District 108|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
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?"
Has not sponsored any major legislation.
While a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Svaty served on the following committees:
- Energy and Utilities Committee, House of Representatives
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House of Representatives (Ranking Member)
- Energy and Environmental Policy Joint Committee, State Legislature
On November 4, 2008, Svaty was re-elected to the 108th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Dave Smith (R).  Svaty raised $47,289 for his campaign, while Smith raised $14,756. 
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 108|
|Joshua Svaty (D)||5,935||63.2%|
|Dave Smith (R)||3,442||36.7%|
In 2008 Svaty collected $47,289 in donations.
Four of his largest contributors were:
|Kansas National Education Association||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
- Kansas Legislature - Joshua Svaty
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign contributions: 2002, 2004, 2008
|Kansas House of Representatives District 108
| Succeeded by|
Steven C. Johnson (R)
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