|Kansas House of Representatives District 23|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Evangel University, 1987|
|Date of birth||1964|
Meigs earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Evangel University in 1987. Her professional experience includes working as a teacher.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Meigs served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Children and Seniors, Vice-chair|
Meigs serves on the following Kansas House of Representatives committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children and Families|
|• Government Efficiency|
|• Health and Human Services|
Meigs' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Constitutionally Limited Government
- Excerpt: "Government has a specifically designed role in our society."
- Excerpt: "Quality education has been one of the strengths of Johnson County. In order to ensure this continues, I would support legislation that revises the current state funding formula."
- Excerpt: "We need fiscally responsible leaders in Topeka that are going to rein in spending, lower taxes and encourage both consumers and businesses to do business in Kansas."
- Excerpt: "I will fight to see that late-term abortion laws are being enforced."
Rule of Law
- Excerpt: "I support and stand behind the rule of law when it comes to immigration."
Meigs won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 23. Meigs ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Dave Pack (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kelly Meigs Incumbent||50.9%||4,390|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 17 General Election (2010)|
|Kelly Meigs (R)||5,647|
|Bryan Cox (D)||2,962|
|Michael Kerner (L)||345|
Comprehensive donor information for Meigs is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Meigs raised a total of $49,232 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.
|Kelly Meigs's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 23||$21,402|
|2010||Kansas State House, District 17||$27,830|
|Grand Total Raised||$49,232|
2012Meigs won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Meigs raised a total of $21,402.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kelly Meigs's campaign in 2012|
|Johnson County Republican Central Cmte||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Kansas Bankers Association||$550|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$549|
|Total Raised in 2012||$21,402|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Meigs won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Meigs raised a total of $27,830.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kelly Meigs's campaign in 2010|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$27,830|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
Kelly Meigs received a score of 70.0% in the 2013 index.
Meigs and her husband, Mike, have four children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Kelly + Meigs + Kansas + Legislature
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- Kansas Legislature - Representative Kelly Meigs
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Project Vote Smart, "Kelly Meigs' Biography," accessed March 31, 2014
- Kelly Meigs for State Representative, "Issues," accessed March 31, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 31, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Meigs, Kelly," accessed June 12, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Judy Morrison (R)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 23
| Succeeded by|
Jill Quigley (R)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 17
| Succeeded by|
Brett Hildabrand (R)
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