|Kansas House of Representatives District 97|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||George Washington University (1991)|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Date of birth||July 29, 1947|
|Place of birth||Cheyenne, Wyoming|
Osterman earned his B.S. in Health Sciences-Hospital Administration from George Washington University in 1992. He served in the United States navy.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Osterman served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Veterans, Military and Homeland Security, Vice-chair|
|• Health and Human Services|
Osterman serves on the following Kansas House of Representatives committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Commerce and Economic Development|
Osterman won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 97. He defeated Jeff Blubaugh in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Dale Swenson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 97, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Leslie Osterman Incumbent||58.4%||4,068|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 97 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Leslie Osterman Incumbent||50.9%||774|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 97 General Election (2010)|
|Leslie Osterman (R)||2,341|
|Dale Swenson (D)||2,007|
Osterman was endorsed by:
- Kansans for Liberty 
Comprehensive donor information for Osterman is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Osterman raised a total of $34,295 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.
|Leslie Osterman's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 97||$23,430|
|2010||Kansas State House, District 97||$10,029|
|2000||Kansas State House, District 97||$836|
|Grand Total Raised||$34,295|
2012Osterman won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Osterman raised a total of $23,430.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Leslie Osterman's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,127|
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Wichita Area Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$23,430|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Osterman won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Osterman raised a total of $10,029.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Leslie Osterman's campaign in 2010|
|Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation||$1,000|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce||$500|
|Kansas Medical Society||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$10,029|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2000Osterman lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Osterman raised a total of $836.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2000 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Leslie Osterman's campaign in 2000|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$125|
|Total Raised in 2000||$836|
|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.
Leslie Osterman received a score of 58.0% in the 2013 index.
Osterman and his wife, Deloris, have one child.
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- Rep. Osterman's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2000
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 16, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Kansas Secretary of State, 2012 Unofficial Kansas General Election Results, accessed November 27, 2012
- Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010
- Kansans for Liberty
- followthemoney.org, "Osterman, Leslie," Accessed June 21, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Dale Swenson (D)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 97
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