Louis Ruiz

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Louis Ruiz
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Kansas House of Representatives District 31
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Louis Ruiz is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 31 since 2013. He previously represented District 31 from 2005 to 2013.

Ruiz is a retired employee of Lucent Technologies.[1]

Policy Positions

Ruiz 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]

  • H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ruiz served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Federal and State Affairs
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ruiz served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ruiz served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ruiz won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 31. Ruiz ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Tim Kelb (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLouis Ruiz Incumbent 71.9% 4,050
     Republican Tim Kelb 28.1% 1,586
Total Votes 5,636

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ruiz won re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ruiz was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [7] He raised $11,775 for his campaign. [8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 32
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngLouis Ruiz (D) 3,552 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ruiz is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Ruiz raised a total of $57,633 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/12/2013.[9]

Louis Ruiz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 31 Won $15,100
2010 Kansas State House, District 32 Won $12,600
2008 Kansas State House, District 32 Won $11,775
2006 Kansas State House, District 32 Won $11,011
2004 Kansas State House, District 32 Won $7,147
Grand Total Raised $57,633

2012

Ruiz won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ruiz raised a total of $15,100.

2010

Ruiz won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Ruiz raised a total of $12,600.

2008

Ruiz won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Ruiz raised a total of $11,775.

2006

Ruiz won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Ruiz raised a total of $11,011.

2004

Ruiz won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Ruiz raised a total of $7,147.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stan Frownfelter (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 31
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 32
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Michael Peterson (D)