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==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 15:33, 12 June 2013

Melissa Rooker
Melissa Rooker.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolShawnee Mission East
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas (1986)
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Melissa Rooker is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 25 since 2013.

Rooker formerly served as Director of Development Malpaso Productions. She attended the University of Kansas, receiving a Bachelor's of Fine Arts.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Children and Seniors
Education
Vision 2020

Issues

Campaign themes

Rooker's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Strong Schools

  • Excerpt:"I believe that our school finance formula used to distribute funds statewide could be better. Yet regardless of how the pie is sliced, if the pie is too small, most everyone will go hungry."

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"The creation of an environment which fosters growth, requires an educated workforce, to generate strong, healthy, and safe communities."

Strong Communities

  • Excerpt:"In Topeka, I will oppose efforts to push unfunded mandates down to our cities, county, and school districts."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rooker won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 25. Rooker defeated Stephen Foster and Bill Griffith in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Megan England (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Rooker 50.8% 6,573
     Democratic Megan England 49.2% 6,376
Total Votes 12,949


Kansas House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Rooker 47.2% 1,330
Stephen Foster 27.3% 769
Bill Griffith 25.6% 721
Total Votes 2,820

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rooker is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rooker raised a total of $31,142 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/12/2013.[5]

Melissa Rooker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 25 Won $31,142
Grand Total Raised $31,142

2012

Rooker won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rooker raised a total of $31,142.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Melissa Rooker's campaign in 2012
Fischer, David & Jennifer$1,000
Brown, Phil & Peedee$1,000
Brown, Phil & Peedee$1,000
Brown, David & Lisa$1,000
Hallmark Global Services$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$31,142
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Rooker and her husband Tom have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Bollier (R)
Kansas House Of Representatives District 25
2013-present
Succeeded by
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