Difference between revisions of "Michael O'Neal"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(References)
Line 184: Line 184:
 
{{end box}}  
 
{{end box}}  
  
{{Speakers of the House}}
 
 
{{Kansas House of Representatives}}
 
{{Kansas House of Representatives}}
 
{{Kansas}}
 
{{Kansas}}

Revision as of 10:12, 11 July 2013

Michael O'Neal
Mike O'Neal.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 104
Former Member
In office
1985 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1984
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas (1973)
J.D.University of Kansas (1976)
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1951
Place of birthKansas City, Missouri
ProfessionAdministrative Partner, Gilliland, Hayes, Professional Association
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael O'Neal is a former Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 104 from 1985 to 2013 and serving as Speaker of the House.

O'Neal, who has his BA and JD from the University of Kansas, has worked as an administrative Partner with Gilliland, Hayes, PA since 1988.

He is presently a member of the Defense Research Institute, National Conference of State Legislature, Kansas County Mental Health Association Board, Kansas Association of Defense Council, and Kansas Bar Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, O'Neal served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, O'Neal served on the following committees:

Issues

O'Neal 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]

His answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2002 National Political Awareness Test are available.

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

O'Neal won re-election to the 104th District seat against Jack Mace (D) and Bennie Ferguson (L). O'Neal had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 104 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael O'Neal (R) 4,956
Jack Mace (D) 2,828
Bennie Ferguson (L) 388

2008

On November 4, 2008, O'Neal was re-elected to the 104th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Bennie Lee "Ben" Ferguson (L). [5] O'Neal raised $58,916 for his campaign, while Ferguson raised $0. [6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 104
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael O'Neal (R) 8,711 81.2%
Bennie Lee Ferguson (L) 2,009 18.7%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, O'Neal received $91,101 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael O'Neal's campaign in 2010
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$1,000
Sprint Nextel$1,000
Kansas Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association$1,000
Kansas Association Of Insurance Agents$1,000
Union Pacific Railroad$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $91,101

2008

In 2008 O'Neal collected $58,916 in donations.[8]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Optometric Association $1,000
Pfizer $1,000
Koch Industries $1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors $1,000

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Michael + O'Neal + Kansas + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
-
Kansas House of Representatives District 104
1985–2013
Succeeded by
Steven R. Becker (R)