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  |Name =Michael O'Neal
  political position  = Kansas House of Representatives District 104 |
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  |Position = Kansas House of Representatives District 104
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  |Tenure =1985 - Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 14, 2013]]
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|Assumed office =1985
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|Base salary = $88.66/day
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|Last election = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Next election = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Bachelor's =University of Kansas (1973)
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|Birthday =January 16, 1951
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|Place of birth =Kansas City, Missouri
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|Profession =Administrative Partner, Gilliland, Hayes, Professional Association
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|Religion =Protestant
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|Office website =http://kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_oneal_michael_1/
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|Campaign website = http://www.reponeal.com/
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Michael O'Neal''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing the 104th district.  He is the current [[Speaker of the House]] and has served since 1985.
 
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Michael O'Neal''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing the 104th district.  He is the current [[Speaker of the House]] and has served since 1985.
  
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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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Michael O'Neal ''Biography'']</ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Michael O'Neal ''Biography'']</ref>
 
==Policy Positions==
 
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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. O'Neal ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
 
His answers to the [http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=7009 Kansas State Legislative Election 2002 National Political Awareness Test] are available.
 
 
===Sponsored legislation===                                                   
 
Has not sponsored any major legislation.<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Legislative Coordinating Council Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Legislative Coordinating Council]]
 
* [[Legislative Coordinating Council Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Legislative Coordinating Council]]
 
* [[Parole Board Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Parole Board Oversight]]
 
* [[Parole Board Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Parole Board Oversight]]
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==Issues==
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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?"<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart - Rep. O'Neal ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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His answers to the [http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=7009 Kansas State Legislative Election 2002 National Political Awareness Test] are available.
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===Sponsored legislation===                                                   
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Has not sponsored any major legislation.<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.reponeal.com/ Official Website]
 
* [http://www.reponeal.com/ Official Website]
* [http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-house/getDistrictRep.do?district=104 Kansas Legislature - Michael O'Neal]
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* [http://kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_oneal_michael_1/ Kansas Legislature - Michael O'Neal]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=7009 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
* [http://kansasvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=15602 Kansas Votes profile]
 
* [http://kansasvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=15602 Kansas Votes profile]

Revision as of 15:13, 26 October 2011

Michael O'Neal
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Kansas House of Representatives District 104
Incumbent
In office
1985 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 29
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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 Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 104th district. He is the current Speaker of the House and has served since 1985.

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 has been appointed to 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

2008

In 2008 O'Neal collected $58,916 in donations.[7]

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

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: 390-W

Phone: 785-296-2302

Email: mike.oneal@house.ks.gov

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 104
1985–present
Succeeded by
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