Michael O'Neal

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Michael O'Neal
Kansas House of Representatives District 104
Incumbent
Assumed office
1985
Current term ends
January 10, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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]

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?"[2]

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

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[3]

Committee assignments

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

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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