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Pat Pettey
Pat Pettey.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Pat Pettey is a Democratic member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 6 since 2013.

Pettey taught for 36 years in the Turner School District.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation
Judiciary
Education

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Education

  • Excerpt:"As your state senator Pat will work to restore funding to our classrooms."

Tax Fairness

  • Excerpt:"As your state senator Pat will work to provide real tax relief by working to reduce property taxes."

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"As your state senator Pat will work tirelessly to bring new jobs to the 6th district."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Pettey won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 6. He defeated Mario Escobar in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Chris Steineger (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Pettey 62.1% 11,637
     Republican Chris Steineger Incumbent 37.9% 7,106
Total Votes 18,743


Kansas State Senate, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Pettey 72.6% 1,842
Mario Escobar 27.4% 695
Total Votes 2,537

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pettey is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Pettey raised a total of $90,054 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/3/2013.[5]

Pat Pettey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 6 Won $50,779
2000 Kansas State Senate, District 6 Defeated $21,063
1996 Kansas State Senate, District 6 Defeated $18,212
Grand Total Raised $90,054

2012

Pettey won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Pettey raised a total of $50,779.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Pat Pettey's campaign in 2012
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte of Kansas$2,000
Kansas National Education Association$2,000
Hollywood Casino At Kansas Speedway$2,000
Kansas AFL-CIO$2,000
Heavy Constructors Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$50,779
Source:Follow the Money

2000

Pettey lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Pettey raised a total of $21,063.

1996

Pettey lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Pettey raised a total of $18,212.

Scorecards

Kansas Freedom Index

The Kansas Policy Institute, Kansas’s "first free market think tank," releases its legislator scorecard as a part of its Kansas Freedom Index for Kansas state representatives and senators once a year. The Score Card gives each legislator a score from 1%-100% based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on specific issues which the Kansas Policy Institute thought were pro-limited government policies.[6]

2013

Pat Pettey received a score of 33.6% in the 2013 index.[7]

Personal

Pettey and her husband John have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Steineger (R)
Kansas State Senate District 6
2013–present
Succeeded by
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