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Revision as of 08:19, 18 January 2013

Pete Brungardt
Pete Brungardt.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 24
Former Member
In office
2001 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
City Commission, Salina
1991 – 1999
Salina City Planning Commission
1986 – 1991
Education
Bachelor'sPennsylvania College of Optometry (1969)
OtherPennsylvania College of Optometry (1971)
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 30, 1947
Place of birthSalina, Kansas
ProfessionOptometrist
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Pete Brungardt is a former Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 24 from 2001 to 2013. His previous political experiences include the Salina City Planning Commission (1986-1991), Salina City Commission (1991-1999), and Mayor of Salina (1993-1994, 1998-1999).

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brungardt served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brungardt served on these committees:

Issues

Sen. Brungardt does not have a website where he lists his issue positions.

See: Pete Brungardt issue positions on Project Vote Smart

Legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Brungardt includes:[1]

  • A bill establishing the Medical Marijuana Defense Act[2]
  • A bill defining the jurisdiction of law enforcement officers[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Targeted

Brungardt is one of eight Republican incumbents that the Kansas Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee targeted for defeat in 2012. It sees the eight incumbents as being impediments to private sector job creation and has made $1,000 donations and in-kind contributions to the Republican challengers.[4]

Brungardt ran for re-election in 2012. He was defeated by Tom Arpke in the August 7 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Kansas State Senate, District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Arpke 55.4% 5,413
Pete Brungardt Incumbent 44.6% 4,354
Total Votes 9,767

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brungardt was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Abner Perney (D).[7] Brungardt raised $93,659 for his campaign, while Perney raised $11,004.[8]

Kansas State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngPete Brungardt (R) 18,976 66.7%
Abner Perney (D) 9,449 33.2%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Brungardt collected $93,659 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee $6,800
Kansas National Education Association $2,000
Kansas Contractors Association $2,000
Kansas Association of Realtors $2,000

Scorecards

Kansas Economic Freedom Index

The Kansas Economic Freedom Index is a project of Bob Weeks, creator of the blog Voice For Liberty in Wichita. The purpose of the Index "is to identify Kansas legislators who vote in favor of economic freedom — and those who don’t."[10] Legislators receive a rating from 0-100 percent based on their votes on bills promoting economic freedom.

2010

Pete Brungardt received a rating of 13% on the 2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ben E. Vidricksen
Kansas State Senate District 24
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Arpke (R)