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|Name = Pete Brungardt
political position  = Kansas Senate District 24 |
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|Position = Kansas State Senate District 24
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|Tenure =2001 - 2013
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'''Pete Brungardt''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas State Senate]], representing the '''24th''' District since 2001.  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).
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'''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).
  
==Policy Positions==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brungardt served on these committees:
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* [[Ethics and Elections Committee, Kansas State Senate|Ethics and Elections]]
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* [[Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas State Senate|Federal and State Affairs]], Chair
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* [[Health Policy Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Health Policy Oversight]]
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* [[Local Government Committee, Kansas State Senate|Local Government]]
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* [[Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee, Kansas State Senate|Organization, Calendar and Rules]]
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* [[Public Health and Welfare Committee, Kansas State Senate|Public Health and Welfare]], Vice Chair
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* [[Reapportionment Committee, Kansas State Senate|Reapportionment]]
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* [[State-Tribal Relations Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on State-Tribal Relations]], Chair
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brungardt served on these committees:
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* [[Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight]] (Chair)
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* [[Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas State Senate|Federal and State Affairs]] (Chair)
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* [[Ethics and Elections Committee, Kansas State Senate|Ethics and Elections]] (Vice chair)
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* [[State-Tribal Relations Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on State-Tribal Relations]] (Vice Chair)
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* [[Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee, Kansas State Senate|Organization, Calendar and Rules]]
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* [[Public Health and Welfare Committee, Kansas State Senate|Public Health and Welfare]]
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==Issues==
 
Sen. Brungardt does not have a website where he lists his issue positions.
 
Sen. Brungardt does not have a website where he lists his issue positions.
  
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* A bill establishing the Medical Marijuana Defense Act<ref>[http://www.statesurge.com/bills/34530-sb0556-kansas SB 556, State Surge]</reF>
 
* A bill establishing the Medical Marijuana Defense Act<ref>[http://www.statesurge.com/bills/34530-sb0556-kansas SB 556, State Surge]</reF>
 
* A bill defining the jurisdiction of law enforcement officers<ref>[http://www.statesurge.com/bills/44304-sb0013-kansas SB 13, State Surge]</rEf>
 
* A bill defining the jurisdiction of law enforcement officers<ref>[http://www.statesurge.com/bills/44304-sb0013-kansas SB 13, State Surge]</rEf>
 
==Committee assignments==
 
Sen. Brungardt serves on these [[Kansas State Legislature|legislative committees]]:<rEF>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-senate/searchSenate.do?rep=4474 Profile from the Kansas Senate]</ref>
 
* [[Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight]] (Chair)
 
* [[Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas State Senate|Federal and State Affairs]] (Chair)
 
* [[Ethics and Elections Committee, Kansas State Senate|Ethics and Elections]] (Vice chair)
 
* [[State-Tribal Relations Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on State-Tribal Relations]] (Vice Chair)
 
* [[Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee, Kansas State Senate|Organization, Calendar and Rules]]
 
* [[Public Health and Welfare Committee, Kansas State Senate|Public Health and Welfare]]
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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====Targeted====
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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.<ref>[http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/jan/10/business-lobby-targets-eight-republican-incumbents/ ''Lawrence Journal World,'' "Business lobby, aided by $36,000 from Koch Industries, targets eight Republican incumbents in state Senate for defeat," January 10, 2012]</ref>
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Brungardt ran for re-election in 2012. He was defeated by [[Tom Arpke]] in the August 7 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ks.gov/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate_display.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (official)," retrieved July 4, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/12elec/2012%20Primary%20Election%20Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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|Chamber= Kansas State Senate, District 24
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|winner1 =Tom Arpke
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|candidate2 = Pete Brungardt
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|votes1 = 5413
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|votes2 = 4354
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
On November 4, 2008, Brungardt was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the [[Kansas State Senate]], defeating Abner Perney (D).<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf 2008 Kansas Election Results]</ref> Brungardt raised $93,659 for his campaign, while Perney raised $11,004.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 Kansas State Senate, 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Brungardt was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the [[Kansas State Senate]], defeating Abner Perney (D).<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf 2008 Kansas Election Results]</ref> Brungardt raised $93,659 for his campaign, while Perney raised $11,004.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 Kansas State Senate, 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Kansas Economic Freedom Index===
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The Kansas Economic Freedom Index is a project of Bob Weeks, creator of the blog [http://wichitaliberty.org/ 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."<ref>[http://kansaseconomicfreedom.com/ ''Kansas Economic Freedom Index,'' "Homepage," accessed January 13, 2012]</ref> Legislators receive a rating from 0-100 percent based on their votes on bills promoting economic freedom.
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'''Pete Brungardt''' received a rating of '''13%''' on the 2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index.<ref>[http://kansaseconomicfreedom.com/files/kansas-economic-freedom-index-senate-2010.pdf ''Kansas Economic Freedom Index,'' "2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index," May 18, 2010]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Pete + Brungardt + Kansas + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-senate/searchSenate.do?rep=4474 Kansas State Senate Website]  
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*[http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_brungardt_pete_1/ Kansas State Senate Website]  
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34646 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34646 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=34646 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=34646 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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Revision as of 21:24, 14 May 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 took 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]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Pete + Brungardt + Kansas + Legislature

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

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