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Garber defeated incumbent [[Steve Lukert]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010_General_Election_Results.pdf
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|Kansas House of Representatives District 62|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Years of service||1969-1989|
|Date of birth||2/27/51|
|Place of birth||Axtell, Kansas|
Garber served in the United States Navy for 20 years.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Garber served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Utilities and Telecommunications, Vice-chair|
|• Social Services Budget|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget|
|• Energy and Environment|
Garber served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Economic Development|
|• Economic Development|
|• Local Government|
|• Veterans, Military and Homeland Security|
|• Vision 2020|
Garber's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Taxes and the Economy
- Excerpt:"Aiding small business growth will produce more state revenue and ease the tax burden for everyone."
Human Life and the Family
- Excerpt:"I am pro-life and believe in the sanctity of every human life. Protecting family values is important in keeping our communities strong."
- Excerpt:"Our schools need more local control and less government interference."
- Excerpt:"I support the rights of law-abiding citizens to own guns without government regulation."
- Excerpt:"I supported legislation that reduces regulations on agriculture."
Garber won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 62. Garber defeated Leslie Scoby in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Dennis R. Stones (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Randy Garber Incumbent||63.2%||6,244|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Randy Garber Incumbent||59.3%||2,110|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 General Election (2010)|
|Randy Garber (R)||3,909|
|Steve Lukert (D)||3,353|
Comprehensive donor information for Garber is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Garber raised a total of $60,108 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.
|Randy Garber's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 62||$41,323|
|2010||Kansas State House, District 62||$18,785|
|Grand Total Raised||$60,108|
2012Garber won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Garber raised a total of $41,323.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Garber's campaign in 2012|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,127|
|Kansas Cmte For Rural Electrification||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$41,323|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Garber won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Garber raised a total of $18,785.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Garber's campaign in 2010|
|Stand Up For Kansas||$600|
|Robert C Carson Trust||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$18,785|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
Randy Garber received a score of 74.0% in the 2013 index.
Garber and his wife, Kay, have five children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Randy + Garber + Kansas + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Official campaign website
- Rep. Garber's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Randy Garber on Facebook
- Randy Garber on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- "randygarberforkansas," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 6, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Garber, Randy," accessed June 19, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- 2013 Kansas Policy Index
Steve Lukert (D)
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