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  |Last election = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |Birthday = February 27, 1951
 
  |Place of birth = Axtell, Kansas
 
  |Place of birth = Axtell, Kansas
 
  |Profession = Farmer
 
  |Profession = Farmer
 
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  |Office website =http://kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_garber_randy_1/
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  |Office website = http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_garber_randy_1/
 
  |Campaign website = http://randygarberforkansas.net/
 
  |Campaign website = http://randygarberforkansas.net/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Randy Garber''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing District 62 since 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Randy Garber''' (b. February 27, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], representing District 62. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Garber is a 20-year veteran of the United States Navy, and after his retirement he continued to teach about electronics and guns in Navy schools.<ref name=website>[http://randygarberforkansas.net/ "randygarberforkansas," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Garber served in the United States Navy for 20 years.<ref name=website>[http://randygarberforkansas.net/ "randygarberforkansas," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Garber's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
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'''Taxes and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Aiding small business growth will produce more state revenue and ease the tax burden for everyone."
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'''Human Life and the Family'''
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*Excerpt:"I am pro-life and believe in the sanctity of every human life. Protecting family values is important in keeping our communities strong."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt:"Our schools need more local control and less government interference."
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'''2nd Amendment'''
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*Excerpt:"I support the rights of law-abiding citizens to own guns without government regulation."
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'''Pro-Agriculture'''
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*Excerpt:"I supported legislation that reduces regulations on agriculture."
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|Committee6 = Vision 2020  
 
|Committee6 = Vision 2020  
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Garber's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
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'''Taxes and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt: "Aiding small business growth will produce more state revenue and ease the tax burden for everyone."
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'''Human Life and the Family'''
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*Excerpt: "I am pro-life and believe in the sanctity of every human life. Protecting family values is important in keeping our communities strong."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt: "Our schools need more local control and less government interference."
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'''2nd Amendment'''
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*Excerpt: "I support the rights of law-abiding citizens to own guns without government regulation."
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'''Pro-Agriculture'''
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*Excerpt: "I supported legislation that reduces regulations on agriculture."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{KS HD62 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''  
 
:: ''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''  
  
Garber won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate_display.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 6, 2012.]</ref>
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Garber won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate_display.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," accessed July 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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{{Primary election box 2012
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Garber defeated incumbent [[Steve Lukert]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010_General_Election_Results.pdf Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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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 ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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|Full name = Randy Garber
 
|Full name = Randy Garber
 
|year = 2010
 
|year = 2010
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|totalraised2012 = 41323
 
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==Scorecards==
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===Kansas Freedom Index===
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{{Kansas Policy Institute Writeup}}
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====2013====
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{{2013 Kansas Policy Index|name=Randy Garber|score=74.0}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Garber and his wife Kay have five children.<ref name=website/>
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Garber and his wife, Kay, have five children.<ref name=website/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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* [[Kansas House of Representatives]]
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* [[Kansas House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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* [[Kansas State Legislature#Joint Legislative Committees|Joint Committees]]
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* [[Kansas state legislative districts]]
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* [[Kansas State Legislature]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://randygarberforkansas.net/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://randygarberforkansas.net/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_garber_randy_1/ House site]
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*[http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_garber_randy_1/ Rep. Garber's website]
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*[http://openstates.org/ks/legislators/KSL000071/randy-garber/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=125129 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=125129 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=125129 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=125129 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/RepRandyGarber Randy Garber on Facebook]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/RepRandyGarber Randy Garber on Facebook]
 
*[https://twitter.com/RepRandyGarber Randy Garber on Twitter]
 
*[https://twitter.com/RepRandyGarber Randy Garber on Twitter]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126745 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137323 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126745 2010]
  
 
==References==  
 
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Randy Garber
Randy Garber.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSabetha
Military service
Service/branchNavy
Years of service1969-1989
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 27, 1951
Place of birthAxtell, Kansas
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Randy Garber (b. February 27, 1951) is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 62. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Garber served in the United States Navy for 20 years.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

2011-2012

Garber served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

Issues

Campaign themes

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

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."

Education

  • Excerpt: "Our schools need more local control and less government interference."

2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt: "I support the rights of law-abiding citizens to own guns without government regulation."

Pro-Agriculture

  • Excerpt: "I supported legislation that reduces regulations on agriculture."

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Steve Lukert is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Randy Garber is unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Garber Incumbent 63.2% 6,244
     Democratic Dennis Stones 36.8% 3,635
Total Votes 9,879
Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Garber Incumbent 59.3% 2,110
Leslie Scoby 40.7% 1,447
Total Votes 3,557

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Garber defeated incumbent Steve Lukert (D) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 62 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Garber (R) 3,909
Steve Lukert (D) 3,353

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Randy Garber's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 62 Won $41,323
2010 Kansas State House, District 62 Won $18,785
Grand Total Raised $60,108

2012

Garber 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
Garber, Randy$4,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$1,127
Kansas Cmte For Rural Electrification$1,000
Koch Industries$1,000
Kansas Medical Society$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$41,323
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Garber won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Garber raised a total of $18,785.

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.[5]

2013

Randy Garber received a score of 74.0% in the 2013 index.[6]

Personal

Garber and his wife, Kay, have five children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Lukert (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 62
2011–present
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