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Robert Grant
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Kansas House of Representatives District 2
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday11/28/1948
Place of birthClovis, New Mexico
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Grant is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 2 from July 1991 to 1994 and currently since 1997.

Prior to becoming a representative, Grant served as mayor of Cherokee for 16 years. Long active in the community, he has been involved with the American Legion, West Mineral Eagles and Pittsburg Elks Lodge #412 and currently with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Cherokee Gun Club.[1]

Policy Positions

Grant refused to take Project Vote Smart's Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

Grant does not have any major sponsored legislation.

Co-sponsored:

  • HB2163 - Administrative Procedure Act, Aliens, Attorney General, Contractors, Contracts, Employer And Employees[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation and Public Safety Budget
Appropriations
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Grant served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Grant served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Grant won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 2. Grant ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Jeff Locke (R) and Lawrence E. Monaghan (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Grant Incumbent 53.7% 5,320
     Republican Jeff Locke 43.4% 4,295
     Libertarian Lawrence E. Monaghan 2.9% 285
Total Votes 9,900

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grant won re-election to the 2nd District seat against Jeffrey Locke (R) and Larry Monaghan (D). Grant had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Grant (D) 3,557
Jeffrey Locke (R) 2,826
Larry Monaghan (L) 170

2008

On November 4, 2008, Grant was re-elected to the 2nd District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Jeffrey Grant Locke (R) and Shirley Roy (L). [8] Grant raised $58,494 for his campaign, while Locke raised $4,258 and Roy raised $0.[9]

Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Grant (D) 6,058 62.4%
Jeffrey Grant Locke (R) 3,336 34.3%
Shirley Roy (L) 311 3.2%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Grant received $47,749 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[10]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Grant's campaign in 2010
Kansas Bankers Association$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$1,000
Kansas National Education Association$1,000
Beachner Construction$1,000
Kansas Optometric Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $47,749

2008

In 2008 Grant collected $58,494 for his campaign.[11]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Midwest Minerals $1,000
Kansas National Education Association $1,000
Kansans for Lifesaving Cures $1,000
Kansas Optometric Association $800
Kansas Bankers Association $800

Personal

Grant is married to his wife Lynn. They have a daughter and two grandchildren.

Contact information

Capitol Office:

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7650

Email: bob.grant@house.ks.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 2
1997–present
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