Robert Grant

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Robert Grant
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Kansas House of Representatives District 2
Former Member
In office
1997-December 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday11/28/1948
Place of birthClovis, New Mexico
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Grant is a former Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 2 from 1997 to December 2013 and from July 1991 to 1994. He resigned on December 10, 2013, citing a loss of passion for the job.[1]

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:

Issues

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]

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]

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.[6]

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).[7] Grant raised $58,494 for his campaign, while Locke raised $4,258 and Roy raised $0.[8]


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

Comprehensive donor information for Grant is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Grant raised a total of $357,125 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[9]

Robert Grant's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $54,666
2010 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $47,749
2008 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $58,494
2006 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $74,693
2004 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $38,766
2002 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $25,060
2000 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $18,042
1998 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $17,356
1996 Kansas State House, District 2 Won $22,299
Grand Total Raised $357,125

2012

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $54,666.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Grant's campaign in 2012
Kansas Contractors Association$1,000
Beachner Construction$1,000
Farmers Insurance Group$1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Bankers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$54,666
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $47,749.

2008

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $58,494.

2006

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $74,693.

2004

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $38,766.

2002

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $25,060.

2000

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $18,042.

1998

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $17,356.

1996

Grant won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Grant raised a total of $22,299.

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.[10]

2013

Robert Grant received a score of 38.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

Personal

Grant and his wife, Lynn, have one child. 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.[12]

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2000, 1998, 1996

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 2
1997–December 2013
Succeeded by
Adam Lusker (D)