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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Robert Olson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas State Senate]], representing District 23. He was first appointed to the chamber on since January 11, 2011.<ref>[http://kansas.watchdog.org/6086/bob-montgomery-new-state-rep-district-26/ ''Kansas Watchdog,'' Bob Montgomery, new State Rep District 26 , 11 Jan. 2011]</ref> He previously served in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]] from 2005 to January 11, 2011.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Robert Olson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas State Senate]], representing District 23. He was first appointed to the chamber on January 11, 2011.<ref>[http://kansas.watchdog.org/6086/bob-montgomery-new-state-rep-district-26/ ''Kansas Watchdog,'' "Bob Montgomery, new State Rep District 26," January 11, 2011]</ref>  
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Olson served in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]] from 2005 to 2011.
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
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* H 2150  Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009           
 
* H 2150  Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009           
 
* H 2206  Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
 
* H 2206  Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009<ref>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisIntroduced/detailsLegislation.do;jsessionid=A32630761036BDC6BFC42A5E62AEB727 Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member]</ref>
 
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20120218224957/http://www.newt.org/news/newt-gingrich-announces-support-conservative-kansas-state-legislators ''Newt Gingrich 2012,'' "Newt Gingrich Announces Support of Conservative Kansas State Legislators," February 15, 2012] (Archived)</ref>
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==Elections==
 
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::''See also: [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
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Olson ran for re-election to the 26th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.  He was also unopposed in the GOP primary.  General election took place on November 2, 2010.
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Olson ran for re-election to the 26th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.  He was also unopposed in the GOP primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/10elec/2010PrimaryOfficialResults.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2010 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref><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>
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 26th District Seat in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], defeating Yvonne Marie Cunningham (L).<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2008 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>  Olson raised $52,220 for his campaign, while Cunningham raised $0.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 ''Follow the Money'', "Kansas 2008 - General Election Results," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 26th District Seat in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]], defeating Yvonne Marie Cunningham (L).<ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/08elec/2008_General_Official_Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "2008 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>  Olson raised $52,220 for his campaign, while Cunningham raised $0.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=KS&y=2008 ''Follow the Money'', "Kansas 2008 - General Election Results," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20120218224957/http://www.newt.org/news/newt-gingrich-announces-support-conservative-kansas-state-legislators ''Newt Gingrich 2012,'' "Newt Gingrich Announces Support of Conservative Kansas State Legislators," February 15, 2012] (Archived)</ref>
  
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/sen_olson_robert_1/ Sen. Olson's website]
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* [http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/sen_olson_robert_1/ Kansas Legislature - Senator Robert Olson]
 
* [http://openstates.org/ks/legislators/KSL000024/robert-olson/ Profile from Open States]
 
* [http://openstates.org/ks/legislators/KSL000024/robert-olson/ Profile from Open States]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34452 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34452 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Robert Olson
Robert Olson.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 23
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedJanuary 2011
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives
2005 – 2011
Personal
ProfessionContractor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Olson is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 23. He was first appointed to the chamber on January 11, 2011.[1]

Olson served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Financial Institutions and Insurance, Chair
Organization, Calendar and Rules
Commerce
Utilities
Federal and State Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Olson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Olson won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 23. Olson ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Steve Wright (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas State Senate, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Olson Incumbent 63% 18,859
     Democratic Steve Wright 37% 11,098
Total Votes 29,957

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Olson ran for re-election to the 26th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4][5]

2008

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 26th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Yvonne Marie Cunningham (L).[6] Olson raised $52,220 for his campaign, while Cunningham raised $0.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 26
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Olson (R) 11,067 78.7%
Yvonne Marie Cunningham (L) 2,981 21.2%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Olson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Olson raised a total of $286,056 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.[8]

Robert Olson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 23 Won $139,271
2010 Kansas State House, District 26 Won $35,101
2008 Kansas State House, District 26 Won $52,220
2006 Kansas State House, District 26 Won $45,362
2004 Kansas State House, District 26 Won $10,487
2002 Kansas State House, District 26 Defeated $3,615
Grand Total Raised $286,056

2012

Olson won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $139,271.
Kansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Olson's campaign in 2012
Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte$6,450
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$2,588
Koch Industries$2,000
Steven II, Rodney L$2,000
Kansas Bankers Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$139,271
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Olson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $35,101.

2008

Olson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $52,220.

2006

Olson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $45,362.

2004

Olson won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $10,487.

2002

Olson lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $3,615.

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.[9]

2013

Robert Olson received a score of 74.1% in the 2013 index.[10]

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Robert Olson endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [11]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Karin Brownlee
Kansas State Senate District 23
January 11, 2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 25
2006–January 11, 2011
Succeeded by
Bob Montgomery