Roderick A. Houston
|Roderick A. Houston|
|Kansas House of Representatives District 89|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Houston is the Pastor of Mt. Olive Tabernacle of Praise Church of God in Christ, where he has served for eight years.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Houston served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Vision 2020|
Houston's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"I firmly believe in and support the laws and initiatives that improve and promote strong families, strong communities, and responsible government."
- Excerpt:"I am dedicated to doing my best to ensure that I enter the Kansas Legislature as an advocate for job creation, public education, fair taxes and accessible, affordable healthcare."
Houston won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 89. He defeated Peggy L. Elliott and David P. Hansen in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Emmanuel Banks (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 89, General Election, 2012|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 89 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Roderick A. Houston||47.4%||589|
|Peggy L. Elliott||31.3%||389|
|David P. Hansen||21.3%||264|
Comprehensive donor information for Houston is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Houston raised a total of $4,980 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/21/2013.
|Roderick A. Houston's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kansas State House, District 89||$4,980|
|Grand Total Raised||$4,980|
2012Houston won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Houston raised a total of $4,980.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Roderick A. Houston's campaign in 2012|
|Jackson Mortuary Inc||$400|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$300|
|Kansas Dental Association||$250|
|Total Raised in 2012||$4,980|
|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.
Roderick Houston received a score of 44.0% in the 2013 index.
Houston and his wife Patricia have three children.
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- Rep. Houston's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- "roderickhouston," Official Campaign Website
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 13, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Kansas Secretary of State, 2012 Unofficial Kansas General Election Results, accessed November 27, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Houston, Roderick A.," Accessed June 21, 2013
- Kansas Policy Institute, "Freedom Index," accessed March 31, 2014
- Ballotpedia, "2013 Kansas Policy Index," accessed March 10, 2015
Melody McCray-Miller (D)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 89
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