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Reitz ran for re-election in 2012. He lost in the August 7 Republican primary against [[Joe Knopp]] and [[Bob Reader]]. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ks.gov/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate_display.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (official)," retrieved July 4, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/12elec/2012%20Primary%20Election%20Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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Reitz ran for re-election in 2012. He lost in the August 7 Republican primary against [[Joe Knopp]] and [[Bob Reader]]. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ks.gov/elections/elections_upcoming_candidate_display.asp ''Kansas Secretary of State'', "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (official)," retrieved July 4, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://www.kssos.org/elections/12elec/2012%20Primary%20Election%20Results.pdf ''Kansas Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 21:23, 14 May 2013

Roger Reitz
Roger Reitz.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 22
Former Member
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives
2002 – 2004
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University (1955)
M.D.University of Kansas (1959)
Personal
Date of birthNovember 11, 1932
Place of birthSaint Joseph, Missouri
ProfessionPhysician
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Roger Reitz is a former Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 22 from 2005 to 2013. He was previously a Representative on the Kansas House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004. He has also served as the Mayor/Commissioner of the Manhattan City Comission and the President and member of the Unified School District 383 School Board.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Sen. Reitz's website lists his major commitments as: Education, Economic Development, Energy policies, Health care, Fiscal responsibility, and Public service.[1]

See also: Roger Reitz's issue positions on Project Vote Smart

Recent legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Reitz includes:

  • A resolution to create a budget stabilization fund[2]
  • An act against discrimination based on sexual orientation[3]
  • A bill regarding elections and campaign finance limitations[4], as well as numerous other bills regarding elections
  • A bill limiting who can sell or distribute alcoholic beverages[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Reitz ran for re-election in 2012. He lost in the August 7 Republican primary against Joe Knopp and Bob Reader. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Kansas State Senate, District 22 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Reader 43.1% 3,318
Roger P. Reitz Incumbent 29.2% 2,251
Joe Knopp 27.7% 2,134
Total Votes 7,703

2008

On November 4, 2008, Reitz was re-elected to the 22nd District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Rusty Wilson (D).[8] Reitz raised $82,578 for his campaign, while Wilson raised $168,758.[9]

Kansas State Senate, District 22 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Reitz (R) 12,761 50.0%
Rusty Wilson (D) 12,737 49.9%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Reitz collected $82,578 in donations.[10]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee $18,800
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $3,000
Senator Reitz $2,884
Kansas Association of Realtors $2,000

Scorecards

Kansas Economic Freedom Index

The Kansas Economic Freedom Index is a project of Bob Weeks, creator of the blog Voice For Liberty in Wichita. The purpose of the Index "is to identify Kansas legislators who vote in favor of economic freedom — and those who don’t."[11] Legislators receive a rating from 0-100 percent based on their votes on bills promoting economic freedom.

2010

Roger Reitz received a rating of 13% on the 2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index.[12]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lana Oleen
Kansas State Senate District 22
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Hawk (D)