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|Former candidate for|
|Kansas House of Representatives District 30|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Kansas House of Representatives District 30|
|2007 - 2013|
|Bachelor's||Kansas State University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
Prior to being elected, Worley worked for 14 years as a building official in Lenexa, and has served in the U.S. Air Force. He received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University.
Worley has been a member of the Kansas City Catbackers Club, Leadership Lenexa Alumni Association, Lenexa Chamber of Commerce, and the Veteran's of Foreign Wars.
Worley's website listed his legislative priorities as education, economic development, environment, and immigration.
He refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 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?"
- H 2154 Conduct and offenses giving rise to forfeiture; adding prostitution and related offenses. 02/24/2009
- H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Worley served on the following committees:
- Aging and Long Term Care Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Local Government Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Pensions, Investments and Benefits Committee, Kansas State Legislature
- Transportation Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Vision 2020 Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Worley served on the following committees:
- Commerce and Labor Committee, House of Representatives
- Transportation Committee, House of Representatives
- Aging and Long Term Care Committee, House of Representatives
- Economic Development and Tourism Committee, House of Representatives
Worley's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Education and cost of college
- State budget
Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Liz Dickinson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Randy Powell defeated Ron Worley in the Republican primary. Powell defeated Dickinson in the general election.
|Kansas House of Representatives District 30, General Election, 2014|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2014|
Worley ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 30. He was defeated by District 14 incumbent Lance Kinzer in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012. Liz Dickinson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Lance Kinzer Incumbent||56.8%||1,146|
|Ron Worley Incumbent||43.2%||873|
Worley won re-election to the 30th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Worley was re-elected to the 30th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Chris Napolitano (D) and Mark Darby (L). Worley raised $26,608 for his campaign, while Napolitano raised $4,680 and Darby raised $0.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 30|
|Ron Worley (R)||5,676||56.3%|
|Chris Napolitano (D)||3,725||36.9%|
|Mark Darby (L)||668||6.6%|
In 2010, Worley received $15,185 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ron Worley's campaign in 2010|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$900|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$750|
|Kansas National Education Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$15,185|
In 2008 Worley collected $26,608.
His four largest contributors were:
|Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce||$1,650|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$1,000|
|Kansans for Lifesaving Cures||$1,000|
|Kansas Association of Realtors||$900|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Ron + Worley + Kansas + House"
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- Ron Worley's Official Website
- Kansas Legislature - Ron Worley
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- Campaign contributions: 2006, 2008
- "Project Vote Smart, "Ron Worley's Biography," accessed August 6, 2014
- Rep. Ron Worley Legislative Topics
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Worley Issue Positions
- Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
- Official campaign webiste, "Home page," accessed June 26, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2014 General (unofficial)," accessed September 15, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Official Primary Candidate List," accessed June 28, 2012
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- Kansas Secretary of State, "2008 General Election - Official Vote Totals," accessed March 29, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kansas 2008 - Candidates," accessed March 29, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kansas 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 31, 2014
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
|Kansas House of Representatives District 30
| Succeeded by|
Lance Kinzer (R)
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