Ron Worley

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Ron Worley
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Former candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 30
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives District 30
2007 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Ron Worley was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 30 of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Worley is a former Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 30 from 2007 to 2013.

Biography

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.[1]

Policy Positions

Worley's website listed his legislative priorities as education, economic development, environment, and immigration.[2]

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?"[3]

  • 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[4]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Worley served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Worley served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Worley's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[5]

  • Education and cost of college
  • State budget

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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.[6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives District 30, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Powell 56.5% 3,978
     Democratic Liz Dickinson 43.5% 3,059
Total Votes 7,037

Kansas House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Powell 55.8% 1,150
Ron Worley 44.2% 912
Total Votes 2,062

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLance Kinzer Incumbent 56.8% 1,146
Ron Worley Incumbent 43.2% 873
Total Votes 2,019

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[9]

2008

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).[10] Worley raised $26,608 for his campaign, while Napolitano raised $4,680 and Darby raised $0.[11]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 30
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRon Worley (R) 5,676 56.3%
Chris Napolitano (D) 3,725 36.9%
Mark Darby (L) 668 6.6%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Worley received $15,185 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[12]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ron Worley's campaign in 2010
Kansas Contractors Association$900
Altria$750
Farmers Insurance Group$750
Kansas National Education Association$500
T-Mobile$500
Total Raised in 2010 $15,185

2008

In 2008 Worley collected $26,608.[13]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $1,650
Kansas Contractors Association $1,000
Kansans for Lifesaving Cures $1,000
Kansas Association of Realtors $900

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7653

Email: ron.worley@house.ks.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 30
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Lance Kinzer (R)