Stephanie Clayton

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Stephanie Clayton
Stephanie Clayton.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEmporia State University
Personal
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Stephanie Clayton is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 19 since 2013.

Clayton attended Emporia State University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in History.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Local Government
Transportation and Public Safety Budget
Utilities and Telecommunications

Issues

Campaign themes

Clayton's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Strengthen Education

  • Excerpt:"She understands not only that our children deserve strong schools, but also that by maintaining high standards, we attract better business growth opportunities for all of Johnson County."

Promote Local Control

  • Excerpt:"Stephanie believes in limited government in all aspects, both socially and fiscally."

Keep Taxes Reasonable

  • Excerpt:"Stephanie believes in the “three-legged-stool” philosophy of taxation for Kansans."

Protect Local Businesses

  • Excerpt:"Stephanie wants to protect businesses from intrusive, burdensome governmental regulations. The fiscal future of Kansas depends on Johnson County remaining as an economic engine, and will back initiatives that promote the county’s role in those endeavors."

Support Alternative Energy

  • Excerpt:"Stephanie believes that clean energy solutions not only benefit the quality of life in Johnson County, but also lead to increased efficiency overall. Responsible use of resources keeps costs down, and innovation in this field can also mean more American jobs."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clayton won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 19. Clayton defeated Bruce Belanger in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Zachary Luea (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephanie Clayton 58.8% 7,696
     Democratic Zachary Luea 41.2% 5,395
Total Votes 13,091


Kansas House of Representatives, District 19 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngStephanie Clayton 51.1% 1,911
Bruce Belanger 48.9% 1,829
Total Votes 3,740

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Clayton and her husband Ben have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Denning (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 19
2013–present
Succeeded by
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