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Steve Fitzgerald
Steve Fitzgerald.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 5
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
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 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchArmy
Personal
ProfessionMilitary
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Fitzgerald is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 5 since 2013.

Steve currently serves as a military analyst and trainer for Northrop Grumman. He previously served in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation
Ethics, Elections and Local Government
Ways and Means

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Strong Economic Development

  • Excerpt:"We must improve the road network and especially our connections with the interstates and the Kansas City area. We need infrastructure to attract business and increase jobs."

Kansas Family Values

  • Excerpt:"We need a government that values the family in all parts of our society. "

Second Amendment

  • Excerpt:"Law-abiding citizens in Kansas should be trusted with the exercise of their right to carry concealed weapons."

Taxes

  • Excerpt:"Individual Kansans and small businesses are over taxed in Kansas."

Better Education

  • Excerpt:"The cost of education K-12 in Kansas has steadily increased with little or no improvement in results. Kansas ranks 48 out of 50 states for getting resources to the classroom."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Fitzgerald won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 5. Fitzgerald defeated Mark S. Gilstrap in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Kelly Kultala (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Fitzgerald 51.5% 12,803
     Democratic Kelly Kultala Incumbent 48.5% 12,040
Total Votes 24,843


Kansas State Senate, District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Fitzgerald 61.5% 2,298
Mark S. Gilstrap 38.5% 1,441
Total Votes 3,739

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fitzgerald is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Fitzgerald raised a total of $250,991 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/3/2013.[5]

Steve Fitzgerald's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 5 Won $72,003
2008 Kansas State Senate, District 5 Defeated $127,792
2004 Kansas State Senate, District 5 Defeated $51,196
Grand Total Raised $250,991

2012

Fitzgerald won election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Fitzgerald raised a total of $72,003.

2008

Fitzgerald lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Fitzgerald raised a total of $127,792.

2004

Fitzgerald lost the election for the Kansas State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Fitzgerald raised a total of $51,196.

Scorecards

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.[6]

2013

Steve Fitzgerald received a score of 69.0%% in the 2013 index.[7]

Personal

Fitzgerald and wife Francie have three children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kelly Kultala (D)
Kansas State Senate District 5
2013–present
Succeeded by
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