Steven Brunk

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Steven Brunk
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Kansas House of Representatives District 85
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steven Brunk is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 85 since 2003.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Federal and State Affairs, Vice-chair
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Brunk's website lists his legislative priorities as "illegal alien laws, additional health care policy reform, energy policy, budget control and budget transparency, economic stimulus, and voter ID reform."[1]

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?"[2]

  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009[3]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Steven Brunk endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brunk won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 85. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Barry D. Stanley (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 85, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Brunk Incumbent 67.2% 6,806
     Democratic Barry Stanley 32.8% 3,316
Total Votes 10,122

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brunk won re-election to the 85th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brunk was re-elected to the 85th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Billie Knighton (D). [9] Brunk raised $39,143 for his campaign, while Knighton raised $11,835. [10]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 85
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Brunk (R) 7,761 65.3%
Billie Knighton (D) 4,121 34.6%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Brunk received $22,673 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[11]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Brunk's campaign in 2010
Wal-Mart$1,100
Kansas Association Of Realtors$1,000
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation$1,000
Koch Industries$1,000
Kansas Chamber Of Commerce & Industry$750
Total Raised in 2010 $22,673

2008

In 2008 Brunk collected $39,143 in donations.[12]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Association of Realtors $1,000
Koch Industries $1,000
Kansas Contractors Association $1,000
Kansas Medical Society $1,000
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry $1,000

Personal

Brunk has a wife, Billie.[13]

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Kansas House of Representatives District 85
2003–present
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