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Some of the top contributors to Owens's 2008 campaign, according to the ''National Institute on Money in State Politics'':<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108114 Tim Owens 2008 campaign contributions]</ref>
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: Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, Hallmark Cards, Kansas Contractors Association, Kansas Association of Realtors, Kansas Medical Society, and others
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Finance, insurance, and real estate companies were his largest donor group.
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===2008===
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In 2008 Owens collected $81,979 in donations:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108114 Tim Owens 2008 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His four largest contributors were:
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| Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee
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| Senate Republican Leadership Committee of Kansas
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| Hallmark Cards
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| Kansas Contractors Association
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Revision as of 19:24, 3 June 2010

Tim Owens
TimOwens.jpg
Kansas Senate District 8
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Senate site

Tim Owens is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 8th District since 2008. He was a Representative for the 19th district in the Kansas House of Representatives from 2002 until his election as Senator. From 1981 to 2005, he served as a council member for the Overland Park City Council, 3rd District. He is married with 2 children.

Policy positions

Sen. Owens's views on the issues according to his website:[1]

  • A new approach to education. Education funding is important.
  • Opposed to a TABOR amendment until it is "clear and well understood".
  • Laws to regulate eminent domain are needed.
  • Pro-life
  • Supports stem cell research
  • Not opposed to gun possession but has voted against concealed weapons carrying

Sen. Owens currently co-sponsored a resolution in favor of private ballot union elections.[2]

Committee assignments

Sen. Owens serves on these legislative committees:[3]

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Owens was elected to the 8th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Judy Macy (D).[4] Owens raised $81,979 for his campaign, while Macy raised $23,746.[5]

Kansas State Senate, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngTim Owens (R) 17,708 53.6%
Judy Macy (D) 15,297 46.4%

Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008 Owens collected $81,979 in donations:[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee $2,800
Senate Republican Leadership Committee of Kansas $2,000
Hallmark Cards $2,000
Kansas Contractors Association $2,000

External links

References