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Tim Owens

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Tim Owens
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Kansas Senate District 8
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Current term ends
2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Senate site

Tim Owens is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing the 8th District since 2009. 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

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Owens has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Owens served on these committees:

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Owens was elected to the 8th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Judy Macy (D).[3] Owens raised $81,979 for his campaign, while Macy raised $23,746.[4]

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:[5]

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara P. Allen
Kansas Senate District 8
2009–present
Succeeded by
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