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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Peck
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|Full name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|year = 2000
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|Editdate = 6/12/2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094 ''followthemoney.org'', "Peck, Virgil," Accessed June 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 17246
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 12]]
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|totalraised2010 = 26664
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 11]]
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|totalraised2008 = 37586
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 11]]
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|totalraised2006 = 32443
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 11]]
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|totalraised2004 = 10942
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 11]]
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|totalraised2002 = 9841
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|result2002 = Lost
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|office2002 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 11]]
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|totalraised2000 = 5844
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|result2000 = Lost
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|office2000 = [[Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Kansas State House, District 15]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 17246
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|org1 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org2 = Kansas Medical Society
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
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|org4 = Kansas Bankers Association
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|org5 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 750
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|orgamount3 = 650
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|orgamount4 = 600
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|orgamount5 = 549
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Peck received $26,664 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=KS&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 26664
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|org1 = Farmers Insurance Group
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|org2 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org3 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org4 = American Home Life Insurance Co
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|org5 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 750
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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2008===
|Chamber = Kansas House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $26,664
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|total raised = 37586
|org1 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org1 = American Home Life Insurance Co
|org2 = American Home Life Insurance Co
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|org2 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
 
|org3 = Farmers Insurance Group
 
|org3 = Farmers Insurance Group
|org4 = Kansas Association Of Realtors
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|org4 = Jensen International Inc
|org5 = Kansas Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
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|org5 = Kansas Republican Party
|orgdonor1 = $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1500
|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 1250
|orgdonor3 = $1,000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
|orgdonor4 = $1,000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
|orgdonor5 = $750
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|orgamount5 = 1000
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
===2008===
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===2006===
In 2008 Peck collected $37,586 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108120 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 32443
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|org1 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|org2 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org3 = Kelley, Diana
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|org4 = American Home Life Insurance Co
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|org5 = Security National Life
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
Four of his largest contributors were:
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===2004===
{{legislative donor box}}
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{{SLP donor box 2004
|-
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|name = Peck
| American Home Life Insurance Co.
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
| align="right" | $1,500
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
|-
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
| Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|new = yes
| align="right" | $1,250
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 10942
| Kansas Association of Insurance Agents
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|org1 = Kansas Republican Victory Fund
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org2 = Miller, Frank
|-
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|org3 = Jensen International Inc
| Farmers Insurance Group
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|org4 = American Home Life Insurance Co
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org5 = Taeman, Richard
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
|}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 9841
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|org1 = Kansas Republican Party
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|org2 = Kansas Republican Victory Fund
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|org3 = Free Academic Inquiry & Research Cmte
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|org4 = Republican House Campaign Cmte of Kansas
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|org5 = Heart PAC
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|orgamount1 = 1250
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Peck
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|full Name = Virgil Peck, Jr.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5094
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 5844
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|org1 = Peck Jr, Virgil
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|org2 = Eagle, Property Services
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|org3 = Peck, Lynn
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|org4 = Peck, Tamara
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|org5 = Bargains, Tyro
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|orgamount1 = 1200
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 400
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|orgamount5 = 271
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 12:06, 12 June 2013

Virgil Peck, Jr.
Virgil Peck.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 12
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Virgil Peck, Jr. is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 12 since 2013 and currently serving as the Republican Majority Caucus Chairman. He previously represented District 11 from 2005 to 2013.

Prior to his election, he ran unsuccessfully for House District 11 in 2002, and for Kansas State Senate District 15 in 2000.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Peck's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Excerpt:"in creating a strong economy; which improves the lives of current and future Kansans."
  • Excerpt:"in honoring Veterans. He has worked for improved benefits for those who have fought to protect the freedoms we enjoy in America."
  • Excerpt:"in less government and lower taxes for all Kansans."
  • Excerpt:"illegal immigrants should not receive taxpayer funded benefits - such as social security and in-state college tuition."
  • Excerpt:"in fiscally responsible increases in education funding."

Policy Positions

Peck's website lists him as, "Pro-Low Taxes, Pro-Life, Pro-* Education Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, Pro-Business, Pro-Agriculture," and "Pro-2nd Amendment." He states, "We need to address property tax relief, immigration reform, health care costs, state debt, and bring state government spending under control."[3]

Peck 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?"[4]

  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
  • H 2205 Repeal of K.S.A. 76-731a, which grants residency for tuition purposes to certain unlawful immigrants. 02/03/2009
  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009[5]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation and Public Safety Budget, Chair
Appropriations
General Government Budget

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Peck won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 12. Peck defeated Jack Kopfman, Jr. in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Tina Bumgarner (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7][8]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVirgil Peck, Jr. Incumbent 67.3% 5,821
     Democratic Tina Bumgarner 32.7% 2,822
Total Votes 8,643


Kansas House of Representatives, District 12 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVirgil Peck Incumbent 67.6% 2,433
Jack Kopfman, Jr. 32.4% 1,168
Total Votes 3,601

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Peck won re-election to the 11th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[9]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Peck was re-elected to the 11th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Virgil O. Horn, Jr. (D). [10] Peck raised $37,586 for his campaign, while Horn raised $6,081. [11]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 11
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngVirgil Peck, Jr. (R) 5,590 68.0%
Virgil O. Horn, Jr. (D) 2,629 31.9%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Peck is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Peck raised a total of $140,566 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/12/2013.[12]

Virgil Peck, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 12 Won $17,246
2010 Kansas State House, District 11 Won $26,664
2008 Kansas State House, District 11 Won $37,586
2006 Kansas State House, District 11 Won $32,443
2004 Kansas State House, District 11 Won $10,942
2002 Kansas State House, District 11 Defeated $9,841
2000 Kansas State House, District 15 Defeated $5,844
Grand Total Raised $140,566

2012

Peck won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $17,246.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Virgil Peck, Jr.'s campaign in 2012
Kansas Association of Realtors$1,000
Kansas Medical Society$750
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas$650
Kansas Bankers Association$600
Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry$549
Total Raised in 2012$17,246
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Peck won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $26,664.

2008

Peck won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $37,586.

2006

Peck won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $32,443.

2004

Peck won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $10,942.

2002

Peck lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $9,841.

2000

Peck lost the election for the Kansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Peck raised a total of $5,844.

Personal

Peck and his wife Tamara have three children.[13]

Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7641

Email: virgil.peck@house.ks.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Kelly (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 12
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 11
2005–2013
Succeeded by
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