Virgil Weigel

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Virgil Weigel
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Kansas House of Representatives District 56
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Virgil Weigel is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 56 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Pensions and Benefits
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security



See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Weigel won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 56. Weigel ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Janet Mitchell (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVirgil Weigel 51.9% 4,989
     Republican Janet Mitchell 48.1% 4,628
Total Votes 9,617

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Weigel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Weigel raised a total of $6,678 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/19/2013.[3]

Virgil Weigel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 56 Won $6,678
Grand Total Raised $6,678


Weigel won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Weigel raised a total of $6,678.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Virgil Weigel's campaign in 2012
International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers$500
Topeka Federation of Labor$500
Kansas National Education Association$500
Haas, Debbie$500
Communications Workers$400
Total Raised in 2012$6,678
Source:Follow the Money


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.[4]


Virgil Weigel received a score of 38.0% in the 2013 index.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Annie Tietze (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 56
Succeeded by