Will Carpenter

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Will Carpenter
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Kansas House of Representatives District 75
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Personal
Birthday07/04/1956
Place of birthHamilton, Kansas
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Will Carpenter is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 75 since 2013.

Carpenter owns two small businesses in Potwin, Kansas.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Children and Seniors
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development
Utilities and Telecommunications

Issues

Campaign themes

Carpenter's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Economic Development

  • Excerpt:"As a small business owner and operator, Will understands the need to promote and expand business to create jobs and grow the economy."

Energy Independence

  • Excerpt:"Kansas needs a comprehensive energy plan. As your Representative, Will is dedicated to researching all options in regards to energy: coal, nuclear, solar and wind."

Conservation

  • Excerpt:"As a lifelong hunter and statewide leader in conservation efforts, Will understands the need to protect our natural resources while supporting efforts to meet our nation's energy demands."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carpenter won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 75. He defeated Karen Hasting in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Suzanne Scribner (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWill Carpenter 65.2% 5,329
     Democratic Suzanne Scribner 34.8% 2,840
Total Votes 8,169


Kansas House of Representatives, District 75 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWill Carpenter 69.7% 2,002
Karen Hasting 30.3% 869
Total Votes 2,871

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Carpenter and his wife Ann have three children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Grange (R)
Kansas House of Representatives District 75
2013–present
Succeeded by
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