|Kansas House of Representatives District 59|
|2009 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|County Commissioner, Osage County, Kansas|
|2005 – 2009|
|Birthday||October 24, 1954|
|Place of birth||Harveyville, Kansas|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Prescott served on the following committees:
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Interstate Cooperation Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Taxation Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Transportation Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Prescott served on the following committees:
- Commerce and Labor Committee, House of Representatives
- Higher Education Committee, House of Representatives
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House of Representatives
Prescott's answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.
In the test he said his legislative priorities were "To develop an energy policy for Kansas, To demand full funding of PILT payments from the federal government for federally owned lands, To control property taxes, personal income tax, and to see that the tax dollars are spent efficiently."
- H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
Prescott ran in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 76. He and District 9 incumbent Bill Otto were defeated by incumbent Peggy Mast in the August 7 Republican primary. Janet L. Lewis ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 76 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Peggy Mast Incumbent||46.9%||1,735|
|Bill Otto Incumbent||33.2%||1,226|
|William Prescott Incumbent||19.9%||735|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 59 General Election (2010)|
|William Prescott (R)||5,425|
|Blossom Barth (D)||1,923|
On November 4, 2008, Prescott was elected to the 59th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Jim Irey (D).  Prescott raised $13,365 for his campaign, while Irey raised $8,390. 
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 59|
|William Prescott (R)||5,367||54.3%|
|Jim Irey (D)||4,516||45.6%|
In 2010, Prescott received $19,875 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Prescott's campaign in 2010|
|Associated General Contractors Of Kansas||$1,000|
|Kansas Medical Society||$1,000|
|Kansas Livestock Association||$1,000|
|Kansas Optometric Association||$1,000|
|Kansas Bankers Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$19,875|
In 2008 Prescott collected $13,365 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|OS CC Republican Central Committee||$1,700|
|Kansas Republican Party||$1,000|
|Kansans for Lifesaving Cures||$1,000|
|Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
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- Kansas Legislature - William Prescott
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- Campaign contributions: 2008
- Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test
- Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 16, 2012.
- C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010
- 2008 Kansas Election Results
- Kansas House of Representatives, 2008 Money Raised
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
|Kansas House of Representatives District 59
| Succeeded by|
Blaine Finch (R)
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