William Prescott

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William Prescott
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Kansas House of Representatives District 59
Former Member
In office
2009 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
County Commissioner, Osage County, Kansas
2005 – 2009
Personal
BirthdayOctober 24, 1954
Place of birthHarveyville, Kansas
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Prescott is a former Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 59 from 2009 to 2013serving as State House Majority Whip.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

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."[1]

  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 76 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Mast Incumbent 46.9% 1,735
Bill Otto Incumbent 33.2% 1,226
William Prescott Incumbent 19.9% 735
Total Votes 3,696

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Prescott won re-election to the 59th District seat against Blossom Barth (D). Prescott had no opposition in the GOP primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 59 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Prescott (R) 5,425
Blossom Barth (D) 1,923

2008

On November 4, 2008, Prescott was elected to the 59th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives, defeating Jim Irey (D). [6] Prescott raised $13,365 for his campaign, while Irey raised $8,390. [7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 59
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Prescott (R) 5,367 54.3%
Jim Irey (D) 4,516 45.6%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Prescott received $19,875 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[8]

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

2008

In 2008 Prescott collected $13,365 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 59
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Blaine Finch (R)