Who are the Republicans backing Davis?

TOPEKA, Kansas — According to a press release provided by the Paul Davis for Governor campaign, the following are current Republicans who support Davis for Kansas governor.

 

1. SEN. BARBARA P. ALLEN – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2001-2008; Kansas State House Representatives, 1989-2001; Assistant Attorney General, 1985-1987

2. REP. DENISE APT – Iola, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives; House Education Committee Chair

3. REP. JAYNE AYLWARD – Salina, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives; Administrative Tax Judge, Kansas Board of Tax Appeals

4. REP. GINGER BARR – Auburn, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1981-1989; President of the Shawnee County Republican Women, 2005; President of the Shawnee County Young Republicans, 1976

5. SEN. DICK BOND – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1986-2001; Kansas State Senate President, 4 years; Chair of Financial Institutions and Insurance, 8 years; Kansas Board of Regents, 2002-2007, Kansas Board of Regents Chair, 2006

6. MAYOR KEN BOWER – Leavenworth, KS
City of Leavenworth Mayor, 1997-2001; Leavenworth City Commission, 6 years

7. REP. JIM BRADEN – Clay Center, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 16 years; Speaker of the House, 1987-1990; House Majority Leader, 1985-1986

8. USD BD CAROL BRANDERT – Clay Center, KS
USD 305 Board of Education, 2002-2014

9. REP. NANCY BROWN – Stanley, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1984-1994; Chair of the State Emergency Response Commission; Republican appointee to the Advisory Board of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

10. SEN. PETE BRUNGARDT – Salina, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2001-2013; Salina City Planning , 1986-1991, Salina City Commission 1991-1999; Mayor of Salina, 1993-1994 and 1998-1999

11. SEN. MARK BUHLER – Lawrence, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2002-2004

12. SEN. BUD BURKE – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1975-1996; President of the Kanas Senate, 1989-1996; Senate Majority Leader, 1984-1988; Kansas State House of Representatives, 1973; President of the National Association of State Legislators and Staff, 1991-1992

13. SEN. DAVE CORBIN- Towanda, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1992-2004

14. REP. RAY COX – Bonner Springs, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1992-2006

15. SBOE VAL DEFEVER – Independence, KS
Kansas State Board of Education, 1998-2002; USD 446 Independence, 1995-1998; Independence Community College Board of Trustees, 2013-Present

16. COMM. BRAD DILLON – Hutchinson, KS
Hutchinson City Council, 2001-2007. Reno County Commission, 2008-Present

17. UDS BD GARY DENNING – Hutchinson, KS
Salina City Prosecutor, 1983-1994; Salina USD 305 School Board, 2001-2013

18. MAYOR DAVE DROVETTA – Gardner, KS
City Councilman, Gardner 1995 – 2009; Mayor, Gardner 2009 – 2013

19. REP. SANDY DUNCAN – Wichita, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives

20. USD BD NEDRA ELBL – Salina, KS
USD 305 Board of Education President, 2011-present; NEA President; NEA; NEA Building Representative and NEA Delegate to State and National Conventions

21. SEN. JANE ELDREDGE – Lawrence, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1981-1982

22. USD BD ROGER ELLIOTT – Andover, KS
USD 385 Andover, Member 2003–present

23. SEN. TIM EMERT – Independence, KS
Kansas State Senate, 8 years; Kansas State Senate Majority Leader, 4 years; Chair of Kansas Board of Regents; Chair of Kansas Advisory Board for Juvenile Justice; Kansas State Board of Education ; USD 446 Board of Education, 14 years

24. REP. CINDY EMPSOM – Independence, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1986-2000; Chair of Legislative Educational Planning Committee; Vice Chair-Education Committee; USD 446 Board of Education Chair and member; USD 446 PTA City Council Chair and Member

25. KS GOP CHMN BILL FALSTAD – Fredonia, KS
Kansas Republican Party Chair, 1969-1970; Mayor of Fredonia KS, 1970-72 and 1976-81; Fredonia Regional Hospital and First National Bank of Fredonia Board Member, 25 years; Kansas Chamber of Commerce Board Chair, 1997-1998;
Member of Kansas Chamber of Commerce Board,1993-2008; Member of Kansas Performance Review Board, 1998-2001; Kansas Lottery Commission, 2001-2005; Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission Chair, 2011-2012, Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission 2005-2012

26. REP. RON FOX – Prairie Village, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives

27. SEN. BOB FREY – Liberal, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1985-1989; Kansas State House of Representativess, 1975-1984; Republican Hosue Majority Leader, 1984-1985; House Judiciary Committee Chair; Senate Judicary Committee Chair; Committee on Taxation Member; Committee on Local Government Member; Kansas State Board of Tax Appeals Judge, 1996-2000

28. REP. FRED GATLIN – Atwood, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1986-19966

29. MAYOR CROSBY GERNON – Hiawatha, KS
Mayor of Hiawatha, 2006-2015

30. REP. JOHN GOLDEN – Goodland, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives; Insurance Committee Vice-Chair

31. UDS BD PAT GRIMWOOD – Salina, KS
USD 305 Board of Education, 2005-2013

32. REP. JOHN GRANGE – El Dorado, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2004-2012; USD 490 School Board, 2001-2005

33. SUPT. HOWARD GRAY – Pratt, KS
Superintendant, Pratt and Plains-Kismet

34. MAYOR KRISTIN GUNN – Salina, KS
Mayor of Salina, 1998, 2002, 2003; Salina City Commission, 1995-2003

35. USD BD STEVE HALE – Gardner, KS
USD 231 Board of Education, 2000-2007, President 2006-2007; Gardner City Council Member, 2009-2011

36. CCBOT FLORIS JEAN HAMPTON – Dodge City, KS
Kansas Association of Community College Trustees, 1983-1999, 2007-present; Kansas Board of Regents, 1999-2002

37. COMM. RANDALL HARDY – Salina, KS
Salina City Commissioner, 2013-present; Salina Board of Zoning Appeals Board, 1998-2006

38. USD BD JOLEEN HILL – Manhattan, KS
USD 383 Board of Education, 1987-2003

39. USD BD GENNIFER HOUSE – Goodland, KS
USD 352 Board of Education President, 2013-2014

40. REP. DAVE HUFF – Lenexa, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives; Kansas City Council Member, 1993-1997

41. SEN. TERRIE HUNTINGTON – Fairway, KS
Kansas State Senator , 2010-2012; Kansas State House of Representatives, 2003-2009

42. GOP NAT’L DEL SUE ICE – Newton, KS
Kansas Delegate to the Republican National Convention in Kansas City, 1976; Kansas 4th Congressional District Republican Women Chair, 1976-1978; USD 373 Board of Education, 1983-1987;

43. GOP NAT’L DEL TED ICE – Newton, KS
Kansas Delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1972; Harvey Co. Republican Central Committee Chair, 1970-1980; Republican Precinct Committeeman, 1966-1978; District Judge of the Kansas 9th Judicial District, 1987-2002; County Attorney for Harvey County, 1964 – 1968

44. USD BD GAIL JAMISON- Goodard, KS
Board of Education, 2007-Present; USD 265 Board of Education President, 2014-2015

45. GOP NAT’L DEL ALICE ANN JOHNSTON – Lawrence, KS
Republican National Convention Alternate Delegate ; Third District Republican Committee Vice Chair

46. GOP CHMN DON JOHNSTON – Lawrence, KS
Republican National Convention Delegate; Republican Douglas County Chair; Republican Crawford County Chair; Kansas State Highway Advisory Committee Chair

47. REP. BILL KASSEBAUM – Burdick, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2002-2004; Morris Co.Republican Central Committee Chair; Precinct Committee Person

48. SEN. FRED KERR – Pratt, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1976-1992; Kansas State Senate Majority Leader,1988-1992; Chair Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee, 1984-1988

49. USD BD SETH KONKEL – Hayesville, KS
USD 261 Board of Education, 2001-2007; Haysville City Council, 2011-Present

50. REP. WENDELL LADY – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1969-1982; Speaker of the House 1979-1982; Minority Leader, 1977-1978; Kansas Board of Regents Chair, 1983-1986; Overland Park City Council Member and President, 1965-1968; Ways and Means Committee Chair, 1975-1976

51. SEN. AUDREY LANGWORTHY – Prairie Village, KS
Kansas State Senator, 1984-2001; The Assessment and Taxation Committee Chair, 1992-2000; Prairie Village City Council, 1981-1983

52. MAYOR CAROL LEHMAN – Gardner, KS
Mayor, Gardner, KS; Gardner City Council Member

53. SBOE CAROL (RUPE) LINNENS – Wichita, KS
Kansas State Board of Education, 2000-2008; USD 259 Board of Education, 1989-1997

54. REP. FRED LORENTZ – Fredonia, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1975-1978; 31st Judicial District Judge, 26 years

55. REP. JIM LOWTHER – Emporia, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1976-1996; House Appropriations Committee Cub-Committee Chair; Education Committee Chair LEPC; Post Audit Committee; Citizens National Bank Vice President; School Board Member

56. SEN. BOB MARSHALL – Fort Scott, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2009-2012; Transportation Committee Co-Chair; Education Committee; Taxation Committee; Local Government Committees; Confirmation Oversight Committee; KPERS Committee

57. USD BD SARA McDONALD – Wichita, KS
USD 265 Board of Education, 2007-Present

58. USD BD KEVIN McWHORTER – Wichita, KS
USD 265 Board of Education; USD 265 Educational Foundation

59. US REP. JAN MEYERS – Overland Park, KS
United States Congress, 1985-1997; United States Committee on Small Business Chair, 1195-1997; Kansas State Senator, 1972-1984; Overland Park City Council, 1967-1972

60. UDS BD LARRY MICHEL – Salina, KS
USD 305 Board of Education, 2003-Present

61. REP. R.D. “Bob” Miller – Russell, KS
Kansas House of Representatives, 1981-1990; Kansas State Parole Board, 1990-1994

62. REP. ROBERT “RH” MILLER – Wellington, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1971-1996; Kansas State House of Representatives Majority Leader; Kansas State House of Representatives Speaker; Kansas State House of Representatives Minority Leader; Sumner County GOP Chair, 1971-1980;
Kansas Young Republican Chair, 1971-73

63. SEN. STEVE MORRIS- Hugoton, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1993-2013; Kansas State Senate President, 2005-2013; Kansas State Senate Agriculture Committee; Kansas State Senate Ways and Means Committee; National Conference of State Legislatures President, 2010-2012; USD 210 Board of Education President, 1977-1993

64. SEN. LANA OLEEN – Manhattan, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1989-2004; Kansas State Senate Majority Leader, 2003; Secretary of Defense Appointee, U.S. Dept. of Defense Advisory Commission, 1991-1994; Republican Party County Chair, 1984-1988; Local, State and National Delegate, 1982-Present; Precinct Committee, 1981-Present

65. REP. BILL OTTO – LeRoy, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2005-2012; Southern Coffey County Site Council, 2003-2006; LeRoy City Council, 2002-2004; USD 245 Site Council, 2000-2003; and USD 247 Cherokee, 1984.

66. COMM. DONNA OWENS – Overland Park, KS
Johnson County Commissioner of the 4th district; Councilmember for the 3rd ward in Overland Park, KS

67. SEN. TIM OWENS -Overland Park, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2008-2012; Kansas State House of Representatives, 2002-2008; Kansas State Legislature; Judiciary Committee Chair; Redistricting Committee Chair; Overland Park City Council President; Overland Park City Council Member

68. INS. COMM. SANDY PRAEGER – Lawrence, KS
Kansas Insurance Commissioner, 2002-Present; Kansas State Senate, 1992-2002; Kansas State Senate Vice President; Kansas State House of Representatives, 1990-1992; City of Lawrence Mayor, 1986-1987; Lawrence City Commission, 1985-1989

69. REP. JILL QUIGLEY – Lenexa, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2008-2010

70. MAYOR PRO-TEM JIM RANDALL- Olathe, KS
City of Olathe Mayor; Olathe Planning Committee, 1998-1999; Olathe City Council 2001-2015

71. REP. GERRY RAY – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1996-2002

72. SEN. ROGER REITZ – Manhattan, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2005-2013; Kansas State House of Representatives, 2002-2005; City of Manhattan Mayor; Manhattan City Commissioner

73. MAYOR MARGE ROBERSON – Newton, KS
Newton City Mayor, 2002-2003; Newton City Commissioner, 2000-2003; Harvey County Commission, 2003-2013

74. USD BD LYNN ROGERS – Wichita, KS
USD 259 Board of Education, 2001-present

75. REP. ED ROLFS- Junction City, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1978-1986; House Governmental Organization Committee Chair; House Taxation Committee; Secretary of Revenue, 1986-1990

76. REP. CHARLIE ROTH – Salina, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2005-2012; Salina Mayor, 1984; Salina City Commission, 1981-1984;

77. SBOE SONNY RUNDELL – Syracuse, KS
Kansas State Board of Education Member 1989-2001, USD 494 Syracuse Board Member 1977-1989 and Garden City Community Board of Trustees 1965-1967

78. REP. ELLEN SAMUELSON – Hesston, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives; Precinct Committee,1956-1968 and 1988-present

79. REP. DEBBIE SCHAUF – Mulvane, KS
Kansas House of Representatives, 1986-1990

80. GOP CHMN AL SHANK – Liberal, KS
Chairman, Seward County Republican Central Committee; Chairman, Seward County Community College Foundation

81. LT. GOV. GARY SHERRER – Overland Park, KS
Lieutenant Governor, 1996-2003; Delegate to the 2000 Republican Convention; Secretary of Commerce-1995-2000

82. LT. GOV. SHELBY SMITH – Wichita, KS
Lieutenant Governor, 1975-1979

83. REP. SHERYL SPALDING – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 2006-2012; Kansas Association of School Boards Regional Vice President, 2000-2005;
USD 229 Board of Education, 1997-2005

84. USD BD JANET SPRECKER – Derby, KS
USD 260 Board of Education Member, 2009-present

85. SEN. BOB STOREY – Topeka, KS
Kansas State Senator, 1968-1976; Shawnee County Republican Chair; Delegate to the National Republican Convention

86. CCBOT DAVID SUNDGREN – El Dorado, KS
School Board Member, Flinthills USD 492; Butler County Soil Conservation Director,1988-1993; Butler County Planning Commission, 1991-1995; Butler Community College (BCC) Ag Advisory Committee

87. USD BD JOHN TACHA – Lawrence, KS
USD 497 Board of Education

88. REP. RALPH TANNER – Baldwin City, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1994-2002; Rules Committee Chair, 2 years; Federal and State Affairs Committee Vice Chair; Education Committee, 8 years; Chair Education Committee, 4 years; Vice Chair, Assembly on Federal Issues, National Conference of State Legislatures; Legislative Educational Planning Committee; Budget Committee on Education

89. SEN. RUTH TEICHMAN – Stafford, KS
Kansas State Senator, 2001-2013; USD 349 Board of Education

90. US ATTY LEE THOMPSON – Wichita, KS
United States Attorney, District of Kansas, 1990-1993

91. SEN. CAROLYN TILLOTSON – Leavenworth, KS
Kanas State Senate, 1992-1996; City of Leavenworth Mayor; Leavenworth City Commissioner, 1988-1992; Precinct Committee

92. USD BD MARY ANN TRICKLE – Salina, KS
USD 305 Board of Education

93. SEN. DWAYNE UMBARGER – Thayer, KS
Kansas State Senator, 1997-2012; Assistant Majority Whip, 2003-Present; USD 258 ANW Special Education Board, 1995-1996

94. MAYOR JOHN VANIER – Salina, KS
Mayor City of Salina, 2008 -2009; Special Court Budget Advisory Council, 2013; Salina City Commission, 2005 -2009

95. USD BD RON VIGNERY – Goodland, KS
USD 352 Board of Education

96. SEN. JOHN VRATIL – Leawood, KS
Kansas State Senate, 1998-2012; Kansas State Senate Vice President, 2003-2012; Republican Precinct Committee

97. USD BD MALEY WILKINS – Lawrence, KS
USD 497 Board President, 1998-1999; USD 497 Board of Education, 1995-1999; Douglas County Republican Committee 2008-2010;

98. SEN. WINT WINTER, JR. – Lawrence, KS
Kansas State Senator, 1982-1992; Judiciary Committee Chair; Ways And Means Committee Vice-Chair; Joint Committee on KPERS Investment Practices Chair; Legislative Post Audit Committee; Economic Development Committee Co-Chair

99. REP. BOB WUNSCH – Kingman, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1983-1988; Judiciary Committee, 1983-1988; Judiciary Committee Chair, 1984-1988; Tax Committee, 1983-1988

100. SEN. DAVID WYSONG – Mission Hills, KS
Kansas State Senate, 2005-2009; Johnson County Commissioner, 1996-1998; Mission Hills City Council, 1996; Johnson County Republican Party Chair

101. REP. JIM YONALLY – Overland Park, KS
Kansas State House of Representatives, 1972-1976 and 2002-2006

102. USD BD CINDY YULICH – Lawrence, KS
USD 497 Board of Education, 2003-2007

103. USD BD GLENNIS ZIMMERMAN – South Haven, KS
USD 509 Board of Education, 2009-present; Sumner County Leadership Initiative President, 2013 – Present

104. USD BD JAY ZIMMERMAN – South Haven, KS
US USD 509 Board of Education, 20 years; Grains Member and Director, 2005-2008; Kansas Grain Sorghum Commissioner, 2002-2008 and 2014 – present; Jackson Township Treasurer, 2009-present

List provided by the Paul Davis for Governor campaign

 

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