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School funding vote

Here’s how Kansas state senators and representatives voted on the bill to restore equitable public school funding. The “yea” voters chose to be part of the solution — rather than prolonging inequitable and unconstitutional school funding and risking closing down our schools.

Kansas Senate

Yea — 38

Steve Abrams, R-Arkansas City

Tom Arpke, R-Salina

Molly Baumgardner, R-Louisburg

Elaine Bowers, R-Concordia

Terry Bruce, R-Hutchinson

Jim Denning, R-Overland Park

Les Donovan, R-Wichita

Oletha Faust-Goudeau, D-Wichita

Steve Fitzgerald, R-Leavenworth

Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence

David Haley, D-Kansas City

Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan

Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka

Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City

Mitch Holmes, R-St. John

Laura Kelly, D-Topeka

Dan Kerschen, R-Garden Plain

Jeff King, R-Independence

Forrest Knox, R-Altoona

Jacob LaTurner, R-Pittsburg

Jeff Longbine, R-Emporia

Garrett Love, R-Montezuma

Julia Lynn, R-Olathe

Ty Masterson, R-Andover

Carolyn McGinn, R-Sedgwick

Jeff Melcher, R-Leawood

Michael O’Donnell, R-Wichita

Robert Olson, R-Olathe

Ralph Ostmeyer, R-Grinnell

Mike Petersen, R-Wichita

Larry Powell, R-Garden City

Dennis Pyle, R-Hiawatha

Vicki Schmidt, R-Topeka

Greg Smith, R-Overland Park

Caryn Tyson, R-Parker

Susan Wagle, R-Wichita

Rick Wilborn, R-McPherson

Kay Wolf, R-Prairie Village

Nay — 1

Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee

Absent and not voting — 1

Pat Pettey, D-Kansas City

 

Kansas House of Representatives

Yea — 116

John Alcala, D-Topeka

Steve Alford, R-Ulysses

Steven Anthimides, R-Wichita

Barbara Ballard, D-Lawrence

John Barker, R-Abilene

Tony Barton, R-Leavenworth

Steven Becker, R-Buhler

Rick Billinger, R-Goodland

Sue Boldra, R-Hays

Barbara Bollier, R-Mission Hills

John Bradford, R-Lansing

Rob Bruchman, R-Leawood

Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City

Larry Campbell, R-Olathe

Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan

John Carmichael, D-Wichita

Blake Carpenter, R-Derby

Will Carpenter, R-El Dorado

J.R. Claeys, R-Salina

Lonnie Clark, R-Junction City

Stephanie Clayton, R-Overland Park

Susan Concannon, R-Beloit

Ken Corbet, R-Topeka

Pam Curtis, D-Kansas City

Erin Davis, R-Olathe

Peter DeGraaf, R-Mulvane

Diana Dierks, R-Salina

John Doll, R-Garden City

Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs

John Edmonds, R-Great Bend

Keith Esau, R-Olathe

Bud Estes, R-Dodge City

John Ewy, R-Jetmore

Blain Finch, R-Ottawa

Gail Finney, D-Wichita

Shannon Francis, R-Liberal

Stan Frownfelter, D-Kansas City

Linda Gallagher, R-Lenexa

Randy Garber, R-Sabetha

Jim Gartner, D-Topeka

Ramon Gonzalez, R-Perry

Amanda Grosserode, R-Lenexa

Daniel Hawkins, R-Wichita

Dennis Hedke, R-Wichita

Henry Helgerson, D-Eastborough

Lane Hemsley, R-Topeka

Broderick Henderson, D-Kansas City

Jerry Henry, D-Cummings

Larry Hibbard, R-Toronto

Dennis Highberger, D-Lawrence

Ron Highland, R-Wamego

Brett Hildabrand, R-Shawnee

Don Hill, R-Emporia

Don Hineman, R-Dighton

Kyle Hoffman, R-Coldwater

Roderick Houston, D-Wichita

Steve Huebert, R-Valley Center

Becky Hutchins, R-Holton

Mark Hutton, R-Wichita

Russell Jennings, R-Lakin

Steven Johnson, R-Assaria

Mark Kahrs, R-Wichita

Kasha Kelley, R-Arkansas City

Jim Kelly, R-Independence

Marving Kleeb, R-Overland Park

Annie Kuether, D-Topeka

Greg Lewis, R-St. John

Jerry Lunn, R-Overland Park

Nancy Lusk, D-Overland Park

Adam Lusker, D-Frontenac

Charles Macheers, R-Shawnee

Les Mason, R-McPherson

Peggy Mast, R-Emporia

Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell

Tom Moxley, R-Council Grove

Connie O’Brien, R-Lansing

Leslie Osterman, R-Wichita

Jarrod Ousley, D-Merriam

Fred Patton, R-Topeka

Janice Pauls, R-Hutchinson

Virgil Peck, R-Tyro

Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan

Randy Powell, R-Olathe

Richard Proehl, R-Parsons

Marty Read, R-Mound City

Marc Rhoades, R-Newton

Melissa Rooker, R-Fairway

Louis Ruiz, D-Kansas City

Ron Ryckman Jr., R-Olathe

Ron Ryckman Sr., R-Meade

Tom Sawyer, D-Wichita

Joseph Scapa, R-Wichita

Don Schroeder, R-Inman

Scott Schwab, R-Olathe

Sharon Schwartz, R-Washington

Ben Scott, D-Topeka

Joe Seiwert, R-Pretty Prairie

Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence

Chuck Smith, R-Pittsburg

William Sutton, R-Gardner

Susie Swanson, R-Clay Center

Jack Thimesch, R-Cunningham

Kent Thompson, R-Iola

James Todd, R-Overland Park

Ed Trimmer, D-Winfield

Jene Vickrey, R-Louisburg

Ponka-We Victors, D-Wichita

Jim Ward, D-Wichita

Troy Waymaster, R-Luray

Chuck Weber, R-Wichita

Brandon Whipple, D-Wichita

John Whitmer, R-Wichita

Kristey Williams, R-Augusta

John Wilson, D-Lawrence

Valdenia Winn, D-Kansas City

Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-Kansas City

Nay — 6

Michael Houser, R-Columbus

Dick Jones, R-Topeka

Kevin Jones, R-Wellsville

Mike Kiegerl, R-Olathe

Craig McPherson, R-Overland Park

John Rubin, R-Shawnee

Absent and not voting —3

Mario Goico, R-Wichita

Ken Rahjes, R-Agra

Gene Suellentrop, R-Wichita