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Jim Ward

Democratic — Representative — District 86
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jim Ward represents House District 86 in the Kansas House, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 18 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of 25 bills

1996 8342.97
2002 32878.3
2004 23095.36
2006 31870.88
2008 35037.05
2010 31640.2
2012 7895.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Room 43-S
    Kansas State Capitol Building
    300 SW 10th St.
    Topeka, KS 66612
    Phone: 785-296-7698
  • jim.ward@house.ks.gov

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

About a fourth of Kansas House candidates get free pass

Four Wichita-area state lawmakers don’t have opponents in the upcoming elections, assuming no independent candidates join their races. Those unopposed in the August primary and November general elections are Reps. Steve Huebert, R-Valley Center; Mario Goico, R-Wichita; Joe Seiwert, R-Pretty Prairie; and Ponka-We Victors, D-Wichita. Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, has ...

Kansas losing out on millions in Medicaid funding

Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, was one of the speakers at a Friday rally at the Statehouse in Topeka supporting a federal expansion of Medicaid in Kansas. Not only have Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature refused to allow an expansion, but GOP legislative leaders wouldn’t even allow Ward to have ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HR 6010

    Honoring former Representative Forrest Swall.

  • HB 2220

    Teachers' contracts; due process.

  • HB 2148

    Kansas transparency act.

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  • HB 2146

    County election officers; nepotism rule applied.

  • HB 2145

    Help Kansas vote act.

  • HB 2144

    Voter registration; affidavit to verify name change.

Recent Votes

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HB 2124

Final Action - Passed; Yea: 122 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12297.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 32.0
HB 2013

Final Action - Passed; Yea: 88 Nay: 33

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8870.0
•••No: 3326.0
•••Other: 43.0
HB 2091

Final Action - Passed; Yea: 121 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 43.0
HB 2029

Final Action - Passed; Yea: 114 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 11491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 118.0
HB 2097

Final Action - Passed as amended; Yea: 92 Nay: 23

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9273.0
•••No: 2318.0
•••Other: 108.0
HB 2010

Final Action - Passed as amended; Yea: 115 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 11592.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 108.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Kansas State Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.