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State legislature candidates spend almost $13,000

Candidates for the Republican Nomination for the 70th District in the Kansas House of representatives have spent $18,768 campaigning since Jan. 1.

Candidates filed their receipts and expenditures reports with the Kansas secretary of state’s office Monday.

Incumbent J. Robert Brookens, Marion, raised $12,803 in contributions for his campaign and spent $10,857. He received several contributions from statewide professional and trade associations.

Brookens received $1,218 of campaign contributions from residents of the district.

Challenger Cheryl Green, Rosalia, raised $14,206 and spent $7,911. She and her husband, Gerard, contributed $7,210 to her campaign.

Other than her household’s contribution, Green received $425 from residents of the district.

Candidates’ financial filings do not reflect any spending by third parties on the race.

Here, by candidate and donor’s city, are the contributions reported:

J. Robert Brookens

Alden: Robert G. Bethell, $100.

Cottonwood Falls: James L. Adkins, $283.88.

Dallas, Texas: Atmos Energy Corporation PAC, $250.

Goessel: Brian D. Stucky, $63.34.

Great Bend: Venture Corporation, $100.

Kansas City, Mo.: Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce PAC, $300; Hallmark Cards, $500; Heavy Constructors Association PAC, $500; Operating Engineers Local 101 PAC, $500.

Leawood: Robert J. Van Crum, $100.

Manhattan: Walters-Morgan Construction, Inc., $100.

Marion: Enid Cady, $150; Debbie Darrow, $75; Todd A. Heitschmidt, $100; Nathan Hoffman, $100.

Meade: Kansas Committee for Rural Electrification, $250.

Oakley: Sporer Land Development, Inc., $100.

Peabody: Beth Eldridge, $100; Legacy Park, $150.

Salina: Pavers, Inc., $100.

Scandia: Reece Construction Co., Inc., $100.

St. Paul: Beachner Construction Company, Inc., $100.

Tampa: David Mueller, $250.

Topeka: AAA Allied Group, Inc., $100; American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas PAC, $500; Associated General Contractors of Kansas PAC, $200; AT&T Services, Inc., $250; Frank C. Sabatina Trust for Scott Ritchey, $100; Gaches, Braden & Associates, $150; Kansas Agra Business Council, $250; Kansas Bankers Association PAC, $100; Kansas Contractors Association PAC, $500; Kansas Dental PAC, $250; Kansas Health Care Association, $150; Kansas Livestock Association PAC, $250; Kansas Medical Society PAC, $250; Kansas National Education Association, $250; Kansas Optometric PAC, $500; Kansas Realtors PAC, $500; Kansas Society of Professional Engineers PAC, $200; Kansas State Farm Insurance Agents & Employees PAC, $300; Kansas Wine & Spirits Wholesalers PAC, $200; Koss Construction Company, $100; Polsinelli Shughart, $200; Strategics Communications of Kansas, LLC, $250.

Washington, D.C.: APAC, Inc./Oldcastle Materials, Inc. Kansas, $250.

Wichita: Bob Bergkamp Dirt Contractor, $100; A. Scott Ritchie, $100; Stand Up for Kansas PAC, $100.

Cheryl Green

Colorado Springs, Colo.: Cinthia Chartier, $200.

De Soto: Frank Weinhold, $250.

El Dorado: Harold Cooper, $200; Cleo Larimer, $200; David Sundgren, $100; Joe Sundgren, $100.

Haysville: Danny Walters, $100.

Herndon: Beth Chartier, $500; Stacey Chartier, $500.

Hillsboro: Pauline Greenshaw, $75; Stephen Welford, $150.

Marion: Carl Stovall, $100.

Ozawkie: Patricia Chartier, $200; Robert Chartier, $300.

Rosalia: Tamara Gray, $100; Gerard and Cheryl Green, $7,210.

Shawnee: Donohoe and Associates, $500; Charlene Donohoe, $500; Owen Donohoe, $500.

Shawnee Mission: Robert Hodgdon, $500.

Topeka: Builders Association of Kansas, $100; Kansas Bankers Association, $250; Kansas Chamber of Commerce, $500; Topeka Small Business PAC, $500.

Valley Falls: Tommy Ryan, $200.

Wichita: Wichita Area Business PAC: $500.

Last modified July 28, 2010