Janice Pauls

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Janice "Jan" Pauls (born September 26, 1952) is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 102nd district. She has served since September 4, 1991. She is also a member of the Kansas Sentencing Commission.[1]


She is known for her social conservatism and played a role in Kansas Proposed Amendment 1 against same-sex marriage.[2] She was also one of the few Democratic politicians endorsed by "Kansans for Life PAC" in 2012.[3]

Party Change[edit]

Formerly a Democrat, Pauls changed her party affiliation to Republican in May 2014.[4]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Corrections and Juvenile Justice
  • Judiciary (Ranking Member)
  • Rules and Journal
  • Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and Regulations
  • Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight

Major Donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Pauls' 2008 campaign:[5]

  • 1. Kansas Contractors Assoc $1,000
  • 2. AT&T $650
  • 3. Sunflower Electric Power Corp $500
  • 4. Kansas National Education Assoc $500
  • 5. Kansas Assoc of Realtors $500


  1. ^ http://www.kanfocus.com/FMPro.php?-DB=House_Profiles_KS&-lay=Contact_Current&-format=Contact_House.html&-RecID=1856&-find
  2. ^ The Hutchinson News
  3. ^ Kansans for Life brochure
  4. ^ http://cjonline.com/news/2014-05-30/pauls-jumps-gop-citing-stances-abortion-gay-rights.  Missing or empty |title= (help);
  5. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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