Jim Ward (Kansas politician)

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James "Jim" Ward
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 88th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Personal details
Born (1957-12-05) December 5, 1957 (age 56)
Omaha, Nebraska
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Karen Ward
Residence Wichita, Kansas
Alma mater Washburn Law School (J.D.)
Creighton University (B.A.)
Profession Attorney

James "Jim" Ward (born December 5, 1957) is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 88th district.[1] He has served since 2003 and is currently the Assistant Minority Leader.

Prior to his election to the House, Ward served in the Kansas Senate from 1991–1993 and on the Wichita City Council in 1991.

Ward, who received his JD from the Washburn School of Law, currently works as an attorney. He is a member of the Wichita Bar Association, Project Freedom, and the Wichita Youth Court Project.[2]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Education (Ranking Member)
  • Health and Human Services
  • Judiciary
  • Interstate Cooperation
  • Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight
  • Joint Committee on Health Policy Oversight

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Ward's 2008 campaign:[3]

  • 1. Kansas Contractors Assoc $1,000
  • 2. Kansas Medical Society $1,000
  • 3. Kansans for Lifesaving Cures $1,000
  • 4. Kansas National Education Assoc $1,000
  • 5. AT&T $1,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://votesmart.org/candidate/12557/jim-ward#.UftPR2RxtHs
  2. ^ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jim Ward Biography
  3. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

External links[edit]