Marci Francisco

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Marci Francisco
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1950-04-22) April 22, 1950 (age 65)
Prairie Village, Kansas
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Joe Bickford
Residence Lawrence, Kansas
Alma mater University of Kansas
Religion Unitarian

Marci Francisco is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 2nd District since 2005. She was mayor of Lawrence, Kansas, from 1981 to 1983 and City Commissioner from 1979 to 1983. She is married to Joe Bickford.

Issue Positions[edit]

See: Francisco's issue positions from Project Vote Smart

Committee assignments[edit]

Francisco serves on these legislative committees:[1]

  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources
  • Utilities
  • Ways and Means
  • Joint Committee on Information Technology
  • Joint Committee on State Building Construction


Francisco sponsored bills increasing the minimum wage and regarding criminal trial procedures[2] and she co-sponsored many other bills, including bills relating to food safety regulations and wildlife.

Major donors[edit]

The top contributors to Francisco's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics: Senate Democrats Committee, Kansans for Lifesaving Cures, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, Life Sciences Fund of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce PA and PAC, and others. Her largest donor groups were lawyers, lobbyists, and business associations.


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