Terry Bruce (politician)

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This article is about the Kansas politician. For former Illinois politician, see Terry L. Bruce.
Terry Bruce
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 34th district
In office
2005 – Incumbent
Personal details
Born (1975-03-05) March 5, 1975 (age 40)[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sarah Bruce
Residence Hutchinson, Kansas
Profession attorney

Terry Bruce, of Hutchinson, Kansas, is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 34th District since 2005. He previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney for Reno County, Kansas. He has also interned with Speaker of the House Robin Jennison and has worked for House Majority Leader Clay Aurand.

He is married to Sarah Bruce.

Committee assignments[edit]

Sen. Bruce serves on these legislative committees:[2]

  • Joint Committee on Legislative Post Audit (vice-chair)
  • Agriculture
  • Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight
  • Judiciary
  • Natural Resources
  • Joint Committee on Special Claims Against the State
  • Utilities

Major donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Sen. Bruce's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[3]

Terry Bruce (self-finance), Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, Kansas Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, Kansas Bankers Association

Sen. Bruce financed $22,972 of his own campaign, more than any of his other donor groups.

Political Positions[edit]

In March 2014, Bruce stated that he supported Kansas's ban on gay marriage and opposed efforts then to remove the ban.[4]


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