Carl Holmes

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Carl Holmes
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 125th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1940-10-19) October 19, 1940 (age 80)
Dodge City, Kansas
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Willynda Holmes
ResidenceLiberal, Kansas

Carl Holmes is an American politician, and a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 125th district. He has served since 1985.

Prior to his election to the House, Holmes served as mayor of the city of Plains from 1982 to 1989. Since 1962 he has worked as a land manager of Holmes Farms.

Holmes received his BBA from Colorado State University.[1]

Holmes was defeated in the August 7, 2012, Republican Primary by Reid Petty 904–895. Petty is a member of the school board in Liberal and is the Seward County Republican Chairman.

Committee membership[edit]

  • Energy and Utilities (Chair)
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget
  • Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and Regulations (Chair)
  • Joint Committee on Energy and Environmental Policy (Vice-Chair)

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Holmes's 2008 campaign:[2]

  • 1. Pioneer Communications - $1,000
  • 2. Westar Energy - $1,000
  • 3. Kansas Contractors Assoc - $1,000
  • 4. AT&T - $1,000
  • 5. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - $750


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