Connie O'Brien

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Connie O'Brien
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1946-10-12) October 12, 1946 (age 70)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Edward O'Brien
Children 11
Alma mater B.A. in Social Studies and Secondary Education
Profession Retired
Religion Catholic

Connie O'Brien (born October 12, 1946) is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 42nd district. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, she has served since 2009.[1]

O'Brien is currently President of Leavenworth County Republican Women and Vice Chair of the County Party. She previously served as Precinct Committee Woman and President of Kansas for Life.

O'Brien has a BA in Social Studies and Secondary Education from St. Mary College of Leavenworth. She has worked as a teacher in Basehor-Linwood, Leavenworth, and McLouth.[2]

Issue positions[edit]

O'Brien's official site lists her priorities as taxes, education, energy, traditional values, immigration, second amendment rights, and eminent domain.[3]

Committee Leadership[edit]

  • Children and Seniors (Chair)

Committee Membership[edit]

  • Elections
  • Social Services Budget
  • Local Government
  • Joint Committee on Kansas Security

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to O'Brien's 2008 campaign:[4]

  • 1. Leavenworth County Republican Central Cmte $2,500
  • 2. O'Brien, Connie $587
  • 3. Koch Industries $500
  • 4. Restore America PAC $500
  • 5. Kansas Insurance Agents $350

2014 Kansas House Elections[edit]

Kansas House District 42 Elections, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie O'Brien (Incumbent) 4,042 59.5%
Democratic Austin Lee Harris 2,751 40.5%
Total votes 6,793 100


  1. ^
  2. ^ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Connie O'Brien Biography
  3. ^ Rep. Connie O'Brien - Issues
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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