Elaine Bowers

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Elaine Bowers
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 36th district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Allen Schmidt
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 107th district
In office
January 10, 2007 – January 8, 2013
Preceded by Joann Lee Freeborn
Succeeded by Susan Concannon
Personal details
Born (1963-02-12) February 12, 1963 (age 55)
Beloit, Kansas
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Charlie Bowers
Alma mater Cloud Country Community College (1983)
Profession Auto dealer
Website www.elainebowers.com

Elaine Bowers (born February 12, 1963) is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 36th district, and has served since 2013.[1]

Prior to her election to the Senate, Bowers was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 107th district. She was elected in 2007.[2] Before that, Bowers worked as an executive secretary for the Concordia Chamber of Commerce and currently is the office manager for Concordia Auto Mart Inc.

She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Girl State Program, Independent Auto Dealers Association, National Auto Dealers Association and Rotary International Club. She currently is the National Federation of Women Legislators Kansas State Director.[3]

Committee membership[edit]

Senator Bowers currently serves on the following legislative committees:[1]

  • 2015 Special Committee on Insurance
  • Agriculture
  • Capitol Preservation Committee
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance (Vice-chair)
  • Joint Committee on State-Tribal Relations
  • Public Health and Welfare
  • Senate Select Committee on the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System {KPERS}

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Bowers' 2008 campaign:[4]

  • 1. Kansas Contractors Assoc $1,000
  • 2. Koch Industries $900
  • 3. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation $750
  • 4. AT&T $500
  • 5. Twin Valley Telephone Inc $500

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Senator Elaine Bowers". Kansas Legislature, 2015-2016 Legislative Sessions. Kansas Legislative Information System and Services. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Representative Elaine Bowers". Kansas Legislature, 2011-2012 Legislative Sessions. Kansas Legislative Information System and Services. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Elaine Bowers' Biography". Vote Smart. Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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