Gene Rardin is a former Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, who represented the 16th district. He served from 2007 - 2011. Rardin ran for re-election in 2010, but was defeated by Republican Amanda Grosserode.
Prior to his election, Rardin worked a diverse number of jobs including as a teacher with the Shawnee Mission District, a project engineer for Kansas City Power and Light, and a telecommunications manager. In addition, he has owned his own Career Consulting and Training Business for 14 years.
He received degrees in Education and Electrical Engineering from Kansas University, and also has an MBA from the University of Missouri in Kansas City.
Rardin and wife Juanita have been married for 44 years. They have two children and three grandchildren.
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The top 5 donors to Rardin's 2008 campaign:
- 1. Rardin, Gene $10,000
- 2. Kansas Medical Society $1,000
- 3. Kansas National Education Assoc $1,000
- 4. Kansans for Lifesaving Cures $1,000
- 5. Sheet Metal Workers Local 2 $1,000