Ralph Ostmeyer

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Ralph Ostmeyer
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 40th district
In office
2005 – January 2017
Personal details
Born (1943-05-06) May 6, 1943 (age 75)[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kay Ostmeyer
Residence Grinnell, Kansas
Profession farmer/rancher

Ralph Ostmeyer is a former Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 40th District from 2005 through January 2017. Previously, he served as a Representative in the House (2001–2005). He is a farmer and rancher from Grinnell, and is married to Kay Ostmeyer.

Committee assignments[edit]

Ostmeyer served on these legislative committees:[2]

  • Agriculture (vice-chair)
  • Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and Regulations
  • Federal and State Affairs
  • Local Government

Major donors[edit]

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

Koch Industries, Kansas Association of Realtors, Kansas Contractors Association, John G. Lewis, Dana C. Lewis, Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee

Financial, insurance and real estate were his largest donor group, followed by energy and natural resources companies.


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