Ruth Teichman

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Ruth Teichman
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
Succeeded by Mitch Holmes
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dennis Teichman
Residence Stafford, Kansas
Profession farmer, banker

Ruth Teichman is a former Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 33rd District from 2001-2013. She was previously a member of the Stafford Board of Education for 20 years.

A farmer and a banker from Stafford, she is married to Dennis Teichman.

Committee assignments[edit]

Teichman served on these legislative committees:[1]

  • Financial Institutions and Insurance (chair)
  • Natural Resources (vice-chair)
  • Education
  • Organization, Calendar and Rules
  • Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits
  • Ways and Means

Major donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Teichman's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[2]

Ruth Teichman (self-finance), Kansas Association of Realtors, Koch Industries, Kansas National Education Association, Kansas Hospital Association, American Family Insurance, Farmers Insurance Group

Financial, insurance and real estate companies were her largest donor group.


Teichman was defeated by Mitch Holmes by a 7,635-6,762 margin in the Republican Primary on Aug. 7, 2012.[3][4]


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