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Jeff Whitham is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 123rd district. He has served since 2007.

Prior to his election to the House, Whitham served as mayor and on the city commission of Garden City. He has worked as President and CEO of Western State Bank since 1983.

Whitham is a graduate of Kansas State University and earned his JD from Washburn Law School.

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Issue positions

Whitham's website lists his legislative priorities as state budget and taxes, immigration, and taxpayer's bill of rights (TABOR).[1]

He has refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

Committee membership

  • Appropriations
  • General Government Budget
  • Judiciary (Vice-Chair)
  • Rules and Journal
  • Select Committee on KPERS
  • Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits

Sponsored legislation

Has not sponsored any major legislation.[3]

Major donors

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

  • 1. Whitham, Jeff $4,000
  • 2. Kansas Assoc of Realtors $1,000
  • 3. Singularis Group $749
  • 4. Unknown Contributor $125
  • 5. Gigot, Terry $100

References

  1. ^ Rep. Jeff Whitham Issues
  2. ^ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Whitham Issue Positions
  3. ^ Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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