Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Jerry Moran

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman
Elected 14 November, 2012

Jerry Moran

Junior Senator              Kansas                         Republican
Elected 2010

Aging (Special)
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Veterans’ Affairs

Ratings for 2010:

ADA    Americans for Democratic Action                                                      5
            Liberal:             less defense spending   
                                      protect civil liberties, human rights

ACLU  American Civil Liberties Union                                                        13
            Protect individuals from legal infringements on rights

AFS     American Federation of Government Employees                           0       
            Liberal labor

LCV    League of Conservation Voters                                                         0
            Pro-environmental protection

ITIC     Information Technology Industry Council                                            0
            Promote electronic commerce and innovation

NTU    National Taxpayers Union                                                                 90
            Pro-taxpayer rights

COC    US Chamber of Commerce                                                            71

ACU    American Conservative Union                                                      100
            Conservative:    foreign policy
                                       social and budget issues

CFG    Club for Growth                                                                                 88
            Pro-tax limitation

FRC     Family Research Council                                                              100
            Conservative:    promotes marriage and family
                                       oppose abortion

Votes in 111th Congress:           2009 – 2010    House Record

No       Overturn Ledbetter
            Extend statute of limitations in pay discrimination
No       $820 billion stimulus   
            Funds to revive U.S. economy
Yes      Let guns in national parks
            Permit people carrying guns in parks
No       Cap and Trade
            Industry measure to reduce greenhouse gases               
Yes      Bar federal abortion funds
            No federal funds for health plans covering abortion
No       Health Care Bill
            Provides insurance for people without health insurance              
No       Financial Firm Regulation
            Regulations on financial services firms
No       Pass tax cuts for some
            Bush era tax cuts to continue for incomes under $250,000
Yes      Stop detainee transfers
            Prohibit defense funds used to transfer detainees to U.S. facilities                      
No       Legalize Immigrants’ Kids
            Give children of illegal parents path to legal status
No       Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
            Lift ban on openly gay people in military           
No       Limit Campaign Funds
            Requires sponsors of campaign ads to identify themselves

Year                 Candidate                     Vote                                         Campaign Chest

2010                Jerry Moran (R)           587,175  70%                          4,154,081
                        Lisa Johnston (D)         220,971  26                                  32,017
                        Michael Dann (Lib)         17,922    2

2010 primary    Jerry Moran (R)           163,483  50%
                          Todd Tiahrt (R)            146,702  45

                          Lib       Libertarian


Population 2010:                      2,853,118
State Rank:                               33rd
Change since 2000:                 up 6.1%

Urban:                                      71%
Rural:                                       29

Wichita                                      382,368
Overland Park                          173,372
Kansas City                              145,786
Topeka                                      127,473

Median Income:                          48,767
Median Home Value:                123,600

Private Employment:                 76%
Government Employment:         17
Self-Employed:                             7
Poverty:                                    12
Blue Collar:                              23
White Collar:                            60

Median Age:                            36
Over 65:                                   13%
Under 18:                                 25

High School Graduates:            89%
College Graduates:                   29
Graduate Degree:                     10

Veterans:                                  11%

Registered Voters 2010:
Democrats                                460,318
Republicans                              744,975
Independents                            501,505
Voter Turnout -                          857,658
Turnout, Voting Age -              40%

White:                                      78%
Black:                                         6
Hispanic:                                  11
Asian:                                         2
Native American                       1

2008 Presidential Vote:
John McCain (R) -                   699,655           57%
Barack Obama (D) -                514,765           42

2004 Presidential Vote:
George W. Bush (R) -            736,456           62%
John Kerry (D) -                      434,993           37

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