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Your Voice & Your Vote Matter

logo with a speech bubble that looks like an open book shaped like the state of Kansas Lawrence Public Schools do not advocate for a particular political stance, candidate or party, but encourage community engagement in the legislative process and support for public schools. 

Educate Lawrence is a legislative advocacy group made up of parents, teachers and community members.

Mission: Educate Lawrence 
is dedicated to educating Lawrence citizens about legislation affecting public schools and advocating for full and fair funding to educate Lawrence children. 

You may find more information about 
Educate Lawrence online and on Facebook.  
 

Check your voter registration and see a sample ballot on the Douglas County Clerk's website

 
Register to Vote! (or Make Changes to Your Registration)
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How to Contact Your Legislators: 
 
Douglas County Legislators
State Representative, 10th District
John Wilson (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 54-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7652 (Topeka)
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_wilson_john_1/

State Representative, 42nd District
Connie O’Brien (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 167-N, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7683 (Topeka), (913) 706-2396 (Tonganoxie)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li_2012/b2011_12/members/rep_obrien_connie_1/

State Representative, 44th District
Barbara Ballard (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 451-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7697 (Topeka), (785) 841-0063 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_ballard_barbara_1/

State Representative, 45th District
Tom Sloan (R)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 149-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7654 (Topeka), (785) 841-1526 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_sloan_tom_1/

State Representative, 46th District
Dennis "Boog" Highberger (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 174-W, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7122 (Topeka) (785) 424-3262 (Lawrence)
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2015_16/members/rep_highberger_dennis_1/

State Representative, 54th District
Ken Corbet (R)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 179-N, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7679 (Topeka)
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_corbet_ken_1/

State Senator, 2nd District
Marci Francisco (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 134-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7364 (Topeka), (785) 842-6402 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_francisco_marci_1/

State Senator, 3rd District
Tom Holland (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 134-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-7372 (Topeka), (785) 843-6949 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_holland_tom_1/

State Senator, 19th District
Anthony Hensley (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: Room 318-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): (785) 296-3245 (Topeka-work), (785) 232-1944 (Topeka-home)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_hensley_anthony_1/
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