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About Owen

Rep. Owen DonohoeOwen Donohoe is a well-respected leader and lawmaker. A three-time state representative, Rep. Donohoe provided sensible and effective leadership to education, healthcare, tax and budget committees.

Owen has also led the movement for accountability in Kansas government. An expert in education policy and taxation, Owen supports effective and efficient performance in government because Kansas taxpayers deserve to see a good return on their investment of tax dollars.


Owen and Charlene Donohoe

Family Life and Career

A husband, father and grandfather, Owen has been a leader in the pro-life movement and his legislative record reflects an impeccable commitment to life. 

You can count on him to advocate for Kansas' most vulnerable populations -- the unborn, the disabled and the elderly.

Owen and his wife, Charlene, have lived in Shawnee for more than 20 years. 
Rep. Owen Donohoe with granddaughters
They have five children and 16 grandchildren (three of which are pictured at right).

Owen has owned a small business in Shawnee for more than two decades and has been named a "Champion of Business" multiple times by the Chamber of Commerce. Owen has a degree in Education, has also been a coach and Sunday School teacher.

Owen Donohoe family

Legislative Experience

Rep. Donohoe's experience in the Kansas Legislature shows his proven leadership and grasp of complex issues. Rep. Donohoe served on the following House of Representatives committees:

  •  Appropriations Committee
•  Health and Human Services Committee, Vice Chair
        •  Taxation Committee
        •  Education Committee
        •  Economic Development and Tourism Committee, Vice Chair
        •  General Government Budget Committee
        •  Aging and Long Term Care Committee

Rep. Donohoe's opponent has never been elected by the citizens and has no experience on any government committee.


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