2008 race for Kansas State Representative District 42

Connie O'Brien Republican

Place of residence: Rural Tonganoxie
Birthdate: Oct. 12, 1946
Family: Edward O'Brien, husband; Dana, Teri, John, Jill, Aimee, Shaun, Michael, Erin, Mark, Derek and Mary, children; nine grandchildren
Religion: Catholic
Education: B.A. in secondary education/social studies from St. Mary College in Leavenworth
Occupation: Retired teacher/substitute teacher
Political and government experience: Precinct committeewoman for Tonganoxie Rural since 1992, vice chair for the Leavenworth County Republican Party, district and state delegate to the Kansas Republican Party