Party affiliation: Democrat
Marci Francisco, American state legislator. Recipient award, Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government, 2008. Member University Kansas Student Housing Association; Member of East Lawrence Improvement Association, Oread Neighborhood Association, League Women Voters, Lawrence Preservation Alliance, Sierra Club.
She was mayor of Lawrence, Kansas, from 1981 to 1983 and City Commissioner from 1979 to 1983. See: Francisco's issue positions from Project Vote SmartFrancisco serves on these legislative committees:2015 Special Committee on Agriculture and Natural ResourcesAgriculture (Ranking minority member)Clean Power Plan Implementation Study CommitteeDepartment of Administration and Capital Improvements Subcommittee (Ranking Minority MemberJoint Committee on Information TechnologyJoint Committee on State Building ConstructionNatural Resources (Ranking minority member)Robert G. (Bob) Bethell Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services and KanCare OversightTelecommunications Study CommitteeUtilities (Ranking minority member)Ways and MeansFrancisco sponsored bills increasing the minimum wage and regarding criminal trial procedures and she co-sponsored many other bills, including bills relating to food safety regulations and wildlife. The top contributors to Francisco's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics: Senate Democrats Committee, Kansans for Lifesaving Cures, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, Life Sciences Fund of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce PA and PAC, and others.
Her largest donor groups were lawyers, lobbyists, and business associations.