|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Kansas's 2nd district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2021
|Preceded by||Steve Watkins|
|40th Treasurer of Kansas|
April 25, 2017 – January 2, 2021
|Preceded by||Ron Estes|
|Succeeded by||Lynn Rogers|
|Member of the Kansas Senate|
from the 13th district
January 9, 2013 – April 25, 2017
|Preceded by||Bob Marshall|
|Succeeded by||Richard Hilderbrand|
|Born||February 17, 1988|
Galena, Kansas, U.S.
Suzanne Van Gotten (m. 2009)
|Education||Pittsburg State University (BA)|
He is a member of the Republican Party. He was in the Kansas State Senate from 2013 until 2017. When he became state treasurer, LaTurner became the youngest current statewide official in the United States. He was reelected to the job in 2018, becoming the youngest current elected statewide official in the United States.
LaTurner briefly announced a campaign for the United States Senate in the 2020 election but quickly dropped out. He later decided to run for the United States House of Representatives seat representing Kansas's 2nd congressional district. LaTurner beat incumbent U.S. Representative Steve Watkins in that primary election.
References[change | change source]
- "Kansas Governor Appoints Nation's Youngest Statewide Official". The Celock Report. April 18, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
- Brownback picks Pittsburg, Kan., Republican to fill state treasurer post (Kansas City Star article-April 18, 2017)
- "Republican LaTurner elected Kansas treasurer". KSNW. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2019-01-08.