Laura Kelly

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Laura Kelly
Laura Kelly official photo (cropped).jpg
48th Governor of Kansas
Assumed office
January 14, 2019
LieutenantLynn Rogers
Preceded byJeff Colyer
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 18th district
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 2019
Preceded byDave Jackson
Succeeded byVic Miller
Personal details
Born (1950-01-24) January 24, 1950 (age 69)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Ted Daughety
ResidenceCedar Crest
EducationBradley University (BS)
Indiana University, Bloomington (MS)

Laura Kelly (born January 24, 1950) is a Democratic politician. Kelly is the 48th and current Governor of Kansas since 2019. She was a member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 18th District from 2005 to 2019. She was the Senate Minority Whip.[1]

Kelly was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Kansas in the 2018 election cycle.[2] She beat Kris Kobach in the general election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Senator Laura Kelly - Legislators - Kansas State Legislature". kslegislature.org.
  2. Carpenter, Tim (December 15, 2017). "Sen. Laura Kelly entering the Democratic race for Kansas governor". The Topeka Capital-Journal. Retrieved December 15, 2017.