|Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference|
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2017
|Preceded by||Cathy McMorris Rodgers|
|Succeeded by||Doug Collins|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Kansas's 2nd district
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Nancy Boyda|
|Succeeded by||Steve Watkins|
|37th Treasurer of Kansas|
January 13, 2003 – November 20, 2008
|Preceded by||Tim Shallenburger|
|Succeeded by||Dennis McKinney|
|Member of the Kansas Senate|
from the 20th district
January 2001 – January 2002
|Preceded by||Alicia Salisbury|
|Succeeded by||Vicki Schmidt|
|Member of the Kansas House of Representatives|
from the 52nd district
January 1999 – January 2001
|Preceded by||Tom Bradley|
|Succeeded by||Lana Gordon|
June 10, 1963
Holton, Kansas, U.S.
(m. 1983; div. 2008)
|Education||Kansas State University|
Weber State University (BS)
Lynn Haag Jenkins (born June 10, 1963) is an American politician and lobbyist. She was in the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 2009 to 2019. Before that, she was the Kansas State Treasurer from 2003 to 2008. Before that, she was in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1999 to 2000 and the Kansas Senate from 2000 to 2002. She is a member of the Republican Party.
Life[change | change source]
Jenkins was born in Holton, Kansas. She was raised on a dairy farm in Holton, and she attended high school there. She graduated from Kansas State University and Weber State College with an accounting major and an economics minor. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Political beliefs[change | change source]
Health care[change | change source]
Economics[change | change source]
Crime[change | change source]
Jenkins supports the death penalty.
LGBT[change | change source]
Personal life[change | change source]
Jenkins has two children, Hayley and Hayden, and was married for 25 years. Her husband Scott filed for divorce on Friday, November 7, 2008. This was shortly after she won the U.S. House election.
References[change | change source]
- "2008 Unofficial Kansas Election Results". Secretary of State. State of Kansas. August 5, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
- Klepper, David; Sullinger, Jim; Bormann, Dawn (November 4, 2008). "Jenkins unseats Boyda; Moore, Roberts re-elected". Kansas City Star.
- "The Law and Lawmakers". CanadaFreePress.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010.
- "Kansas GOP Rep. Lynn Jenkins to retire after 5 terms". The Seattle Times. January 25, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- "The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
- "Lynn Jenkins' Voting Record on Issue". votesmart.org. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
- "Third Judicial District Court Public Access". ShawneeCourt.org. Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved January 29, 2010.
- Barbara Hollingsworth, "Lynn Jenkins' husband files for divorce," Topeka Capital-Journal, November 10, 2008. Archived November 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine