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Kansas Legislature
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Type
Type
Houses Senate
House of Representatives
Term limits
None
Leadership
President of the Senate
Susan Wagle, R
Since January 14, 2013
Senate Vice President
Jeff Longbine, R
Since January 9, 2017
Speaker of the House
Ron Ryckman Jr., R
Since January 9, 2017
Speaker Pro Tem
Blaine Finch, R
Since January 14, 2019
Structure
Seats

165 voting members

  • 40 senators
  • 125 representatives
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Senate political groups
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House political groups
Length of term
Senate: 4 years
House: 2 years
Meeting place
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Kansas State Capitol
Topeka, Kansas
Website
www.kslegislature.org


The Kansas Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Kansas. It is a bicameral legislature. It has the lower Kansas House of Representatives and the upper Kansas Senate. There are 125 state representatives and 40 state senators. Representatives are elected for two-year terms, senators for four-year terms.

They have a session every year.


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