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Kansas Senate
Kansas Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 9, 2017
Leadership
President of the Senate
Susan Wagle (R)
Since January 14, 2013
Vice President of the Senate
Jeff Longbine (R)
Since January 9, 2017
Majority Leader
Jim Denning (R)
Minority Leader
Anthony Hensley (D)
Structure
Seats 40
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Political groups

Majority

Minority

Length of term
4 years
Authority Article 2, Kansas Constitution
Salary $88.66/day + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 8, 2016
(40 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(40 seats)
Redistricting Kansas Reapportionment Commission
Meeting place
State Senate Chamber
Kansas State Capitol
Topeka, Kansas

The Kansas Senate is the upper house of the Kansas Legislature. The other is the Kansas House of Representatives. It has 40 members. 28 of them are Republicans. 11 of them are Democrats. One is an Independent.

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