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Kim Reynolds
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Reynolds at an event hosted by the Iowa Republican Party in October 2015
43rd Governor of Iowa
Assumed office
May 24, 2017
Lieutenant Adam Gregg
Preceded by Terry Branstad
47th Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
In office
January 14, 2011 – May 24, 2017
Governor Terry Branstad
Preceded by Patty Judge
Succeeded by Adam Gregg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 48th district
In office
January 11, 2009 – November 12, 2010
Preceded by Jeff Angelo
Succeeded by Joni Ernst
Personal details
Born
Kimberly Kay Strawn

August 4, 1959 (1959-08-04) (age 61)
Truro, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kevin Reynolds (1982–present)
Children 3
Education

Kimberly Kay "Kim" Reynolds (born August 4, 1959) is an American politician. She is the 43rd and current Governor of Iowa since May 24, 2017. Before, she was the 47th Lieutenant Governor of Iowa from January 14, 2011 until May 24, 2017. Reynolds also served as the Chair-Elect of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). She served as a state senator from Osceola from January 11, 2009 through November 12, 2010.

Reynolds assumed the office of Governor of Iowa on May 24, 2017 because Terry Branstad was confirmed as the next United States Ambassador to China. Reynolds is the first woman to hold this office.


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