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Laura Kelly
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48th Governor of Kansas
Assumed office
January 14, 2019
Lieutenant Lynn Rogers
David Toland
Preceded by Jeff Colyer
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 18th district
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 2019
Preceded by Dave Jackson
Succeeded by Vic Miller
Personal details
Born (1950-01-24) January 24, 1950 (age 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ted Daughety
Residence Cedar Crest
Education Bradley 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.

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

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