Lynn Jenkins facts for kids
|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 KS'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.
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.
Jenkins has a mostly conservative voting record in Congress.
Jenkins is against the Affordable Care Act.
Jenkins believes that lowering government spending will help the economy. She is against raising taxes to get a balanced budget.
Jenkins supports the death penalty.
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.
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