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Ron Estes
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 4th district
Assumed office
April 25, 2017
Preceded by Mike Pompeo
39th Treasurer of Kansas
In office
January 10, 2011 – April 25, 2017
Governor Sam Brownback
Preceded by Dennis McKinney
Succeeded by Jacob LaTurner
Treasurer of Sedgwick County
In office
Preceded by Jan Kennedy
Succeeded by Linda Kizzire
Personal details
Ronald Gene Estes

July 19, 1956 (1956-07-19) (age 65)
Topeka, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Susan Oliver Estes
Children 3
Education Tennessee Technological
University (BS, MBA)

Ronald Gene Estes (born July 19, 1956) is an American politician. He has been a member of the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since April 25, 2017. He is a Republican. He was the 39th Kansas State Treasurer from 2011 to 2017 under Governor Sam Brownback.

Early life and education

Estes was born in Topeka, Kansas. He is a fifth-generation Kansan. He earned a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a master's degree in Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.

Electoral history

Kansas State Treasurer

Kansas Treasurer election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes 481,704 58.5
Democratic Dennis McKinney (inc.) 341,324 41.4
Kansas Treasurer election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes (inc.) 570,110 67.5
Democratic Carmen Alldritt 274,257 32.4

2017 Congressional election

Republican caucus results

Republican Convention
Candidate First Ballot Pct. Second Ballot Pct.
Estes, RonRon Estes 58 46% 66 52%
Alan Cobb 28 22% 43 34%
Tiahrt, ToddTodd Tiahrt 20 16% 17 14%
Joseph Ashby 10 8% Eliminated
George Bruce 10 8% Eliminated

General election

Kansas's 4th congressional district special election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes 64,044 52.2%
Democrat James Thompson 56,435 46.1%
Libertarian Chris Rockhold 2,115 1.7%
Total votes 122,594 100.0%
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