July 24, 2014

Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.)

  • District: 2nd District, East -- Topeka, Leavenworth
  • Residence: Topeka
  • Born: June 10, 1963; Topeka, Kan.
  • Religion: United Methodist
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: Kansas State U., A.A. 1985 (business administration); Weber State College, B.S. 1985 (accounting)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Kan. House, 1999-2001; Kan. Senate, 2001-03; Kan. treasurer, 2003-09; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Oversight; Trade)
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State Information: 2nd District, East -- Topeka, Leavenworth

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Lynn Jenkins (R) 167,463 57%
Tobias Schlingensiepen (D) 113,735 38.7%
Ira Hawver (LIBERT) 12,520 4.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 42% Mitt Romney: 55%
2008 Barack Obama: 45% John McCain: 53%