Jacob LaTurner
Jake LaTurner
40th Treasurer of Kansas

April 25, 2017
Governor Sam Brownback
Ron Estes
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 13th district

January 9, 2013 - April 25, 2017
Bob Marshall
Richard Hilderbrand
Personal details
Born (1988-02-17) February 17, 1988 (age 29)
Galena, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Pittsburg State University (BA)

Jacob "Jake" LaTurner (born February 17, 1988) is an American politician who is currently the 40th Treasurer of Kansas and was previously a member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 13th District from 2013 until 2017. During his tenure in the State's Legislature he vowed for transparency reform and has promoted efforts to expand the Kansas Open Record Act (KORA) and the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA).[1][2]

LaTurner was appointed as Kansas State Treasurer, effective upon the April 25, 2017 resignation of Ron Estes, who won a special election in Kansas's 4th congressional district.[3] Upon his appointment, LaTurner was the youngest statewide official in the United States.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Senate Bill 361". Kansas Legislature; 2015-2016 Legislative Sessions. Kansas Legislative Information System and Services. 
  2. ^ Marso, Andy (19 January 2013). "Freshman senator intent on opening up government". The Topeka Capital-Journal. Retrieved 2014. 
  3. ^ Brownback picks Pittsburg, Kan., Republican to fill state treasurer post (Kansas City Star article-April 18, 2017)
  4. ^ "Kansas Governor Appoints Nation's Youngest Statewide Official". The Celock Report. April 18, 2017. Retrieved 2017. 

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Kansas Senate
Preceded by
Bob Marshall
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 13th district

2013-2017
Succeeded by
Richard Hilderbrand
Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Estes
Treasurer of Kansas
2017-present
Incumbent

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