|Born:||January 24, 1950 (age 73)|
|Career:||Kansas State Senate, 2005-present|
|Education:||B.S., Bradley University|
M.S., Indiana University
Laura Kelly assumed office as governor of Kansas on Jan. 14, 2019.
Kelly was born January 24, 1950, in New York City. She earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology at Bradley University and a Master of Science in therapeutic recreation at Indiana University. Before entering politics, Kelly worked as a recreation therapist and as a director of recreation therapy and physical education. She was the executive director of the Kansas Recreation and Park Association from 1988-2004.
Kelly served in the Kansas Senate from 2005-2019.
Ballotpedia (n.d.). Laura Kelly (Kansas). Retrieved on June 2, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Laura_Kelly_(Kansas).
Vote Smart. (n.d.). Laura Kelly's Biography. Retrieved on June 2, 2020, from https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/34496/laura-kelly.