Kansas is one of 11 states in CSG’s Midwestern Legislative Conference. Our snapshot of Kansas includes information on the state’s three branches of government: key leaders in the executive branch, a partisan breakdown of the legislature, term limits, an overview of the judicial branch, and more.
Laura Kliewer serves as CSG Midwest liaison for Kansas. Please contact Laura with any questions you have or research assistance you need.
|Lieutenant Governor||David Toland|
|Secretary of State||Scott Schwab|
|Attorney General||Derek Schmidt|
|Seats: 40||Seats: 125|
|Democrat: 11||Democrat: 39|
|Republican: 29||Republican: 86|
|Average Constituency Size: 70,986||Average Constituency Size: 22,716|
|Length of Term: Four years||Length of Term: Two years|
|Term Limit: No term limits||Term Limit: No term limit|
|Highest Court||Kansas Supreme Court|
|Chief Justice||Marla Luckert|
|Number of Justices||7|
|Method of Selection||Gubernatorial appointment from nominating commission|
|Method of Retention||Retention election|