Nov 03, 2020
Jan 01, 2020 - Aug 03, 2020
A Kansas State Senator serves in the upper house of the bicameral Kansas State Legislature. Kansas has 40 senators, who each represent one district within the state. Each senator represents about 71,000 constituents from their respective districts. Primary responsibilities of a senator include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. Additionally, the senate has the exclusive authority to try officials impeached by the house in addition to authorizing certain executive appointments. Leadership in the senate is guided by the Senate President, who, after being chosen by the majority party caucus, and elected by the entire senate body, is charged with assigning each senator to various committees and leadership positions. A Kansas senator serves a four-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of the position is $88.66 per day in addition to $99 for expenses each day that they work. Senators receive reimbursement for mileage and an additional $6775 for expenses incurred between sessions.
Submit application to:
Kansas Secretary of State Elections Division, 120 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS, 66612, US