Ron Estes

American politician

Ronald Gene Estes (born July 19, 1956) is an American politician. He has been a member of the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since April 25, 2017. He is a Republican. He was the 39th Kansas State Treasurer from 2011 to 2017 under Governor Sam Brownback.

Ron Estes
Ron Estes, 115th official photo.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 4th district
Assumed office
April 25, 2017
Preceded byMike Pompeo
39th Treasurer of Kansas
In office
January 10, 2011 – April 25, 2017
GovernorSam Brownback
Preceded byDennis McKinney
Succeeded byJacob LaTurner
Treasurer of Sedgwick County
In office
2004–2010
Preceded byJan Kennedy[1]
Succeeded byLinda Kizzire[2]
Personal details
Born
Ronald Gene Estes

(1956-07-19) July 19, 1956 (age 63)
Topeka, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Susan Oliver Estes
Children3
EducationTennessee Technological
University
(BS, MBA)
WebsiteHouse website

Early life and educationEdit

Estes was born in Topeka, Kansas. He is a fifth-generation Kansan.[3] He earned a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a master's degree in Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.[4]

Electoral historyEdit

Kansas State TreasurerEdit

Kansas Treasurer election, 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes 481,704 58.5
Democratic Dennis McKinney (inc.) 341,324 41.4
Kansas Treasurer election, 2014[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes (inc.) 570,110 67.5
Democratic Carmen Alldritt 274,257 32.4

2017 Congressional electionEdit

Republican caucus resultsEdit

Republican Convention[7]
Candidate First Ballot Pct. Second Ballot Pct.
Ron Estes 58 46% 66 52%
Alan Cobb 28 22% 43 34%
Todd Tiahrt 20 16% 17 14%
Joseph Ashby 10 8% Eliminated
George Bruce 10 8% Eliminated

General electionEdit

Kansas's 4th congressional district special election, 2017 [8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Estes 64,044 52.2%
Democratic James Thompson 56,435 46.1%
Libertarian Chris Rockhold 2,115 1.7%
Total votes 122,594 100.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Estes living a charmed political life". Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  2. "Kizzire picked as new Sedgwick County treasurer". Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  3. "Meet Ron Estes". Kansas State Treasurer Office of the Kansas State Treasurer and the people of Kansas. Topeka, Kansas. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  4. Gruver, Deb (January 29, 2010). "County Treasurer Estes to run for same office at state level". The Wichita Eagle. Wichita, Kansas. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  5. "Kansas Secretary of State 2010 Official Vote Totals" (PDF). Kansas Office of the Secretary of State.
  6. "Kansas Secretary of State 2014 Official Vote Totals" (PDF). Kansas Office of the Secretary of State.
  7. Hagen, Lisa (February 10, 2017). "Kansas treasurer wins GOP nomination to fill House seat". TheHill. Retrieved February 11, 2017.
  8. "2017 Unofficial Kansas Election Results". www.sos.ks.gov. Retrieved September 25, 2017.

Other websitesEdit