Steve Watkins

US representative from Kansas
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Steven Charles Watkins Jr. (born September 18, 1976) is an American veteran, politician and businessman. He is a member of the United States House of Representatives for Kansas' 2nd congressional district. He is a Republican.

Steve Watkins
Steve Watkins, official portrait, 116th congress (cropped1).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byLynn Jenkins
Personal details
Born
Steven Charles Watkins Jr.

(1976-09-18) September 18, 1976 (age 44)
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationUnited States Military Academy (BS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS)
Harvard University (MPA)
WebsiteHouse website

In July 2020, Watkins was charged with voter fraud by Shawnee County District Attorney.[1][2]

In August 2020, he lost his re-election primary campaign to Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Brunner, Melissa (July 14, 2020). "DA charges Watkins with voter fraud". WIBW. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  2. Kansas congressman faces felony charges related to 2019 local election, CNN, Paul LeBlanc,, July 14, 2020. Retrieved July 15, 2020.

Other websitesEdit

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lynn Jenkins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd congressional district

2019–present
Incumbent
Order of Precedence of the United States of America
Preceded by
Michael Waltz
United States Representatives by seniority
430th
Succeeded by
Jennifer Wexton