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Jayhawk Caucus

The 2021 Kansas Legislature includes the following lawmakers who are KU graduates.


Sen. Marci Francisco, a’73, a’77, Lawrence (District 2)
Alumni Association Life Member and KU research analyst for the Center for Sustainability

Sen. Patricia Pettey, d’68, g’74, Kansas City (District 6)
Alumni Association member

Sen. Kellie Warren, l’94, Leawood (District 11)
Alumni Association Life Member

House of Representatives

Rep. Avery Anderson, c’20, Newton (District 72)

Rep. John Carmichael, c’80, l’83, Wichita (District 92)

Rep. John Eplee, m’78, Atchison (District 63)
KU Medical Alumni Association member

Rep. Christina Haswood, g’20, Lawrence (District 10)

Rep. Dennis “Boog” Highberger, e’85, l’92, Lawrence (District 46)

Rep. Jo Ella Hoye, g’09, Lenexa (District 17)

Rep. Fred Patton, l’00, Topeka, (District 50)
Alumni Association Life Member; Chair, Judiciary Committee

Rep. Mark Samsel, l’10, Wellsville (District 5)
Alumni Association Life Member

Rep. Paul Waggoner, b’78, Hutchinson (District 104)

Rep. Troy Waymaster, c’00, Bunker Hill (District 109)
Chair, Appropriations Committee

Rep. Valdenia Winn, d’72, PhD’94, Kansas City (District 34)

Rep. Kristey Williams, d’93, g’98, Augusta (District 77)

Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, s’79, s’82, Kansas City (District 36)
Business Director and Assistant to the CEO, University of Kansas Hospital

Rep. Brandon Woodard, c’13, Lenexa (District 30)
Alumni Association Life Member

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