|Governor of Kansas|
From: January 14, 2019 – present
||Incumbent (no successor)
|Former State Senator from Kansas's 18th District|
From: January 10, 2005 – January 14, 2019
||Roman Catholic (in name only)
Laura Kelly (born January 24, 1950, age 70) is a liberal Democrat currently serving as the governor of Kansas, previously having been in the upper state legislature from the 18th district.
Governor of Kansas
Kelly ran for and won the 2018 Kansas gubernatorial election, defeating Republican Kris Kobach by 5% of the vote in a normally red state.
Kelly has been criticized for unconstitutionally restricting religious gatherings amidst the CCP virus in the United States.