Janis Lee

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Janis Lee
Kansas Senate District 36
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
November 2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Rancher/Farmer
Janis K. Lee was a Democratic member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 36 from 1989 to her resignation in November 2010. Lee resigned due to her appointment to be the chief hearing officer for the Kansas Court of Tax Appeals.[1] She was the Assistant Minority Leader since 1997. She was previously the vice-president of the Unified School District 238 Board of Education.

Policy Positions

No website is available for Sen. Lee that lists her policy positions.

Sen. Lee has not sponsored any notable legislation recently[2]

Committee assignments

Sen. Lee serves on these legislative committees:[3]



On November 4, 2008, Lee was re-elected to the 36th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Larry D. Salmans (R).[4] Lee raised $108,010 for her campaign, while Salmans raised $22,998.[5]

Kansas State Senate, District 36 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJanis Lee (D) 18,654 59.4%
Larry D. Salmans (R) 12,711 40.5%

Campaign donors

In 2008 Lee collected $108,010 in donations.[6]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce $2,500
Ellis County Democratic Central Committee $2,250
Kansas Contractors Association $2,100
Kansas National Education Association $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kansas Senate District 36
1989–November 2010
Succeeded by
Allen Schmidt