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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Moran''' (b. May 29, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. Senate]] from the state of [[Kansas]]. Moran was first elected to the Senate in 2010.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Moran''' (b. May 29, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. Senate]] from the state of [[Kansas]]. Moran was first elected to the Senate in 2010.  
  
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Moran is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400284 ''Gov Track'' "Jerry Moran," Accessed March 3, 2012]</ref>
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Moran is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400284 ''Gov Track'' "Jerry Moran," Accessed April 21, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 22:58, 21 April 2012

Jerry Moran
Jerry Moran.jpg
U.S. Senate, Kansas
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
U.S. House of Representatives
1997-2011
Kansas State Senate
1989-1997
Education
High schoolPlainville High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas
J.D.Kansas University School of Law
Personal
BirthdayMay 29, 1954
Place of birthGreat Bend, Kansas
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Jerry Moran (b. May 29, 1954) is a Republican member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Kansas. Moran was first elected to the Senate in 2010.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Moran is a "rank-and-file Republican".[1]

Biography

Moran was born in 1954 in Great Bend, KS, but was raised in Plainville, KS. After graduating from Plainville High School, Moran went on to earn his B.S. at the University of Kansas in 1976, and his J.D. at Kansas University School of Law in 1981. Moran has also worked as a bank officer.[2]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Moran's political career[2]:

  • Kansas State Senate, 1989-1997
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-2011
  • U.S. Senate, 2011-Present

Committee assignments

U.S. Senate

2011-2012

Moran serves on the following Senate committees[3]:

Issues

Political positions

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Moran won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Lisa Johnston (D), Michael Wm. Dann (L), and Joseph K. Bellis (Reformed Party) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate General Election, Kansas, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran 70.1% 587,175
     Democratic Lisa Johnston 26.4% 220,971
     Libertarian Michael Wm. Dann 2.1% 17,922
     Reformed Joseph "Joe" K. Bellis 1.4% 11,624
Total Votes 837,692

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Personal

Moran lives in Kansas with his wife, Robba, and their two daughers, Kelsey and Alex.[5]

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Sam Brownback
U.S. Senate - Kansas
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Pat Roberts
U.S. House of Representatives - Kansas, District 1
1997-2011
Succeeded by
Tim Huelskamp (R)
Preceded by
Pat Roberts
Kansas State Senate
1997-2011
Succeeded by
Tim Huelskamp (R)