Anthony Hensley

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Anthony Hensley
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 19th district
In office
1992 – Incumbent
Personal details
Born (1953-09-02) September 2, 1953 (age 61)
Topeka, Kansas
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Deborah Hensley
Residence Topeka, Kansas
Alma mater Washburn University, Kansas State University
Religion Baptist

Anthony Hensley is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 19th District since 1992. He has been the Minority Leader since 1996 and has also been a committeeman of the Democratic Precinct since 1976. In 1992, he was the Majority Whip. From 1977 to 1992, he was a Representative. In 1991 and 1992, he was the chairman of the 2nd District Democratic Committee and from 1981 to 1986, he was the chairman of the Shawnee County Democratic Central Committee.

Committee assignments[edit]

Sen. Hensley serves on these legislative committees:[1]

  • Confirmation Oversight (vice-chair)
  • Education
  • Interstate Cooperation
  • Joint Committee on Kansas Security
  • Joint Committee on Legislative Coordinating Council
  • Joint Committee on Legislative Post Audit
  • Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits
  • Transportation

Major Donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Hensley's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[2]

Kansas Democratic Party, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Association of Realtors, Kansas Credit Union Association, Kansas Dental Association

Political parties were his largest donor group.


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