Jay Emler

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Jay Emler
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 35th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1949-05-25) May 25, 1949 (age 65)[1]
Denver, Colorado
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Lorraine Emler
Residence Lindsborg, Kansas
Profession attorney

Jay Scott Emler is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 35th District since 2001. He previously worked as a Municipal Judge in Lindsborg. Emler was elected by his colleagues to serve as majority leader of the Senate, following Derek Schmidt's election as Kansas Attorney General.[2] Emler assumed the position when the Senate convened January 10, 2011.

He lives in Lindsborg, is married to Lorraine Emler and practices law in McPherson.

Committee assignments[edit]

Sen. Emler works on these legislative committees:[3]

  • Ways and Means
  • Joint Committee on Kansas Security (vice-chair)
  • Commerce
  • Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits
  • Joint Committee on State Building Construction
  • Utilities

Major donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Sen. Emler's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[4]

Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Contractors Association, Koch Industries, Pioneer Communications

Energy and natural resources companies were his largest donor group.


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