Mary Jo Taylor

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Mary Jo Taylor
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
January 9, 2017 – January 11, 2021
Preceded byMitch Holmes
Succeeded byAlicia Straub
Personal details
Born (1953-03-27) March 27, 1953 (age 68)
Pratt, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Thomas Eastwood Smith III
(m. 1981; died 1984)

Todd Taylor
EducationWichita State University
Fort Hays State University

Mary Jo Taylor (born March 27, 1953) is an American politician who has served in the Kansas Senate from the 33rd district since 2017. She is a former superintendent of schools in Stafford County, Kansas.[1][2]

Senator Taylor was defeated for a second term in the Aug. 4, 2020 Republican primary by Rep. Alicia Straub.[3]


  1. ^ Mary Clarkin (2016-03-30). "Stafford USD Superintendent Taylor challenging Holmes". Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  2. ^ "Senator Mary Jo Taylor". Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  3. ^ Kansas Secretary of State (2020-06-01). "Kansas 2020 Primary Election Results". Kansas Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020-08-04.

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