Vicki Schmidt

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Vicki Schmidt
Insurance Commissioner of Kansas
Assumed office
January 14, 2019
GovernorLaura Kelly
Preceded byKen Selzer
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 20th district
In office
January 2005 – January 2019
Preceded byLynn Jenkins
Succeeded byEric Rucker
Personal details
Born (1955-09-15) September 15, 1955 (age 63)
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Kansas (BS)

Vicki Schmidt (born September 15, 1955) is a Republican politician who is the Kansas Insurance Commissioner. She was a member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 20th District, from 2005 to 2019. She served as the Senate Assistant Majority Leader from 2009-2012.[1] She was elected Kansas Insurance Commissioner in the 2018 election.

Committee assignments[edit]

In the Kansas Senate, Schmidt served on these legislative committees:[2]

  • Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and Regulations (chair)
  • State Employee Pay Plan Oversight (chair)
  • Education
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Health Care Stabilization Fund Oversight Committee

Major donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Schmidt's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[3]

Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, American Federation of Teachers, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Kansas Association of Realtors, Kansans for Lifesaving Cures, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Medical Society

Financial, insurance and real estate companies were her largest donor group, followed by health care companies.


  1. ^ "KanFocus -- Error".
  2. ^ "Profile from the Kansas Legislature".
  3. ^ "SCHMIDT, VICKI -".

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ken Selzer
Insurance Commissioner of Kansas