Lynn Jenkins has won her 5 elections to the U.S. House by an average margin of 20 percentage points.
Kansas Rep. Lynn Jenkins to leave Congress after this term, won’t run for governor. (Kansas City Star, 1/25/2017)
An accountant, she served four years in the Kansas Legislature and six years as state treasurer before taking office in the U.S. House in 2009. Her two successful statewide races for treasurer had fueled speculation that Jenkins would be a formidable candidate for governor.
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