Tracey Mann Article

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Tracey Mann
Tracey Mann official portrait.jpg
50th Lieutenant Governor of Kansas
Assumed office
February 14, 2018
Governor Jeff Colyer
Preceded by Jeff Colyer
Personal details
Born 1976/1977 (age 41–42) [1]
Quinter, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Audrey
Education Kansas State University ( BS)

Tracey Mann (born 1976/77) is an American businessman and politician, the 50th and current Lieutenant Governor of Kansas. [2] He was appointed by Governor Jeff Colyer in February 2018, after Colyer became Governor.

Mann resides in Salina, Kansas, where he works as a commercial real estate broker. He also owns a farm in Quinter, Kansas. [3]

Political career

Mann ran for Kansas's 1st congressional district in 2010, losing to Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary. During the campaign, he expressed support for birtherism, although he has since renounced those beliefs. [3]

Two weeks after Jeff Colyer ascended to the office of Governor of Kansas, Mann was appointed to serve as Colyer's Lieutenant Governor. [4] He was sworn in on February 14, 2018.

Electoral history

Kansas's 1st congressional district Republican primary, 2010 [5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Huelskamp 34,819 34.8%
Republican Jim Barnett 25,047 25%
Republican Tracey Mann 21,161 21.1%

References

  1. ^ "Colyer taps Tracey Mann to be Kansas lieutenant governor". February 13, 2018. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "Colyer picks Tracey Mann as lieutenant governor". KWCH. February 13, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  3. ^ a b McLean, Jim (February 13, 2018). "Colyer Picks Real Estate Operator Tracey Mann As Kansas Lt. Governor". KCUR. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
  4. ^ The Wichita Eagke. "Colyer picks former congressional candidate as lieutenant governor, running mate". Retrieved February 15, 2018.
  5. ^ Kansas Secretary of State. "2010 Primary Official Results" (PDF). Retrieved February 15, 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jeff Colyer
Lieutenant Governor of Kansas
2018–present
Incumbent