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Ron EstesREPRepublican United States Representative, KS-4
66
Years of Age
17
Years of Experience
KSResidence (state)

Ronald Gene Estes (EST-iss; born July 19, 1956) is an American politician, engineer, and farmer who has been the U.S. representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since April 2017. A member of the Republican Party, he served as Kansas State Treasurer from 2011 to 2017. A fifth-generation Kansan, Estes studied engineering and business at Tennessee Technological University. He began his career as a consultant and executive in various manufacturing and service industries. Estes was elected treasurer of Sedgwick County in 2004 and reelected in 2008. He was elected Kansas State Treasurer in 2010 and reelected in 2014. After U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo resigned to become Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Estes won the special election for the seat and was sworn in on April 25, 2017. He is the dean of Kansas's House delegation.

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Campaign Funding

20
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$1,831,615
Total Raised
$1,561,072
Total Spent
$270,544
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$131,000
93%
Oil & Gas$123,425
75%
Air Transport$98,900
73%
Health Professionals$97,196
44%
Railroads$57,900
40%
General Contractors$52,684
37%
Real Estate$49,059
34%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$45,600
34%
Lawyers/Law Firms$44,850
33%
Misc Energy$43,700
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Tennessee Technological University
BA Civil Engineering
Tennessee Technological University
MBA Business Administration
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2017 - Current
Treasurer
State of Kansas
2011 - 2017
Treasurer
Sedgwick County, Kansas
2004 - 2010
Former Employee
Bombardier Learjet
Former Employee
Koch Industries
Former Employee
Procter & Gamble
Other Experience1 - 25 of 25
Member
National Republican Congressional Committee Executive Board
Current
Republican Elector
Electoral College
2016
Midwest Regional Vice President
National Association of State Treasurers
2011 - 2012
Former Treasurer
Kansas County Treasurer’s Association
Member
Kansas County Treasurers’ Association
Member
Executive Board, College Savings Plans Network
Member
Kansas Public Employee’s Retirement System (KPERS)
Member
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Member
Board of Directors, Tennessee Technological University Alumni
Member
Wichita Airport Advisory Board
Vice-Chair
Kansas Republican Party
Member
Pooled Money Investment Board
Current
Member
Social Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Member
Trade Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Member
Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Member
Ways and Means Committee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Member
Joint Economic Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Worker & Family Support, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Homeland Security Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Member
Finance Committee, Hunter Health Clinic