Todd Tiahrt

Todd Tiahrt REPRepublican

American politician

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Todd TiahrtREPRepublican American politician
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William Todd Tiahrt (TEE-hart; born June 15, 1951) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district from 1995 to 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he was elected as part of the historic Republican Wave of 1994, defeating 18-year incumbent U.S. Representative Dan Glickman. He ran in 2010 for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Sam Brownback. He lost to fellow Republican U.S. Representative Jerry Moran of Hays, Kansas, 50%–45%.Tiahrt twice sought to regain the 4th District House seat, representing a district which encompasses eleven counties in the south central region of the state, including the City of Wichita. In 2014, he ran against incumbent Mike Pompeo in the Republican primary but was defeated. Then, in 2017, after Pompeo vacated the seat to become President Donald Trump's CIA Director, Tiahrt sought the Republican nomination for the special election to fill it, but came in third, losing to Kansas state treasurer Ron Estes.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Southwest Missouri State University
MBA Marketing
Evangel College
BA Management
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
1969 - 1971
Past Positions1 - 13 of 13
Republican National Committee
United States House of Representatives
1994 - 2010
Kansas State Senate
1993 - 1994
Deputy Majority Whip
Kansas 4th District Chair
Republican Party
Chief Executive Officer
Neumann Systems, Incorporated
2013 - 2014
Paulsen Marketing
2012 - Current
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tiahrt and Associates
2012 - Current
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tiahrt Enterprises
2011 - Current
President and Chief Executive Officer
Todd Tiahrt, Limited Liability Company
2011 - Current
Proposal Manager
The Boeing Company
1981 - 1995
Project Engineer
Zenith Corporation
1978 - 1981
Property Estimator
Crawford and Company
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity
Silk Road Caucus
National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
House Jobs Action Team
Co-Chair and Founder
House Economic Competitiveness Caucus
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Congressional Airpower Caucus
Republican Study Committee
Reserve Components Caucus