Vicki Schmidt Reelected as Kansas Insurance Commissioner

Republican Vicki Schmidt was reelected Kansas Insurance Commissioner Tuesday, defeating challenger Kiel Corkran, a Democrat, by a near 2-1 margin.

Schmidt led with 63.4% of the votes and more than 95% of precincts reporting.

Corkran ran as a Green Party-endorsed candidate. Corkran is a certified actuary who has worked as a paraeducator and a visual data analyst.

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt

Schmidt was first elected commissioner during the 2018 cycle, defeating Democrat Nathaniel McLaughlin.

Schmidt’s term will run through 2026.

Schmidt began her career as a pharmacist before serving in the Kansas State Senate from 2005-2018.


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