Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has picked Tracey Mann to function the state’s subsequent lieutenant governor.
The brand new Republican governor introduced his appointment of the forty one-yr-previous Mann throughout a Kansas Livestock Affiliation dinner in Topeka. A swearing-in ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon on the Statehouse.
Mann is a business actual property dealer and farmer from Salina. He stated in a press release he is “extraordinarily grateful for the chance.”
Colyer was the state’s longest-serving lieutenant governor however turned governor Jan. 31 when former GOP Gov. Sam Brownback stepped right down to take an envoy’s submit.
Mann shall be on the gubernatorial ticket when Colyer seeks a full, 4-yr time period this yr.