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Kansas Silver Haired Legislature

The Kansas Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) is a unicameral legislature composed of 125 representatives. All are over 60 and are elected from their county residence. Wyandotte, Johnson, Shawnee and Sedgwick counties have five additional delegates. The legislature provides an educational experience in the political process and provides an opportunity to identify priority concerns of Kansas senior citizens. The SHL develops bills and resolutions which are presented to the Kansas Legislature and the Governor as recommendations for state policy.

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2019 SHL Candidate packet (Elections are closed for 2019)

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Be an Advocate for Aging Issues!!!

Your donations are needed to help fund SHL’s advocacy efforts:               

SHL representatives are volunteers and the cost of their advocacy efforts is funded through their own contributions, donations from local companies/organizations and private individuals. Donations are accepted to help fund advocacy efforts of this group including the annual conference for all SHL delegates, travel, accommodations and printing of brochures and other educational materials.  For more information on how you can help contact Monica Cissell at 316-660-5229 or email at