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Lawrence Gates Wikipedia
Lawrence Gates is the current Chair of the Kansas Democratic Party. During his tenure the Democrats have been able to win top offices and make gains in the Kansas Legislature by appealing to moderate Republican and independent voters.
Gates graduated from the University of Kansas and is a resident of Overland Park, Kansas. Besides his work for the Democrats, Gates has raised funds for disaster relief and serves as a Governance Boardmember for the nonprofit Community Living Opportunities, Inc. whose mission it is to mission is to help people with severe developmental disabilities achieve a fulfilling lifestyle.
Gates founded the law firm Gates, Biles, Shields & Ryan, P.A. in 1980 and is active in the real estate business.