Franki Roberts is the wife of long-time Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas, who’s in danger of losing his seat to independent Greg Orman.
Here’s what you need to know about Franki:
1. Pat & Franki Roberts Have Been Married Since 1969
The couple have three children, one son and two daughtera; David, Ashleigh, and Anne-Wesley. They also have five grandchildren and are listed as Methodist.
2. They Don’t Own a Home in Kansas
While Pat Roberts is running for the Kansas senate, Franki and her husband do not own a home in the state. The two actually live in Virginia, with the house they claim residence being owned and occupied by campaign contributors C. Duane and Phyllis Ross.
3. Franki Is a Realtor in Virginia
The Roberts even listed their home as Alexandria, Virginia for campaign reimbursements.
4. The Roberts’ Children Went to School in Virginia
Franki’s children went to school in Dodge City for a few months but, attended and graduated from high schools in Alexandria, Virginia, before later attending college in Kansas. David and Margaret Ashleigh both graduated high school from West Potomac in Virginia. Her two daughters, Margaret Ashleigh and Anne Wesley, both attended the University of Kansas, while her son David attended Kansas State and Washburn.
5. Franki’s Husband is the Republican Candidate in Kansas
Pat Roberts, husband of Franki Roberts, is the current Republican candidate and senator in the 2014 Senate race, running against millionaire independent Greg Orman. Roberts is pro life, likes an increase in law enforcement opportunities and education, an increasing penalties for drug offenses and supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases, with a focus on environmental results and less on regulation.