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Democrats run for Kansas electoral positions in November

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November 6 marks midterm election day for 36 states among the US. Across Kansas, voters will be electing congress members, legislation, education representatives, and new governing staff.
    Four-term Senator Laura Kelly won the Democratic primary for governor on August 7. Kelly grew up in a military household, learning the importance of service, integrity, and accountability. Her major goals include accessible and affordable healthcare for all people, making Kansas public education a large priority, and taking a new approach to jumpstart job growth. Kelly has dedicated her life to fight for children and families on the job and in her community.
    “We are no longer ceding this state. We are determined to take it back,” Kelly said.
    Lynn Rodgers is Kelly’s running partner, as Lieutenant Governor. Rodgers is a businessman, State Senator, and former Wichita Board of Education president. He spent over 30 years travelling Kansas as an agricultural banker, helping him understand the challenges farmers and families in rural areas of Kansas face.
    Brian McClendon will run as the Democratic Secretary of State. His priorities include elections and voting, technical competence, and business, jobs, and innovation. McClendon is an engineer, business founder, and research professor at the University of Kansas.
    Marci Francisco will be running for State Treasurer. She is a supportive community advocate, University of Kansas alumni and retired staff member, and has a lifetime of political experience.
   “For me, that means putting my good judgment, my attention to detail, and my ability to analyze numbers to work on behalf of all Kansans by running to become State Treasurer,” Francisco said, speaking about her position.
    Nathaniel McLaughlin will run as the primary Democrat for Insurance Commissioner.
    The Democratic congressmen and women up for election are 1 District: Alan LaPolice, 2 District: Paul Davis, 3 District: Sharice Davids, and 4 District: James Thompson.
    Thompson will run as the Democratic representative for Butler County. He is a Kansas veteran fighting for good jobs, new opportunities, and protecting Constitutional rights.
    Elected as Democratic primaries, all candidates will be on the November 6 ballot against Republicans for their hopeful leadership positions over Kansas. For more information on each of the candidates, visit: Kansasdems.org.

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Democrats run for Kansas electoral positions in November