Press Releases

Fredonia business owner switches parties, files to challenge Forrest Knox

TOPEKA – Carl Shay, Jr., of Fredonia, filed Tuesday with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for the Senate’s 14th District, which includes Chautauqua, Coffey, Elk, Greenwood, Wilson, and Woodson counties along with portions of Butler, Cowley, Labette, and Montgomery counties. “I decided to change parties when I came to the conclusion that the Kansas […]

Senate Democrats vote against bathroom resolution, condemn lack of action on school finance ruling

The following press release was sent on June 1, 2016: TOPEKA – Senate Democrats today voted unanimously against a resolution in the Kansas Senate regarding the use of school bathrooms by transgender students. “Senate Democrats believe taxpayer dollars have just been wasted on an election year charade over which bathroom students should use,” said Senate […]

Ben Poteete to challenge Dan Kerschen for the 26th district in the Kansas Senate

Former Paratrooper, Friends University graduate student,  running for District 26 Senate Seat Goddard – Ben Poteete, a former Paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division, Goddard High Grad, and Friends University graduate student, filed today to challenge Dan Kerschen for the 26th district in the Kansas Senate. “I am extremely disappointed with the path the state […]

Johnston to challenge Tyson for Kansas Senate

Johnston to challenge Tyson for Kansas Senate TOPEKA – Chris Johnston, of Ottawa, filed today with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office to run for the Senate’s 12th District, which includes Anderson, Franklin, and Linn counties along with portions of Allen, Bourbon, and Miami counties. “I am very unhappy with the path Gov. Brownback and […]

Susan Fowler files for the 17th Senate District

News Release For More Information, Contact: May 12, 2016   Susan Fowler, 620-366-1316 Susan Fowler files for the 17th Senate District TOPEKA – Susan Fowler, of Emporia, filed Wednesday with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for the Senate’s 17th District, which includes Lyon county and portions of Geary, Pottawatomie, and Wabaunsee counties. The seat […]