Hot Topics :
Kansas Lawmaker who left GOP running for US Senate as Democrat

Kansas Lawmaker who left GOP running for US Senate as Democrat

by WIBW  |  Published on October 17, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas legislator who defected from the Republican Party last year is running for the U.S. Senate next year as a Democrat.

The Kansas City Star reports that State Sen. Barbara Bollier, of the Kansas City suburb of Mission Hills, promised an independent approach in kicking off her campaign Wednesday. The 61-year-old retired anesthesiologist also condemned dysfunction in Washington as she seeks to replace retiring Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.

Republicans haven’t lost a U.S. Senate race in Kansas since 1932. But Democrats are heartened by the victories last year of U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids in a Kansas City area district and Gov. Laura Kelly statewide.

Former federal prosecutor Barry Grissom and Manhattan Mayor Pro Tem Usha Reddi also are running as Democrats. Republican contenders include Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle , western Kansas congressman Roger Marshall and immigration hardliner Kris Kobach .

Subscribe to The Red Report

Get your daily dose of news & info from The Red Report

Sign up to The Red Report for FREE and receive our daily emails.

?>

The Red Report: Real Conservative News

Are you tired of the same old Liberal slanted news? Join over 500,000 Americans who get their daily dose of Conservative Politics delivered right to their inbox. Make America Great again with a free market, states’ rights, and small government.

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.