TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A conservative state senator is the newest Republican to enter the race to succeed retiring GOP U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins.
Sen. Caryn Tyson of Parker introduced her candidacy Thursday for the 2nd Congressional District seat that Jenkins has held since 2009. Tyson and her husband personal and function a ranch in japanese Kansas’ Linn County. Tyson stated in a information launch that it was essential to “embrace the President’s name to repeal and substitute Obamacare, safe our borders, and cross complete tax reform to chop taxes.”
Different Republicans within the race are state Rep. Kevin Jones of Wellsville, state Sen. Steve Fitzgerald of Leavenworth and Basehor Metropolis Councilman Vernon Fields. On the Democratic aspect, former Kansas Home member Paul Davis of Lawrence and Neosho County resident Kelly Standley are operating.