The KLA Political Action Council (PAC) and KLA Board of Directors made candidate endorsements for this week's primary election, which will be held, Tuesday, August 7. Below is a list of candidates endorsed by KLA who have a contested primary race. Candidates with uncontested primary election races were not considered for endorsement in the primary.
KLA endorses candidates who understand and support Kansas agriculture and specifically the livestock industry. Funds used for KLA PAC contributions are from voluntary donations given by members. No dues revenue is used.
Members of KLA PAC will meet again after the primary to develop candidate recommendations for the KLA Board of Directors to approve before the November 6 general election.
Dist. 1 Roger Marshall, Great Bend
Dist. 3 Kevin Yoder, Overland Park
Dist. 4 Rep. Ron Estes, Wichita
Kansas Governor/Lt. Governor
Jeff Colyer, Hays/Tracey Mann, Quinter
Kansas Attorney General
Derek Schmidt, Independence
Dist. 6 Jene Vickrey, Louisburg
Dist. 8 Patty Markley, Overland Park
Dist. 11 Jim Kelly, Independence
Dist. 12 Doug Blex, Independence
Dist. 13 Larry Hibbard, Toronto
Dist. 17 Tom Cox, Shawnee
Dist. 27 Sean Tarwater, Stilwell
Dist. 50 Fred Patton, Topeka