Democrats' Future Plans | An Activist In Liberal, Kansas
Kansas and Missouri Democrats are already planning ahead for the next four years, and a western Kansas activist is working to make local government look more like the community it serves.
Segment 1 beginning at 5:14: After losses in their states, the Democrats remain confident for the next election.
Neither the Missouri nor Kansas Democratic Party saw the success of presidential candidate Joe Biden reflected in their state races. Now each will evaluate what needs to be done to get better results in 2022.
- Jean Peters Baker, chair of the Missouri Democratic Party
- Vicki Hiatt, chair of the Kansas Democratic Party
Segment 2 beginning at 32:29: The experiences of a first-time grassroots activist in conservative Kansas.
Activist Kathleen Alonso in Liberal, Kansas said she was surprised by the local Democratic loss margins in the November election. She is working to increase outreach, gain representation, and empower people like her to vote and run in the future.
- Kathleen Alonso, activist in Liberal, Kansas