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At A Glance: Where Kansas' 2nd Congressional District Candidates Stand On The Major Issues

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Candidates' campaigns/Crysta Henthorne
Republican Jake LaTurner (left) and Democrat Michelle De La Isla (right)

TOPEKA, Kansas — The 2nd Congressional District seat in Kansas is wide open after current Rep. Steve Watkins lost in the primary.

The Republican candidate is state Treasurer Jake LaTurner, who previously was a state senator. The Democrats have Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla.

Here’s where the two stand on major topics facing the state.

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Crysta Henthorne

Stephen Koranda is the Statehouse reporter for Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas News Service. You can follow him on Twitter @kprkoranda.

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