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Moderate Republicans Are Disappearing From Kansas Statehouse

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Kansas News Service
The Kansas statehouse will see fewer moderates during the next legislative session.

The August primary for the state legislature saw more moderates exit the political stage.

That means that even if Democrats do manage to win seats, the Kansas House and Senate will still be more conservative next year.

  • Tom Cox, Republican Representative for Kansas' 17th District
  • Ed Peterson, president of the board of directors of the Mainstream Coalition
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Mackenzie Martin is an associate producer at KCUR. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.