Long Shot Candidates
It happens every year — in fact, maybe more often than not: people run for office with almost no shot at winning. With the 2016 Election fast approaching, we reign in a few local candidates running with "no chance in hell." Why are they still in the race?
- Alan LaPolice (I), running for Kansas's 1st Congressional District, against Roger Marshall
- Jacob Turk (R), running for Missouri's 5th Congressional District, against Emanuel Cleaver
- Patrick R. Miller, political science professor, University of Kansas
- Zach Worf (D), suspended campaign, formerly running for Kansas State Senate District 39