Crowd forms for House speaker pro tem


No sooner did last week's election wrap up than did a line form to serve in one of the most influential positions in the Kansas House.

Five House members are trying to round up votes to serve as speaker pro tem in the House, the position that was filled by outgoing state Rep. Blaine Finch of Ottawa.

Here's a look at all of the candidates who sent letters to the Republican caucus seeking support to serve as speaker pro tem.

The quotes in the bios below are from letters or emails sent to other House members or in . . .


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