Democrat announces run for Wagle Senate seat


The race to replace Senate President Susan Wagle in the Legislature heated up Sunday when the son of a former lawmaker announced he's running for the state Senate.

Devon Rutledge, the son of former state Rep. Joel Rutledge, announced his bid for Senate District 30.

The district is now represented by Wagle, who is running for the U.S. Senate.

Republican state Rep. Renee Erickson announced her candidacy for the seat in July.

Rutledge noted that the district went for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly last . . .


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