UPDATED: Democrats distance themselves from House candidate accused of abuse


(Updated to reflect comment from Davids, new Facebook post from Haulmark, more comments from the victims; edits throughout)

Kansas Democrats on Tuesday distanced themselves from a Johnson County House candidate after charges of abuse surfaced on social media in recent days.

The Democratic Party and the House Democrats issued a statement condemning the behavior alleged against Chris Haulmark by at least two women.

Haulmark is seeking to become the country's first deaf lawmaker. He is running against Republican John Toplikar in House District 15.

"It is disturbing to see this type of behavior from anyone, but even more so . . .


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