Former staffer under three governors announces House race


A former state official who worked for three Kansas governors launched a campaign Tuesday for House District 29 in Overland Park.

David Soffer, who worked in the administrations of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and former Republican Govs. Jeff Colyer and Sam Brownback, filed to run as a Republican against state Rep. Heather Meyer.

A New York native, Soffer went to work in the Commerce Department as director of marketing and research in 2017 when Brownback was governor.

He later moved over to the governor’s office, where he was a special assistant to Colyer.

He moved back over to Commerce . . .


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