Frownfelter write-in campaign could make Kansas history


Democratic state Rep. Stan Frownfelter is seeking to do something done only once before in Kansas political history.

If Frownfelter can run a successful write-in campaign against fellow Democrat Aaron Coleman, it would be only the second time an incumbent legislator was reelected despite losing a primary election.

The last — and only — time it occurred was in 1994, when moderate Republican Ellen Samuelson lost a primary to conservative Cedric Boehr and then launched a write-in campaign that defeated him in the general election.

The secretary of state's office said the Samuelson campaign was the last time a . . .


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