Gun safety advocate running for Kansas House

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A leading advocate for gun safety at the Capitol is running for the Kansas House, setting up a Democratic primary for House District 17.

Jo Ella Hoye, leader of the Kansas chapter for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, announced Tuesday morning that she will file on Friday to run as a Democrat in District 17.

Hoye's announcement came hours after Laura Smith-Everett announced she was running for the seat now held by Republican state Rep. Tom Cox, who will run for the state Senate next year. Hoye and Smith-Everett will now meet in the . . .

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