JoCo political consultant dies at 75

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Rob McKnight, a Johnson County political consultant who ran more than 400 campaigns in state and local races, died Thursday. He was 75.

A Wichita native, McKnight was credited with helping former Democratic Congressman Dennis Moore get elected to his first position as Johnson County district attorney in 1977.

McKnight won 90% of the campaigns he managed, helping elect moderate Republicans to office, the obit said.

"Please don’t hold this against him – he was the one who 'invented' those pesky political postcards that now fill mailboxes," McKnight's obit . . .

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