Kansas AFL-CIO passes on governor’s race endorsement


Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly has piled up one union endorsement after another in her bid for the party's nomination for governor.

The American Federation of Teachers. Service Employees International. The Locomotive Engineers and Trainman. United Steelworkers. And more.

But there's a big one that she's not going to collect - at least in the primary.

The Kansas State AFL-CIO, which represents 85,000 workers from 300 unions throughout Kansas, decided recently not to endorse in the Democratic primary.

"The election looks close. I don't know if we've seen enough polling," said Andy Sanchez, executive . . .


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