KNEA withholds endorsement in Kansas governor’s race


The state's largest teacher's union is sitting out the Democratic primary for governor.

The reason: All the major candidates are committed to public education.

The Kansas National Education Association, with 25,000 members in Kansas, decided not to choose between state Sen. Laura Kelly, former state Rep. Josh Svaty and former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer.

"They're all very good on the issues of importance to our members," said KNEA lobbyist Mark Desetti. "A vote for any one of those Democrats is a pro public education vote."

The KNEA noted on its website that the race between Kelly . . .


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