Longtime Democratic Party leader passes away


The Kansas Democratic Party on Friday announced the passing of Dan Lykins, a longtime party leader who help organize Kansas presidential campaigns from Bobby Kennedy to Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton. He was 75.

He served as treasurer of the Kansas Democratic Party from 1991 to 2010 and chaired  the Clinton-Gore and Hillary Clinton Kansas campaigns, according to a biography compiled by the Kansas Historical Society.

Lykins ran unsuccessfully for several offices including state senator, Kansas attorney general, and U. S. Congress from the 2nd District.

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