When former U.S. Attorney Steve McAllister came out in support of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly for reelection last week, there was one thing missing from this subplot in the race for Kansas governor.
McAllister had been working behind the scenes to help get conservative state Sen. Dennis Pyle on the ballot, a move that potentially helps Kelly by siphoning votes away from Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt in the governor's race.
McAllister, who is now in private practice and teaches law at the University of Kansas, told The Kansas City Star that he was supporting Kelly because of . . .