Republican state Rep. Adam Thomas has filed to run for the state Senate seat that Rob Olson plans to leave after next year.
Thomas, who is now in his third term representing Olathe in the Kansas House, is running for the Senate District 23 seat.
Olson doesn’t plan to seek a fourth term in the Kansas Senate, bringing an end to what will be a 20-year career in the Legislature.
Olson has been in the Kansas Senate since 2011 when he replaced Karin Brownlee, who was appointed state labor secretary by former Gov. Sam Brownback.
Thomas filed to . . .