Thursday’s news nuggets from the Kansas political scene


An assortment of news tidbits to fill you in on this Thursday, with Democratic state Sen. Marci Francisco of Lawrence changing her plans to run for secretary of state and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Svaty grabbing headlines out west as he introduces his running mate to the state's electorate.

Francisco changes election plans

Democratic state Sen. Marci Francisco suddenly shifted gears Thursday, deciding to run for state treasurer after previously announcing she was running for secretary of state.

The Lawrence senator's decision now leaves the Democrats without a candidate for . . .


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