A former top aide in the state revenue department and a former state lawmaker are vying to fill a vacant House seat later this week in Topeka.
Freda Warfield, who once worked as an aide to Revenue Secretary Joan Wagnon, and the Rev. Ben Scott are seeking the seat left open by Rep. Vic Miller.
Miller is leaving the Kansas House for the Kansas Senate where he will replace Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly.
Ethel Edwards, chair of the Shawnee County Democratic Party, said that Warfield and Scott were seeking to fill the House District 58 seat. The heavily Democratic . . .