Vickrey resigns seat in Kansas House


State Rep. Jene Vickrey has quietly resigned his House seat, opening the door for Republican leaders to pick a replacement just before the GOP primary next month.

Vickrey resigned his set on June 30, officially bringing his 28-year tenure in the House to an end.

Republican leaders have 21 days to hold a convention to pick a replacement for the House District 6 seat, which represents Miami County.

The timing would put the convention just a couple weeks before the Aug. 4 primary.

The two candidates running for the seat - Samantha Poetter and Clifford Blackmore - are expected to run . . .


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