Republican state Rep. Troy Waymaster is withdrawing from the 1st District Congressional race to run for reelection to the Kansas House.
In an interview late Friday, Waymaster said he had filed to run for a fifth term to represent the 109th District in the Kansas House.
Waymaster's departure leaves the Republican field for the 1st District race to former Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann and Finney County Commissioner Bill Clifford.
Waymaster said the coronavirus pandemic made it difficult to campaign, especially with the economy closed down and stay-at-home orders in place across the state.
"It was an interesting . . .