January 20, 2020 •
Kansas State Rep. Resigns to Become Mayor
After eight years, Kansas Rep. Brandon Whipple resigned from his House District 96 seat on January 13 to become mayor of Wichita, Kansas.
Whipple defeated incumbent Jeff Longwell to become Wichita’s mayor on November 5, 2019.
The Sedgwick County Democratic Party has nominated Stephanie Yeager to succeed Whipple.
Gov. Laura Kelly must appoint a successor and has not yet approved Yeager’s nomination.
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