TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Democratic candidate Joshua Svaty has picked a former Army helicopter platoon leader and current local school board member as his running mate in the Kansas governor’s race.
Svaty was introducing Katrina Lewison of Manhattan as his choice for lieutenant governor during a two-day, 11-city tour today.
He is the first of the three major candidates for the Democratic nomination to announce a running mate. The other major candidates are state Sen. Laura Kelly of Topeka and former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer.
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