TOPEKA, Kansas A Shawnee County district judge was named Monday to one of the vacancies on the Kansas Supreme Court.
Though the states most prominent anti-abortion group opposed Shawnee County District Court Judge Evelyn Wilson, Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly Chose Wilson from among the three candidates recommended by the Supreme Court Nominating Commission. Its a choice that could fuel efforts to change how Kansas Supreme Court justices get their seats.
Kelly said she picked Wilson based on her experience in both rural and urban areas.